ChemX Conference

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ChemX Conference
Saturday, September 21st, 2019
1:00 - 5:00pm

All College of Chemistry students, faculty,  alumni, and corporate sponsors welcome. Registration required.

Hosted Drinks & Appetizers

To help make connections while fostering greater creativity and idea generation!


We thank our corporate partners for their sponsorship of and participation in ChemX.

Lead Sponsors

Applied Materials, Chevron, Genentech


Arduro Biotech

Corporate Sponsorships

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Want to showcase your company and recruit top talent from the College of Chemistry? Consider sponsoring a Corporate Networking Hub.

You will get a clearly identified Corporate Networking Hub, promotion on ChemX Conference emails and website, and the ability to invite your company's recruiters to attend. If interested, please contact Laurent de Janvry at

Register today for our first annual ChemX Conference on Saturday September 21st! This free event will bring together our students, alumni, faculty, and corporate sponsors to learn, network, and engage with each other and our College.

Conference Program

12:00-3:00pm | REGISTRATION

1:00-2:30PM | CHEMX TALKS

Short talks by our star faculty and alumni on their latest research, discoveries, and innovations.

David SchafferDavid Schaffer
Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineer, Bioengineering & Neuroscience| College of Chemistry

Engineering New Viruses for Therapeutic Gene Delivery

Dawn ShaughnessyDawn Shaughnessy
Group Leader of Experimental Nuclear & Radiochemistry & Principle Investigator of Heavy Elements Group | Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Looking Past the Periodic Table: The Discovery and Chemistry of the Superheavy Elements

Ted HouTed Hou
General Partner | Berkeley Catalyst Fund
Chemical Sciences Start-up & Venture Capital Landscape 

Opportunities and Challenges for STEM Startups


Campanile, UC BerkeleyTBD
Professor of Chemistry | College of Chemistry

Session Title TBD


Make connections, give and receive advice, hire talent and get hired!

John Hartwig with student

2:30-5:00pm | Behind The Lab Door: Graduate Student Research Poster Session

Browse the latest pioneering research being conducted by our graduate students and groundbreaking discoveries coming out of our faculty's labs.

Poster session