Pines Magnetic Resonance Center (NMR Facility)

Alex Pines

Named in honor of Professor Alex Pines, The Pines Magnetic Resonance Center's Core NMR Facility and its resources are available for hands-on use to all members of the UC Berkeley and LBNL. The Facility is located in D11 Latimer Hall and is available for use 24 hours a day, year round.

For complete information about the facility visit the PMRC website.

About Alex Pines

Alex Pines, Glenn T. Seaborg Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, has had a remarkable career as a groundbreaking researcher and beloved teacher. Pines is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society; holds honorary degrees from the Universities of Rome, Paris, Marseilles, Amritsar, and the Weizmann Institute of Science; and his many awards include the Wolf Prize in Chemistry. In his honor, the Pines Magnetic Resonance Center (PMRC) was launched on November 28, 2023, at a gathering for the Alexander Pines Endowed Lecture in Physical Chemistry, this year presented by Lyndon Emsley, professor at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The new center advances Berkeley’s prominent position in the vital methodology of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR).

For more information read the press release:  New Pines Center at the College of Chemistry resonates with promise

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Alex Pines and the Pines Magnetic Resonance Center at UC Berkeley