Jennifer Doudna shares 2016 Canada Gairdner International Awards with four others for discovering and re-engineering the CRISPR-Cas9 system.
March 23, 2016
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Alex Pines Lab-developed tool could help scientists improve catalysts, liquid-crystal displays, and more.
March 10, 2016
March 7, 2016
A 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.
February 29, 2016
When 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
Chemistry professor Thomas Maimone has won a NSF Career award and has been named one of 24 Cottrell Scholars for 2016.
February 23, 2016
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February 11, 2016
Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley scientists adapt next-gen solar cell materials for a different purpose.
February 9, 2016
Chemistry professor Felix Fischer has been awarded the 2016 Carl Duisberg Memorial Prize by the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh, German Chemical Society).
Ming Hammond and co-authors publish paper on bacterial sensing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
A new $25 million grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) puts UC Berkeley at the head of a multi-institution consortium.Read the article.
January 27, 2016
One hundred sixty-five UC faculty were among the most influential scientists in their fields in 2015.
January 21, 2016
The University of California Board of Regents has approved Michael Witherell as director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Paul Alivisatos has been tapped to lead the research enterprise at UC Berkeley.
Omar Yaghi, Yuzhong Liu and Yingbo Zhao led the discovery of how to weave materials at the atomic and molecular level to produce complex organic extended structures.
January 19, 2016
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Researchers have demonstrated quantum effects most clearly in enzyme catalysis and photosynthesis.
January 7, 2016
Chris Chang and Omar Yaghi have invented covalent organic frameworks that can transform atmospheric carbon dioxide into a useful building block for biodegradable plastics, fuel, and more.