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October 19, 2021

Brooks AbelWe are delighted to introduce Dr. Brooks Abel who joined the College of Chemistry as an assistant professor this summer with a focus in polymer chemistry. Brooks’s position was funded by a generous donation from Rubber and Joy Chen of PMP Tech, an international company based in Taiwan. 

Nobel medal

This year’s laureates will receive their Nobel Prize medals and diplomas in their home countries in December. (Photo: Niklas Halle'N/Associated Press)

October 18, 2021

artificial metalloenzyme
An artificial metalloenzyme based on the natural enzyme called P450 (gray structure). UC Berkeley chemists created a heme molecule (magenta) with an embedded iridium atom (red) that, in E. coli, was incorporated into P450 to execute a reaction unknown in the natural world. (UC Berkeley image by Brandon Bloomer)

October 12, 2021

Cheri Ackerman, alumna

Photo: courtesy of Concerto Biosciences.

October 11, 2021

Dear Colleagues,

It is with a very heavy heart that I write to let you know that Alan Mendelson (B.A. ’69; J.D. ’73, Harvard) died on Friday evening.  Alan was at Oracle Park watching his beloved San Francisco Giants when he suffered a medical emergency.

Hydrogen article illustration

Berkeley Lab scientists (l to r) Adam Weber and Ahmet Kusoglu (Photo: Berkeley Lab)

October 7, 2021

September 21, 2021

Richmond SarpongRichmond Sarpong from the College of Chemistry received the 2021 Edward Leete Award on Thursday for his research and teachings within the field of organic chemistry.

September 16, 2021

August 31, 2021

Kwabena Bediako
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has named Kwabena Bediako, The Cupola Era Professor in the College of Chemistry, a 2021 Fellow in Materials Synthesis.

August 27, 2021

August 26, 2021

Invention Interview with Chris Chang: Molecular Iron Electrocatalyst for the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide (2021)

August 23, 2021

August 10, 2021

Nano letters cover art from the lab of Michael ZuerchOn the Cover: Artist rendering of second harmonic generation spectroscopy in the extreme ultraviolet state. Illustration by Ella Marushenko. (Nano Letters, Vol 21, No 14)

August 3, 2021

Xray photo of tooth decay

UC Berkeley researchers have discovered a compound that promotes bacterial adhesion on teeth, which can lead to dental plaque and cavities. Photo courtesy of Jonathan Borba (Unsplash)

August 2, 2021

Susan Solomon

Photo of Professor Solomon courtesy MIT.