May 20, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Paul AlivisatosPresident 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 19, 2016

Paul AlivisatosPaul Alivisatos was awarded the National Medal of Science for his foundational contributions to the field of nanoscience; nanotechnologies; and for his leadership in the nanoscience community.

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May 17, 2016

Berkeley Research

Chris ChangChris Chang has shown that changes in concentration of copper at the synapse can switch on or off signaling between neurons.

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May 14, 2016

Commencement 2016Photos from the College of Chemistry's Commencement 2016 ceremony.

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May 12, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Daniel K. NomuraDaniel 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.

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May 10, 2016

Graham FlemingChemistry professor Graham R. Fleming has won the Royal Chemistry Society’s Faraday Lectureship Prize 2016.

The Best Schools Rankings

The Best Schools logoUC Berkeley Chemistry ranked #1

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May 9, 2016

UC Berkeley News

A new technique for taking snapshots of molecules with atomic precision is turning up chemicals scientists shouldn’t be able to see.Felix Fischer

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Naomi Ginsberg (Photo by Kelley Owen LBNL)Chemistry professor Naomi Ginsberg has been named one of thirteen Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars for 2016.

May 4, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Chun Man ChowMeet CBE student Chun Man Chow and the other 2016 University Medalist runners-up.
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May 3, 2016

The Washing Post

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

UC Berkeley News

Peidong YangPeidong Yang among six UC Berkeley faculty members elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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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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