May 16, 2013

Michelle ChangMichelle Chang, soon-to-be chemistry's newest associate professor, has won two different awards aimed at supporting the careers of young faculty.

May 9, 2013

Douglas ClarkDouglas S. Clark, 56, the current Chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) and the Warren and Katharine Schlinger Distinguished Professor in Chemical Engineering, has been designated the new Dean of the College of Chemistry.

May 3, 2013

Robert BergmanChemistry professor Robert Bergman has received a UC Berkeley Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award for Senior Faculty.

April 10, 2013

Ritankar DasRitankar Das, an undergraduate double-majoring in bioengineering and chemical biology, has been selected as a 2013 Goldwater scholar.

February 11, 2013

C&EN

John F. HartwigJohn Hartwig, Henry Rapoport Professor of Chemistry, receives this year’s award “for the creative discovery and insightful development of fundamentally new, broadly utilized, transition-metal-catalyzed reactions of common functional groups and unreactive C–H bonds.”

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January 30, 2013

Jean FréchetEmeritus chemistry and CBE professor Jean Fréchet, a Professor of the Graduate School, has received a 2013 Japan Prize, one of the most prestigious international awards in science and technology.

January 25, 2013

Justin LomontJustin Lomont, a graduate student in the research group of Charles Harris, has been awarded a K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

January 10, 2013

Gabor SomorjaiGabor Somorjai, University Professor and Berkeley professor of chemistry, has been awarded the 2013 National Academy of Sciences Award in Chemical Sciences.

January 7, 2013

UC Berkeley News Center

Jennifer DoudnaA simple, precise and inexpensive method for cutting DNA to insert genes into human cells could transform genetic medicine, making routine what now are expensive, complicated and rare procedures for replacing defective genes in order to fix genetic disease or even cure AIDS.

January 3, 2013

SF Gate

UCB SealSergiy Nesterenko is one of a small number of students at UC Berkeley who is a triple major, majoring in math, physics and chemistry.

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January 2, 2013

Frances H. ArnoldFrances H. Arnold, who earned her ChemE Ph.D. at Berkeley in 1985 with Harvey Blanch, has been named one of 11 recipients of the 2011 National Medal of Technology and Innovation.