Carolyn R. Bertozzi graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor's degree and then went on to the University of California in Berkeley, where she received her doctorate in 1993. Currently, Bertozzi is the T.Z. and Irmgard Chu Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and also a professor of molecular and cell biology at the University of California in Berkeley.
Bertozzi has received numerous awards, including the MacArthur Foundation Award (1999), the ACS Award in Pure Chemistry (2001), the Irving Sigal Young Investigator Award of the Protein Society (2002), the Ernst Schering Preis (2007), the Lemelson-MIT Prize (2010), and the Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award for Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry (2011). She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina.
Time and Location
- Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 4.p.m.
- Henry Ford Building, Lecture Hall A, Freie Universität Berlin, Garystraße 35, 14195 Berlin; subway station: Thielplatz (U3)