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January 10, 2017

Berkeley Research

Jeffrey Long, Kristen Colwell. Photo by Peg Skorpinski.Jeffrey Long's research team with support of Bakar Fellows program focuses on new advances in CO2 capture.

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UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaUC Berkeley scientists have discovered simple CRISPR systems similar to CRISPR-Cas9 — a gene-editing tool that has revolutionized biology — in previously unexplored bacteria that have eluded efforts to grow them in the laboratory.

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C&EN

Alison NarayanUC Berkeley alumna Alison Narayan wants to turn the enzymes used by cyanobacteria to produce a life-threatening paralysis poison—saxitoxin—into machines that build lifesaving drugs.

August 18, 2016

UC Berkeley News

CRISPR-Cas9UC Berkeley researchers have now found a way to boost the efficiency with which CRISPR-Cas9 cuts and disables genes up to fivefold, in most types of human cells, making it easler to create and study knockout cell lines and, potentially, disable a mutant gene as a form of human therapy.

Berkeley Lab

Omar YaghiMetal-organic frameworks provide a new platform for solving the structure of hard-to-study samples.

August 3, 2016

C&EN News

Ahmed ZewailAhmed H. Zewail, recipient of the 1999 Chemistry Nobel Prize, has died. He was 70.

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