John Hearst

John Hearst

Professor Emeritus

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


Biography

  • 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, LBNL (1980-1999)
  • Director, Chemical Biodynamics Division, LBNL (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, SF (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-)