New video footage captured by Berkeley Lab scientists reveals for the first time that nanoparticle growth is directed not by difference in size, but by defects. (Credit: Haimei Zheng/Berkeley Lab. Courtesy of Nature Communications.)
For decades, a textbook process known...Read more about How do nanoparticles grow? Atomic-scale movie upends 100-year-old theory
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
Illustration of DUBTAC in action against a target. (Courtesy Nomura Lab)Novartis-Berkeley Translational Chemical Biology Institute combines Novartis expertise in chemical biology and medicinal chemistry with Berkeley’s expertise in covalent chemoproteomics and chemistry...Read more about Novartis and UC Berkeley Extend Alliance to tackle undruggable diseases
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 Shekhar 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
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