Ribosomes (blue, upper left) are nanomachines that read mRNA (coming in from left) to assemble a chain of amino acids (magenta balls) that folds into a compact 3D protein (lower right, pink). (Graphic adapted from the National Science Foundation (NSF) image)
University of California scientist Enrique Iglesia wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Prize
Enrique Iglesia, Theodore Vermeulen Chair in Chemical Engineering emeritus and Professor of the...Read more about University of California scientist Enrique Iglesia wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Prize
Illustration of neural network. Courtesy of the McKnight Endowment Fund.
The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience has announced the selection of ten neuroscientists to receive the 2023 McKnight Scholar Award....Read more about Karthik Shekhar has been named a 2023 McKnight Scholar
The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust have announced the 2023 class of the Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research. Our congratulations goes to Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology,...Read more about Ziyang Zhang named a Pew-Stewart Scholar selected to advance cutting-edge cancer research
Prof. Karthik Shekhar with 2023 President of the ChemE Car Club Matthew Moy during the College's graduation ceremony in May 2023. Photo courtesy of Matthew Moy.
The College of Chemistry is delighted to annouce that...Read more about Karthik Shekhar awarded 2023 teaching awards
Professor Omar Yaghi receives a medal and diploma from members of the Wilhelm Exner Foundation during a banquet in May 2023 in Vienna, Austria. Photo Jana Madzigon, courtesy of the Wilhelm Exner Foundation.
UC Berkeley scientists collaborate with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany on catalyst digital design program
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, has today announced a three-year collaboration with the research group of John Hartwig...Read more about UC Berkeley scientists collaborate with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany on catalyst digital design program
This study was made possible by the use of a new laser laboratory in the ZEMOS research building at Ruhr University Bochum (RUB), where all external interference signals are minimized. Image Credit: RUB, Marquard
New research from a consortium of Ruhr-Universität Bochum and UC...Read more about Charge into Water Triggered by a Quick Light Pulse
A team of scientists from the College of Chemistry and Berkeley Lab find a new route in bacteria to decarbonize industry. The discovery could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the manufacturing of fuels, drugs, and chemicals. Specifically, the team is looking at a metabolic...Read more about Tiny microbes could brew big benefits for green biomanufacturing
(l to r) Professors Jeffrey Long and T. Don Tilley. Photos College of Chemistry
Jeffrey Long, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and...Read more about Jeffrey Long and Don Tilley elected to the National Academy of Sciences