Dr. Elkin obtained her BA from Washington University in St. Louis, and her PhD from Yale University.
Dr. Masha Elkin, currently the Ruth Kirchstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, will join the Department of Chemistry as an Assistant Professor as of July 1, 2023.
Elkin earned her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis in 2014, and her PhD from Yale University in 2019. In January 2020, Elkin began her postdoctoral research in Professor John F. Hartwig’s group at the University of California, Berkeley.
Research in the Elkin Group will combine catalyst development, natural products synthesis, and machine learning to tackle important chemical challenges.