Christopher Chang

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Christopher J. Chang
Born 1974
Ames, Iowa
Residence Berkeley, California
Citizenship United States
Fields Chemistry
Institutions UC Berkeley
Alma mater California Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisor Daniel G. Nocera

Christopher J. Chang is a professor of chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, a recipient of several young scientist awards for his research in bioinorganic chemistry, molecular and chemical biology.[1][2]

His research interests include molecular imaging sensors for the study of redox biology[3][4] and metals,[5] especially as applied to neuroscience and immunology, metal catalysts for renewable energy cycles, and green chemistry.[1]

Awards[edit]

  • Davison Thesis Prize (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003) [1]
  • Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation New Faculty Award (2004) [1]
  • Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Beckman Young Investigators Award (2005) [1]
  • American Federation for Aging Research Award (2005) [1]
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2006) [1]
  • Paul Saltman Award, Metals in Biology GRC (2008) [1]
  • Amgen Young Investigator Award (2008) [1]
  • Hellman Faculty Award (2008) [1]
  • Bau Award in Inorganic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2008) [1]
  • 2008: TR35: Technology Review magazine Young Innovator Award[6]
  • Astra Zeneca Excellence in Chemistry Award (2009) [1]
  • Novartis Young Investigator Award in Organic Chemistry (2009) [1]
  • LBGT Award for Outstanding Member (2015)
  • Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists (2015)[7]

Personal life[edit]

Christopher is married to his colleague from the department of chemistry, Michelle Chang, another 2008 TR35 award recipient.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Faculty & Research | College of Chemistry". Chem.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  2. ^ "Chang Group - Homepage". Cchem.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  3. ^ "Molecular imaging of hydrogen peroxide produced for cell signaling : Abstract : Nature Chemical Biology". Nature.com. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  4. ^ "A Targetable Fluorescent Probe for Imaging Hydrogen Peroxide in the Mitochondria of Living Cells". Pubs.acs.gov. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  5. ^ "Visualizing Ascorbate-Triggered Release of Labile Copper within Living Cells using a Ratiometric Fluorescent Sensor". Pubs.acs.gov. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  6. ^ Top Stories. "Innovator Under 35: Christopher Chang, 33 - MIT Technology Review". Technologyreview.com. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  7. ^ "2015 National Laureates". New York Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 4 December 2015. 
  8. ^ "National magazines tout two chemists and two astronomers as top innovators in their fields", UC Berkeley News, August 22, 2008 (retrieved December 12, 2014)