January 25, 2017
Armand Paul Alivisatos will receive the 2017 NAS Award in Chemical Sciences. Alivisatos is a pioneer in the field of nanotechnology, with work that has had important ramifications for the development of renewable energy, biomedical imaging, light-emitting devices, and other fields.
January 10, 2017
Jeffrey Long's research team with support of Bakar Fellows program focuses on new advances in CO2 capture.
January 9, 2017
December 22, 2016
UC 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.
December 13, 2016
November 23, 2016
The Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) has awarded one of three 2016 Academy Prizes to Berkeley chemistry professor Omar Yaghi.
November 22, 2016
The New England Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) has awarded Berkeley chemistry professor Gabor Somorjai its prestigious 2016 Richards Medal.
November 21, 2016
Chemistry professor Tom Maimone has been selected as one of two recipients of the prestigious 2016 Novartis Early Career Award in Organic Chemistry.