CBE 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 24, 2016
May 23, 2016
The American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States, has elected UC Berkeley chemist Michael Marletta as one of 28 new members.
May 20, 2016
President 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.
May 17, 2016
Chris Chang has shown that changes in concentration of copper at the synapse can switch on or off signaling between neurons.
May 14, 2016
Photos from the College of Chemistry's Commencement 2016 ceremony.
May 12, 2016
Daniel 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.
May 4, 2016
Meet CBE student Chun Man Chow and the other 2016 University Medalist runners-up.
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May 3, 2016
Peidong Yang among six UC Berkeley faculty members elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
May 1, 2016
CEO 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.
April 29, 2016
Biochemist Jennifer Doudna has been named a foreign member of the prestigious Royal Society, a rare honor for a UC Berkeley faculty member.
April 26, 2016
Fuels created by artificial photosynthesis are getting much closer to reality.
April 25, 2016
A highly interpenetrated carboxylic acid functionalized porous aromatic framework (PAF) has been demonstrated to undergo selective uptake of neodymium ions over iron and strontium ions, a promising development toward Ln/An group separation in the treatment of fission products.
April 20, 2016
Jay Keasling among nine Berkeley faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
March 28, 2016
Berkeley Lab scientists discover another design principle for building nanostructures
March 23, 2016
10 Berkeley grad students will face off against each other on March 28 for a chance to compete in the UC-wide Grad Slam.
Jennifer Doudna shares 2016 Canada Gairdner International Awards with four others for discovering and re-engineering the CRISPR-Cas9 system.
March 16, 2016
Alex Pines Lab-developed tool could help scientists improve catalysts, liquid-crystal displays, and more.
March 10, 2016
March 7, 2016
A new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas demonstrates how even a short break from certain kinds of makeup, shampoos and lotions can lead to a significant drop in levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals in the body.
February 29, 2016
When Vice President Joe Biden dropped by UC San Francisco on Saturday for a wide-ranging discussion of the current state of cancer research, UC Berkeley’s Jennifer Doudna was on hand to emphasize the need to fund basic research as well as clinical research.