The cancer moonshot aims to end cancer as it is known today. One of the key discoveries in that effort is CRISPR/Cas9 pioneered by Jennifer Doudna.
June 29, 2016
June 24, 2016
To help cancer drugs access tumors, Ting Xu and collaborators are making tiny particles called nanocarriers that protect the drugs during their journey to the tumor. Read the article.
June 20, 2016
Taiwan's top science award, the Tang Prize, has gone to two UC Berkeley scientists well-known in the fields of biochemistry and physics: Jennifer Doudna, for her invention of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, and Arthur Rosenfeld, often called the "godfather of energy efficiency."
June 16, 2016
June 15, 2016
Hartwig, Clark, and fellow Berkeley Lab scientists replace iron in muscle protein with non-biological metal.
June 7, 2016
Controlled 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.
June 6, 2016
Research by Chris Yang could provide new target for obesity research.
May 27, 2016
Berkeley scientists have developed a quicker and more efficient method to alter the genes of mice with CRISPR-Cas9. The work benefited from input from Professor Jennifer Doudna.
May 24, 2016
CBE 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 23, 2016
The American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States, has elected UC Berkeley chemist Michael Marletta as one of 28 new members.
May 20, 2016
President 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 19, 2016
Paul Alivisatos was awarded the National Medal of Science for his foundational contributions to the field of nanoscience; nanotechnologies; and for his leadership in the nanoscience community.
May 17, 2016
Chris Chang has shown that changes in concentration of copper at the synapse can switch on or off signaling between neurons.
May 14, 2016
Photos from the College of Chemistry's Commencement 2016 ceremony.
May 12, 2016
Daniel Nomura and fellow researchers have found a long-elusive Achilles' heel within "triple-negative" breast tumors, a common type of breast cancer that is difficult to treat.
May 10, 2016
Chemistry professor Graham R. Fleming has won the Royal Chemistry Society’s Faraday Lectureship Prize 2016.
UC Berkeley Chemistry ranked #1
May 9, 2016
A new technique for taking snapshots of molecules with atomic precision is turning up chemicals scientists shouldn’t be able to see.
Chemistry professor Naomi Ginsberg has been named one of thirteen Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars for 2016.