Stephen Born

Stephen Born was born in the mountain town of Truckee, California and raised in San Francisco for a more colorful upbringing. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz, he moved to La Jolla, California to pursue his doctoral studies at the University of California, San Diego in the group of Professor Yoshihisa Kobayashi in the area of alkaloid total synthesis. After obtaining his Ph.D. in 2009, he moved back up to the Bay Area and started his postdoctoral research at the University of California, Berkeley with Professor Richmond Sarpong, focusing his research towards the enantioselective synthesis of tetrapetalone A and wortmannin.

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Email: sborn at calmail dot berkeley dot edu