Christopher Chang is being honored for his discoveries in chemistry that span both neuroscience and energy science. The prize of $250,000 is the largest unrestricted cash award given to early career scientists.
The Berkeley Citation was presented to Alex Pines at a celebration of his 70th birthday, held during the 56th ENC Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference.
Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier are being recognized for their joint creation of a revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9. Photo by Cailey Cotner.
Richard Saykally, David Prendergast, Jacob Smith and Royce Lam were part of a team that has provided valuable new insight into the formation of carbonic acid. (Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt)