In memorium: Chemistry Professor Dick Andersen

Background image: Richard Andersen at a lecture at University of Wyoming, 2003
Jennifer Doudna holds a model of the CRISPR-Cas9 protein (white) interacting with DNA (orange and blue).

CRISPR expertise to speed drug discovery

CRISPR pioneers Jennifer Doudna (UC Berkeley) and Jonathan Weissman (UCSF) are joining forces with GlaxoSmithKline to further medical research using CRISPR technology.

Jim Breen glass blower

Scientific glassblower continues century-old campus tradition

Learn about Jim Breen, the College of Chemistry’ highly-skilled glassblower who has created glass apparatus and other vessels for Berkeley researchers for the past 16 years.

Schepartz and Zuerch

Department of Chemistry welcomes new faculty

Alanna Schepartz joins the faculty as the T. Z. and Irmgard Chu Distinguished Chair in Chemistry and Michael Zuerch is joining as an Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry.

L'Oreal teams in New York

Undergraduate students compete in national L'Oréal Brandstorm competition

Two talented undergraduate teams, with members from the College of Chemistry and Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, competed in this year's USA national L'Oréal

Richmond Sarpong

Richmond Sarpong awarded the A.R. Katritzky Junior Award in Heterocyclic Chemistry

Professor Sarpong's research interests include the total synthesis of natural products with a keen eye toward the development of new synthetic methods and strategies.

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Alumna Frances Arnold turns microbes into living factories
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Quantum dots are just as awesome as we'd hoped!

Emergency Info

Emergency Procedures in the college.

Watch Professor Geraldine Richmond's graduation address

Geraldine Richmond

Catalyst Magazine

Catalyst Magazine, 2019, volume 14 v1Catalyst is the College's alumni and science news publication produced annually.

Read the 2019 issue of Catalyst.