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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The Washing Post

Jennifer DoudnaThe Washing Post interviews Jennifer Doudna on the  heated ethical and legal debates triggered by the discovery of CRISPR.

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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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April 26, 2016


Peidong YangFuels created by artificial photosynthesis are getting much closer to reality.

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April 25, 2016

ACS Central

Jeffrey Long. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt/LBNLA 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

UC Berkeley News

Jay KeaslingJay Keasling among nine Berkeley faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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March 28, 2016


nanotubeBerkeley Lab scientists discover another design principle for building nanostructures

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March 25, 2016

Doug Clark

Dean Clark on the decision to keep the College of Chemistry intact as a single independent unit.

March 23, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Grand Slam 10 Berkeley grad students will face off against each other on March 28 for a chance to compete in the UC-wide Grad Slam. 

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UC Berkeley News

DoudnaJennifer Doudna shares 2016 Canada Gairdner International Awards with four others for discovering and re-engineering the CRISPR-Cas9 system.

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March 16, 2016


Alex PinesAlex Pines Lab-developed tool could help scientists improve catalysts, liquid-crystal displays, and more.

March 10, 2016

DoundaFor remarkable contributions to the understanding of the CRISPR bacterial defense system and the revolutionary discovery that it can be adapted for genome editing.

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March 7, 2016

UC Berkeley News

makeupA 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.

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February 29, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaWhen 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.

February 24, 2016

Thomas Maimone Chemistry professor Thomas Maimone has won a NSF Career award and has been named one of 24 Cottrell Scholars for 2016.

February 23, 2016

Wenjun Zhang, Evan Miller, Ke XuChemical and biomolecular engineering (CBE) professor Wenjun Zhang, along with chemistry professors Evan Miller and Ke Xu, have been awarded Alfred P. Sloane Foundation Research Fellowships.

February 16, 2016

February 11, 2016


Nanowire image by Sam Eaton/UC BerkeleyBerkeley Lab, UC Berkeley scientists adapt next-gen solar cell materials for a different purpose.

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February 9, 2016

Felix FischerChemistry professor Felix Fischer has been awarded the 2016 Carl Duisberg Memorial Prize by the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh, German Chemical Society).