Schaffer named Acrivos Professional Progress Award recipient

MCB Professor of Neurobiology David Schaffer has been awarded the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) 2020 Andreas Acrivos Professional Progress Award. The award is given for outstanding progress in chemical engineering by a member of AIChE in their early career. Schaffer is being recognized for implementing molecular and cellular engineering strategies to overcome challenges in the development of gene and… More

Bustamante awarded Biophysical Society Honors

Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Carlos Bustamante has been awarded the 2021 Biophysical Society (BPS) Kazuhiko Kinosita Award in Single-Molecule Biophysics.

UC Berkeley’s Jennifer Doudna wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

University of California, Berkeley, biochemist Jennifer Doudna today won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, sharing it with colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier for the co-development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine.