Richmond Sarpong

Richmond Sarpong (University of California at Berkeley) is interested in the development of new strategies and methods for the synthesis of complex, biologically active, compounds. His research group has made notable contributions to the synthesis of alkaloid natural products and in the development of metal-mediated methods for natural product synthesis. Richmond has been recognized as a Camille Dreyfus Teacher Scholar and received the UC Berkeley Department of Chemistry teaching award in 2009.