Awards and Honors

College of Chemistry awards and honors featured in the news.

Maimone wins Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb awards

November 21, 2016

Thomas Maimone Chemistry professor Tom Maimone has been selected as one of two recipients of the prestigious 2016 Novartis Early Career Award in Organic Chemistry.

Alison Narayan, Sarpong group alumna, named one of C&EN Talented 12

August 22, 2016

Alison NarayanUC Berkeley alumna Alison Narayan wants to turn the enzymes used by cyanobacteria to produce a life-threatening paralysis poison—saxitoxin—into machines that build lifesaving drugs.

Somorjai wins 2016 Richards Medal

November 22, 2016

Gabor SomorjaiThe New England Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) has awarded Berkeley chemistry professor Gabor Somorjai its prestigious 2016 Richards Medal.

Maimone wins 2017 Eli Lilly Grantee Award

October 24, 2017

Thomas MaimoneAssistant Professor Tom Maimone has been named as one of three recipients of the 2017 Eli Lilly Grantee Award.

Professor Dean Toste recipient of prestigious Humboldt Research Award

October 18, 2017

Dean Toste

Dean Toste, Professor of Chemistry and a Faculty Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, has been awarded the Humboldt Research Award. Professor Toste was nominated for this award by Prof. Dr. Dirk Trauner of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany.