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October 22, 2015

LBNL News

Jennifer Doudna Jennifer Doudna and fellow researchers discover how CRISPR/Cas steals foreign DNA for the bacterial immune system.

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UC Berkeley News

Chuck ShankProfessor emeritus of chemistry and former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Charles (Chuck) Shank is one of two scientists to receive the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the federal government's oldest and most prestigious awards for scientific achievement.

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October 19, 2015

Leslie Silvers

Leslie Silvers is the latest recipient of the Chemistry Achievement Prize (CAP). The prize is awarded quarterly to a College of Chemistry staff member for outstanding work, collaborative efforts and exemplary service to the college.

October 16, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Sarah RichardsonSarah Richardson of the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) is one of the five recipients of the 2015 For Women in Science Fellowship.

October 8, 2015

U.S. News & World Report

Campanile and Latimer Hall. Photo by Keegan Houser.The latest rankings list Berkeley chemistry dept. as world's top program.

October 7, 2015

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Charles ShankA profile of Fermi Award winner Charles Shank.

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October 5, 2015

Forbes

Richmond SarpongHow the use of Ivermectin in Africa sparked Richmond Sarpong's interest in chemistry.

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LBNL News

JBEIDOE's Joint BioEnergy Institute has filed for 100 patents and published 500 scientific papers

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October 2, 2015

LA Times

Trees and sunlight. Photo by Keegan Houser.

Peidong Yang explains how his work led to the development of "leaves" capable of artificial photosynthesis.

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaJennifer Doudna has been named one of five laureates of the 2016 L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards in the field of life sciences.

October 1, 2015

The Conversation

photo of hands by Adnan Abidi/Reuters Heather Buckley, of the Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry, travels to India to report on chemical safety.

September 25, 2015

September 17, 2015

stat charts 2015This fall the College of Chemistry welcomes 306 new undergrads—145 seeking degrees in chemical engineering, 86 in chemical biology and 75 in chemistry (for a chemistry department total of 161).

September 9, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Cal flag. Photo by Elena Zhukova.For the 18th straight year, UC Berkeley has been named the nation's top public university by U.S. News & World Report.

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Leaf. Photo by Kaltschmidt.BCGS's Greener Solutions program offers students the chance to develop environmentally friendly solutions to toxic problems.

August 27, 2015

LBNL News

Yaghi, Diercks, Lin, ChangBerkeley Lab Researchers double down on a good thing by incorporating catalysts into crystalline sponges.

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August 24, 2015

LBNL News

Peidong Yang, Chris Chang, Michelle Chang. Photo by Kaltschmidt.Berkeley Lab Researchers use solar energy and renewable hydrogen to produce methane.

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August 18, 2015

LBNL News

Omar YaghiOmar Yaghi spoke on carbon capture at the Fall 2015 meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston.

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UC Berkeley News

CampanileUC Berkeley is again the top public university in the world and is fourth overall in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), released over the weekend. Photo by Keegan Houser.

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August 17, 2015

LBNL News

Ke Xu Group Ke Xu Group invents technique to combine spectroscopy with super-resolution microscopy, enabling new ways to examine cell structures and study diseases. (Photo courtesy of Roy Kaltschmidt/Berkeley Lab)