The research, led by Peidong Yang of Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division, was published this week in the journal Nature Materials in a study titled, "Thermochromic Halide Perovsk
January 22, 2018
January 17, 2018
Prasad Raghavendra, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and Jennifer Doudna, a professor of molecular and cell biology and of chemistry, were honored this week by the National Academy of Sciences for their innovative body of research.
January 12, 2018
The ACS January 2018 Special Biochemistry Issue has included College of Chemistry professors Ming Hammond, Evan Miller, and David Savage among the 44 early career scientists identified as representing the future of biochemistry. These scientists are noted by the publication for tackling problems of biological relevance.
December 31, 2017
Scientists at the University of California are teaming up with Mars company to try to save the crop before it's too late.
December 5, 2017
The College of Chemistry is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Kwabena Bediako and Dr. John Rittle as assistant professors in the Department of Chemistry commencing July 2018.
November 20, 2017
UC Berkeley College of Chemistry professor Ronald Cohen, has been elected to the AAAS, the world-renowned Washington, D.C.-based general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science. UC Berkeley professors Mark D'Esposito, Marla Feller, Alison Gopnik, Robert Knight and Paul Renne were also elected.
November 16, 2017
Based at UC Berkeley, BGSI is dedicated to developing fundamental science research in foreign countries aided by funds provided by local governments, industries, and institutions.
November 15, 2017
Jennifer Doudna, professor and co-inventor of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, speaks with Susan Koskinen, head of the Life and Health Sciences Library Division, at the Bioscience & Natural Resources Library on Nov. 14, 2017.
Andreas Stahl's campus collaborations in fighting obesity with fat.
November 8, 2017
Professor Omar M. Yaghi, the James and Neeltje Tretter Chair and Professor of Chemistry at UC Berkeley was presented with the Albert Einstein World Award at a ceremony today in Amsterdam at Leiden University. This prize is sponsored by the World Cultural Council.
October 30, 2017
In a new study, appearing in the November 2017 issue of Nature Materials, a research team led by UC Berkeley Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics, Naomi S. Ginsberg, has announced the development and implementation of the most direct method to-date to track the nanoscale process of energy flow that punctuates the initial picoseconds after light absorption in some natural and artificial light harvesting systems. The research results are also available online at the Nature Materials website.
Almost 300 science writers and journalists from 70 countries spent Sunday getting to know UC Berkeley's best scientific minds as part of the five-day World Conference of Science Journalists. The group had easy, intimate access to experts like Jennifer Doudna and Omar Yaghi.
October 24, 2017
Assistant Professor Tom Maimone has been named as one of three recipients of the 2017 Eli Lilly Grantee Award.
UC Berkeley ranked first in chemistry and retains its standing as the world’s No. 1 public and fourth-best university overall in U.S. News & World Report.
October 23, 2017
Nobel Laureate Yuan T. Lee, an emeritus professor at Berkeley who won the Nobel Prize for research in particle chemistry in 1986, and was the first Taiwanese Nobel Prize laureate, will speak as part of a group of laureates at the Drive for the Nobel Prize conference at UC Berkeley on October 31st.
October 18, 2017
Dean Toste, Professor of Chemistry and a Faculty Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, has been awarded the Humboldt Research Award. Professor Toste was nominated for this award by Prof. Dr. Dirk Trauner of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany.
Researchers have discovered how Cas proteins are able to recognize their target locations with such great specificity.
October 17, 2017
Department of Chemistry FSA Leslie Dietterick is the October 2017 recipient of the Chemistry Achievement Prize. Leslie has worked in the Department of Chemistry for over two years and is a Faculty Support Administrator (FSA) supporting Professors Phillip Geissler and Eran Rabani.
When our new chancellor, Carol Christ, came on board this last summer she announced five goals for UC Berkeley. Chancellor Christ's goal of enhancing the student experience is also a top goal for us here at the College of Chemistry!
October 16, 2017
Scientists were treated to near-simultaneous observations by separate instruments: One set of Earth-based detectors measured the signature of a cataclysmic event sending ripples through the fabric of space-time, and a space-based detector measured the gamma-ray signature of a high-energy outburst emanating from the same region of the sky.