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Emeriti Faculty

John Hearst

Professor Emeritus

jehearst@berkeley.edu
117 Lewis Hall
(510) 407-4555

 

 

Biography

Professor Emeritus; born 1935, Vienna, Austria; B.E. Yale University (1957); Ph.D. California Institute of Technology (1961); D.Sc. (hon.) Lehigh University (1992); Guggenheim Fellow (1968); Miller Professor, Berkeley (1970); European Molecular Biology Organization Professor, Brussels (1973); Senior Staff Scientist, Structural Biology Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (1980-1999); Director, Chemical Biodynamics Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (1986-87, 1988-89); President, American Society for Photobiology (1991-92); Merck Centennial Distinguished Lecturer (1992); Robert A. Welch Foundation Lecturer (1993); American Society for Photobiology Research Award (1994); Scientific Advisory Board, 12th International Congress on Photobiology (1996); Plenary Lecturer, American Society for Photobiology Annual Meeting, St. Louis (1997); Berkeley Citation, University of California, Berkeley (1999); Faculty Chemist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2000-); Mortimer M. Bortin Award for Outstanding Research in Bone Marrow Transplant (2000); Plenary Lecturer, American Society for Photobiology Annual Meeting, San Francisco (2000); Planning Advisory Board, Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences Graduate Program, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA (2000); National Marrow Donor Program Symposium Lecturer, American Society of Hematology (2000), Founding Director and Vice President, New Science Opportunities, Cerus Corporation, Concord, CA (1997-2005); Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2001); 9th European Society for Photobiology Congress, Session Chair and Speaker (2001); National Cancer Institute Symposium -- Inactivated Retroviral Virions: In Vitro and Vaccine Applications, Speaker (2002); Faculty Emeritus: John Heast Founding Director and Vice President, New Science Opportunities, Cerus Corporation, Concord, CA (1997-2005) American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, November 2005 Governing Board of Directors, Leonardo / The International Society for the Arts, Science and Technology, (2007-)

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