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December 10, 2015


Nitash P. BalsaraHow Berkeley Lab battery spinoff Seeo got acquired by a major multinational company.

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December 1, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaJennifer Doudna on the ethical and societal issues of editing heritable genes.

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November 20, 2015

The Daily Cal

UC Berkeley campus.  Rick Gough / Daily Californian Archives.

The Daily Cal analyses Berkeley as a public trust.

Berkeley Science Review

graphic of moleculeResearch shows that the price of your no-fuss non-stick pan may be higher than you thought.

November 18, 2015

Kranthi MandadapuThe Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering welcomes their newest professor, Kranthi Mandadapu.

October 28, 2015

Bryan McCloskey receiving award in Tokyo, Japan.A jury of representatives from BASF, Volkswagen and from academia selected Dr. McCloskey for his outstanding research results in the area of lithium-oxygen batteries.

October 22, 2015


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

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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 9, 2015

Wenjun ZhangProfessor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor Wenjun Zhang has won a prestigious New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health.

October 8, 2015

The Jerusalem Post

Jay KeaslingIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is awarding a $1 million prize to Jay Keasling for biofuel research and John Goodenough (University of Texas) for his work in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

October 7, 2015

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Charles ShankA profile of Fermi Award winner Charles Shank.

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October 5, 2015


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 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 16, 2015

Berkeley AIChE student chapter officersBerkeley AIChE chapter wins Outstanding Student Chapter Award

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.