Jack F. Kirsch

Jack F. Kirsch

Professor of the Graduate School, Molecular and Cell Biology; Professor Emeritus Molecular and Cell Biology and Chemistry

Aug. 14, 1934 - Nov. 12, 2018

In Memoriam

It is with great sadness we report the passing of Jack Kirsch, who served as a Professor of MCB and Chemistry from 1964 to 2006 and as a Professor of the Graduate School in retirement. Read more>


  • Professor of the Graduate School, formerly Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UC Berkeley
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry and Cytology, Rockefeller University
  • Brandeis University Jane Coffin Childs Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Weizmann Institute of Science Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry Guggenheim Fellow
  • Biocenter University of Basel Visiting Professor
  • Member & Fellow AAAS, ACS (Chair Biochemistry Division (1996-8))
  • Member & Fellow American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology