News

May 3, 2018

Techwarf/Engadget

Omar YaghiA newly developed sorbent-based alternative has recently shown that it can harvest atmospheric moisture even when the relative humidity drops to around 10 percent.

Chemical & Engineering News

A new thorium-aluminum complex discovered A new thorium-aluminum complex is the first in which an actinide element donates electrons when bonding with a metal.

May 1, 2018

Berkeley News

Kristie BoeringThe National Academy of Sciences has named five new members from UC Berkeley -- Yang Dan, Ehud Isacoff, Umesh Vazirani, Kristie Boering (chemistry) and Michael Manga.

April 30, 2018

Michael Marletta to receive honorary degreeProfessor of Chemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology, Michael Marletta, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Fredonia.

April 29, 2018

Mammoth Biosciences company announcedThe world is getting closer to using Crispr to detect a disease quickly, accurately, and cheaply thanks to a new company co-launched by Jennifer Doudna.

April 23, 2018

April 21, 2018

Night shot of the earthCelebrate earth week by getting involved. Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC) and Environmental & Sustainability Student Organizations have developed lots of ways to get involved. View the schedule here.

April 18, 2018

April 17, 2018

Changes in College leadership announcedDean Douglas Clark recently announced changes in the College of Chemistry leadership.

April 13, 2018

Dalton Transactions Blog

(left to right) John Arnold, Jillian Dempsey, Andrew ShoreThe 2018 awardee of the Dalton Transactions University of California, Berkeley Lectureship is Professor Jillian L Dempsey, at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Lecture recognizes independent early career researchers who have made a significant contribution to the field of inorganic chemistry.

April 11, 2018

Nirmal and Ellen Chatterjee donate to College of ChemistryChat and Ellen Chatterjee donate nearly 600k to the department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

March 29, 2018

Berkeley Lab

3d printed waterAn international group of scientists that includes the Aldo DeBenedictis Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Phillip Geissler have developed a way to print 3D constructs using water and oil.

March 26, 2018

Berkeley Lab

Jewel Lake, Tilden Park Berkeley. Photo ChickMarkley.JBEI enzyme discovery enables first-time microbial production of an aromatic biofuel.

March 20, 2018

March 19, 2018

Susan MarquseeSusan Marqusee, Director of QB3, Eveland Warren Endowed Chair Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology and Professor of Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2018 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award.

March 16, 2018

Berkeley News

Ting XuIn a breakthrough that could lead to a new class of materials with functions found only in living systems, Ting Xu and fellow researchers have figured out a way to keep certain proteins active outside of the cell.

Ignacio TinocoNominations are now open for the 2019 inaugural Ignacio "Nacho" Tinoco Award of the Biophysical Society.

March 13, 2018

 Alexis T. BellOn the occasion of Alexis T. Bell’ s fiftieth year at Berkeley, a group of Alex's former Ph.D and Post Doc students, have created an overview of his substantial research.

March 12, 2018

Big thanks to our donorsThanks to donors worldwide, we received almost $1.7 million during last Thursday's 24 hour Big Give campaign. To all of you who participated in Big Give both as donors and as student volunteers, we wish to thank you, BIG-TIME, for seizing the moment. You have made a significant difference to the College.

March 10, 2018

Remembering Constance RubenFriend of the College, Constance Mae Ruben, passed away on March 3, 2018. After graduation, she worked first in the College of Chemistry, followed by the criminology department, then for the agricultural publications section of UC Press. She was an editor and was responsible for putting together a book on the trees of the UC Berkeley campus.