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July 27, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Jamie CateJamie Cate and fellow UC Berkeley researchers have now found a promising new drug target within that pathway that is appealing, in part, because it appears to control production of only a few percent of the body’s many proteins, those critical to regulating the growth and proliferation of cells.

July 11, 2016

Univ. of Warwick Press Release

Stephen LeoneProf. Stephen Leone will receive an honorary degree from the University of Warwick, UK on July 18, 2016.

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June 29, 2016

Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaThe cancer moonshot aims to end cancer as it is known today. One of the key discoveries in that effort is CRISPR/Cas9 pioneered by Jennifer Doudna.

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June 24, 2016

Berkeley Science Review

LiposomeTo help cancer drugs access tumors, Ting Xu and collaborators are making tiny particles called nanocarriers that protect the drugs during their journey to the tumor. Read the article.

June 20, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaTaiwan's top science award, the Tang Prize, has gone to two UC Berkeley scientists well-known in the fields of biochemistry and physics: Jennifer Doudna, for her invention of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, and Arthur Rosenfeld, often called the "godfather of energy efficiency."

June 16, 2016

BEAM magnetic speaker project Bernardo Gouveia of Berkeley Engineers and Mentors (BEAM) discusses BEAM's recent Zipcar 2016 “Students with Drive” award.

June 15, 2016

Berkeley Lab

John F. HartwigHartwig, Clark, and fellow Berkeley Lab scientists replace iron in muscle protein with non-biological metal.

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June 7, 2016

ACS Central Science

Doug ClarkControlled self-assembly of proteins is being exploited in the emerging field of protein nanotechnology to create nanoscale structures. Simple protein subunits assembled into complex designs give rise to functional materials and devices.

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June 6, 2016

Berkeley Lab

Chris ChangResearch by Chris Yang could provide new target for obesity research.

May 27, 2016

UC Berkeley News

DNA helixBerkeley scientists have developed a quicker and more efficient method to alter the genes of mice with CRISPR-Cas9.  The work benefited from input from Professor Jennifer Doudna.

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May 24, 2016

Millennium Technology Prize, Press releases

Francis ArnoldCBE alum Frances Arnold receives the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize in recognition of her discoveries that launched the field of 'directed evolution', which mimics natural evolution to create new and better proteins in the laboratory.

May 23, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Michael MarlettaThe American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States, has elected UC Berkeley chemist Michael Marletta as one of 28 new members.

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May 20, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Paul AlivisatosPresident Barack Obama yesterday honored two UC Berkeley faculty members at the White House, awarding chemist Paul Alivisatos with the National Medal of Science and electrical engineer Chenming Hu with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

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May 17, 2016

Berkeley Research

Chris ChangChris Chang has shown that changes in concentration of copper at the synapse can switch on or off signaling between neurons.

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May 14, 2016

Commencement 2016Photos from the College of Chemistry's Commencement 2016 ceremony.

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May 12, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Daniel K. NomuraDaniel Nomura and fellow  researchers have found a long-elusive Achilles' heel within "triple-negative" breast tumors, a common type of breast cancer that is difficult to treat.

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May 4, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Chun Man ChowMeet CBE student Chun Man Chow and the other 2016 University Medalist runners-up.
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May 3, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Peidong YangPeidong Yang among six UC Berkeley faculty members elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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May 1, 2016

Berkeley Engineer Spring 2016 Issue

Alphabet Energy w/ Peidong YangCEO Matt Scullin co-founded Alphabet in 2009 with Peidong Yang after the pair licensed a patent from Berkeley Lab and the university’s intellectual property office.

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April 29, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaBiochemist Jennifer Doudna has been named a foreign member of the prestigious Royal Society, a rare honor for a UC Berkeley faculty member.

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