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March 23, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Grand Slam 10 Berkeley grad students will face off against each other on March 28 for a chance to compete in the UC-wide Grad Slam. 

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March 16, 2016

LBNL News

Alex PinesAlex Pines Lab-developed tool could help scientists improve catalysts, liquid-crystal displays, and more.

March 10, 2016

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DoundaFor remarkable contributions to the understanding of the CRISPR bacterial defense system and the revolutionary discovery that it can be adapted for genome editing.

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March 7, 2016

UC Berkeley News

makeupA new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas demonstrates how even a short break from certain kinds of makeup, shampoos and lotions can lead to a significant drop in levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals in the body.

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February 29, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaWhen Vice President Joe Biden dropped by UC San Francisco on Saturday for a wide-ranging discussion of the current state of cancer research, UC Berkeley’s Jennifer Doudna was on hand to emphasize the need to fund basic research as well as clinical research.

February 24, 2016

Thomas Maimone Chemistry professor Thomas Maimone has won a NSF Career award and has been named one of 24 Cottrell Scholars for 2016.

February 23, 2016

Wenjun Zhang, Evan Miller, Ke XuChemical and biomolecular engineering (CBE) professor Wenjun Zhang, along with chemistry professors Evan Miller and Ke Xu, have been awarded Alfred P. Sloane Foundation Research Fellowships.

February 16, 2016

February 11, 2016

LBNL News

Nanowire image by Sam Eaton/UC BerkeleyBerkeley Lab, UC Berkeley scientists adapt next-gen solar cell materials for a different purpose.

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February 9, 2016

Felix FischerChemistry professor Felix Fischer has been awarded the 2016 Carl Duisberg Memorial Prize by the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh, German Chemical Society).

Ming HammondMing Hammond and co-authors publish paper on bacterial sensing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

UC Berkeley News

graphic with nuclear symbolA new $25 million grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) puts UC Berkeley at the head of a multi-institution consortium.Read the article.

January 27, 2016

UC Newsroom

Scientist in lab coatOne hundred sixty-five UC faculty were among the most influential scientists in their fields in 2015.

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January 21, 2016

University of CA Press Room

Mike WitherellThe University of California Board of Regents has approved Michael Witherell as director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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UC Berkeley News

Paul AlivisatosPaul Alivisatos has been tapped to lead the research enterprise at UC Berkeley.

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LBNL News

MOF illustrationOmar Yaghi, Yuzhong Liu and Yingbo Zhao led the discovery of how to weave materials at the atomic and molecular level to produce complex organic extended structures.

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January 19, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Doudna at World Economic ForumJennifer Doudna joined Joseph Biden this morning at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, as the vice president promoted a major new U.S.

January 18, 2016

LBNL News

Plants in sunlight by Roy Kaltschmidt.Graham Fleming is the corresponding author of a paper describing this research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

January 12, 2016

ASBMB Today

Trees. Photo by Keegan Houser.

Researchers have demonstrated quantum effects most clearly in enzyme catalysis and photosynthesis.

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January 7, 2016

California Magazine

smokestacksChris Chang and Omar Yaghi have invented covalent organic frameworks that can transform atmospheric carbon dioxide into a useful building block for biodegradable plastics, fuel, and more.

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