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January 25, 2017

UC Berkeley News

Reflection of trees in Strawberry Creek. Photo by Keegan Houser.An initiative launched two years ago by UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco to use CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to develop new disease therapies is expanding into research on the planet’s major crops and poorly understood microbiomes, with plans to invest $125 million in these areas over the next five years.

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November 9, 2016

Rollie J. Myers Jr. died on September 12, 2016. Rollie earned his Ph.D. in the College of Chemistry in 1951. He was an expert in radio and microwave spectroscopy, and he is widely recognized for having established the college's NMR facility.

October 7, 2016

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August 3, 2016

C&EN News

Ahmed ZewailAhmed H. Zewail, recipient of the 1999 Chemistry Nobel Prize, has died. He was 70.

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July 22, 2016

Landry, Xu

Markita Landry and Ke Xu, two College of Chemistry assistant professors, have won prestigious awards from the Young Investigator Program of the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.

June 16, 2016

BEAM magnetic speaker project Bernardo Gouveia of Berkeley Engineers and Mentors (BEAM) discusses BEAM's recent Zipcar 2016 “Students with Drive” award.

June 7, 2016

ACS Central Science

Doug ClarkControlled self-assembly of proteins is being exploited in the emerging field of protein nanotechnology to create nanoscale structures. Simple protein subunits assembled into complex designs give rise to functional materials and devices.

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May 24, 2016

Millennium Technology Prize, Press releases

Francis ArnoldCBE alum Frances Arnold receives the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize in recognition of her discoveries that launched the field of 'directed evolution', which mimics natural evolution to create new and better proteins in the laboratory.

May 20, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Paul AlivisatosPresident Barack Obama yesterday honored two UC Berkeley faculty members at the White House, awarding chemist Paul Alivisatos with the National Medal of Science and electrical engineer Chenming Hu with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

May 14, 2016

Commencement 2016Photos from the College of Chemistry's Commencement 2016 ceremony.

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May 4, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Chun Man ChowMeet CBE student Chun Man Chow and the other 2016 University Medalist runners-up.
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April 26, 2016


Peidong YangFuels created by artificial photosynthesis are getting much closer to reality.

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April 20, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Jay KeaslingJay Keasling among nine Berkeley faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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