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Women’s History Month: The First Women Chemists at Berkeley

UC Berkeley’s first woman chemist, Agnes Fay Morgan, arrived in 1915, though she was assigned to the Home Economics Department. It would be another 63 years before Judith Klinman would be hired into the College of Chemistry (1978), followed in 1984 by Lab nuclear chemist Darleane Hoffman, who helped confirm the existence of Seaborgium. More>

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  1. Please update this entry to reflect the significant and ground-breaking contributions of radiochemist Pat Durbin, a Berkeley Lab senior scientist in the Chemical Sciences division from 1963 until her retirement in 1991 –not that she ever *really* retired.