John Berry

"I see undergraduate research as a great way to show undergraduate students what life is like should they decide to go to graduate school in chemistry."

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Hometown: Newport News, VA

Path(s): Organic, Inorganic, Physical/Theoretical

Research Description: We study the synthesis and properties of transition metal compounds.

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Favorite Book/Movie?

Book: Catch-22, Movie: Amadeus

If you could give an undergrad one piece of advice regarding research, what would it be?

Don’t give up if you don’t have success in research right away. We can learn just as much from negative results as we do from positive ones.