Andrew Quest

apquest [at] berkeley [dot] edu

Andrew was born in 1998 and grew up in Mooresville, Indiana – a small suburb of Indianapolis. He earned dual B.S. degrees in Chemistry and Microbiology from Indiana University – Bloomington. At IU, Andrew worked in the laboratory of Dr. Silas Cook where he developed methodologies for a Lewis acid-promoted alcohol reduction as well as a palladium-catalyzed alkyne insertion/Miyaura borylation. In the summer of 2021, Andrew moved to Berkeley and joined the Hartwig group to study the development of artificial metalloenzymes as catalysts. In his free time, Andrew enjoys hiking, playing tennis, and cooking.