Vicinitas Therapeutics Launches to Advance Precision Medicines to Stabilize Key Proteins to Treat Disease
It was announced today that Vicinitas Therapeutics, a biotechnology company advancing a proprietary targeted...Read more about Vicinitas Therapeutics Launches to Advance Precision Medicines to Stabilize Key Proteins to Treat Disease
Scientists at Berkeley Lab have developed a material system that could keep plastic out of landfills by enabling a much broader range of fully recyclable plastic products. photo: Adobe Stock
A group of scientists from the labs of...Read more about Designer Materials to Keep Plastic Out of Landfills
Phillip Lewis Geissler (Ph.D. '00, Chem), the Aldo De Benedictis Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at UC Berkeley and a renowned physical chemist, passed away on July 17, 2022. He was 48 years old. He was preceded in...Read more about In memoriam: Phillip Geissler (1974-2022)
Left: a liquid dodecane flat jet produced by a microfluidic chip nozzle. Right: an incident molecular beam (red line) striking the jet surface. Researchers can analyze the velocity and angular distributions of molecules in the scattered beam (blue line).
Image courtesy...Read more about Novel method examines the gas-liquid interface in new detail
Phillip Geissler (1974-2022)
Our community has been jolted by the news that Professor Phillip Geissler, 48, has died. Phill was hiking in Utah at the time of his death.
Phill was the Aldo De Benedictis Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and a...Read more about The College is deeply saddened to announce that Professor Phillip Geissler has died
Groundbreaking collaborative research program will explore common characteristics of Glaucoma, Alzheimer’s
Assistant Professor Karthik Shekar will participate in the Catalyst for a Cure sponsored by Glaucoma Research Foundation.
The Glaucoma Research Foundation, a national non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure...Read more about Groundbreaking collaborative research program will explore common characteristics of Glaucoma, Alzheimer’s
(image: Robert Harris in his office circa 1980s. Photo: Dennis Galloway)
Douglas Clark announced today that Robert (Bob) A. Harris, cherished colleague and professor emeritus of chemistry, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at the age of 85.
Bob was born August...Read more about Theoretical chemist Robert Harris has passed away
Robert Curl in 2009 at the Science History Institute, Philadelphia. Photo Science History Institute/Douglas Lockard
The College of Chemistry is sad to announce that internationally acclaimed scientist and nanotechnology pioneer Robert Curl who was a Berkeley...Read more about In Memoriam: Robert Curl (1933-2022)
The Board of Directors of The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience has announced the selection six neuroscientists to receive the 2022 McKnight...Read more about Markita Landry awarded a 2022 McKnight Scholarship
Scientists have found that cancers in the pancreas (left) readily metastasize because these tumors suppress levels of an enzyme, MSRA, that pulls oxygen atoms off amino acids called methionine. As MSRA levels decrease, methionines on proteins become more oxidized. This causes one...Read more about Scientists find trigger that sets off metastasis in pancreatic cancer