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Dec 19 2008 David Lyon, Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, dies at 89 (courtesy of SFGate.com)
Dec 19 2008 Rachel Segalman wins PECASE Award
Dec 18 2008 Doudna and Fleming elected AAAS Fellows
Dec 15 2008 Sarpong wins American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant
Dec 15 2008 Schaffer elected AIMBE Fellow
Dec 11 2008 Berkeley Chemists pioneer low-cost water testing devices
Dec 10 2008 Iglesia wins inaugural Tanabe Prize in Acid-Base Catalysis
Nov 17 2008 Katz wins Fulbright grant
Nov 14 2008 Bertozzi, Keasling and co-workers discover clues to TB virulence
Nov 12 2008 Lee elected president of ICSU
Nov 05 2008 Osaka University holds bio-environmental chemistry forum in San Francisco
Nov 04 2008 Sarpong wins AstraZeneca Excellence in Chemistry Award
Oct 21 2008 Secret lives of catalysts revealed (courtesy of LBNL News)
Oct 14 2008 Keasling and JBEI pursue biofuel alternatives (courtesy of The Wall Street Journal)
Sep 30 2008 College alumni and faculty members win 2009 ACS National Awards
Sep 24 2008 Mathies lab develops portable DNA detectors (courtesy of Technology Review)
Aug 20 2008 Michelle Chang wins TR35 Award for "Designing microbes to make fuels and drugs" (courtesy of Technology Review)
Aug 20 2008 Chris Chang wins TR35 Award for "Probing chemical reactions in the body" (courtesy of Technology Review)
Aug 15 2008 Segalman talks on allowing components to self assemble nanoscale patterns
(courtesy of NPR)
Aug 12 2008 Neil Bartlett, emeritus professor of chemistry, dies at 75
Aug 04 2008 Arnold and Trauner research noted in Chemical & Engineering News
Jul 31 2008 Pines wins 2008 Russell Varian Prize
Jul 24 2008 Visualizing Hydrogen Peroxide
Jul 17 2008 Richard Mathies named new dean of UC Berkeley’s College of Chemistry
Jul 11 2008 Balsara wins prestigious 2008 R&D 100 award
Jul 09 2008 Michelle Chang wins 2008 Beckman Young Investigator Award
Jun 30 2008 Groves leads new electrostatic-based DNA microarray technique
Jun 27 2008 Bergman wins RSC's Frankland Prize Lectureship
Jun 20 2008 Bell, Blanch, King and Prausnitz honored by AIChEe
May 27 2008 Chang and Groves named new HHMI investigators
May 12 2008 New Clues to How Proteins Dissolve and Crystallize
May 08 2008 Berkeley researchers identify photosynthetic dimmer switch
May 07 2008 College wins major grants from EBI, SPSP to tackle energy and sustainability issues
May 06 2008 Warming up for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
May 02 2008 Glowing sugars light up zebrafish
May 01 2008 Dreyfus Foundation awards grants to Arnold and Streitwieser
Apr 25 2008 On the Energy Trail: Berkeley Researchers Find New Details Following the Path of Solar Energy During Photosynthesis
Apr 18 2008 Francis develops fluorescent hybrid material made from polymers and proteins
Apr 15 2008 Arnold chairs Royal Society of Chemistry meeting on main group chemistry
Apr 11 2008 Berkeley Lab Names Paul Alivisatos as Deputy Director
Apr 02 2008 Somorjai Gives 2008 Priestley Award Address at ACS meeting
Apr 02 2008 Ting Xu wins 3M Company grant
Apr 02 2008 Newman wins the Vittorio de Nora Award
Apr 02 2008 Saykally Named First Solvay Chair in Chemistry by Belgium’s Solvay Institutes
Mar 31 2008 Dean Toste wins 2008 Thieme IUPAC Prize
Mar 17 2008 Fréchet to deliver year’s first Faculty Research Lecture
Mar 04 2008 Smit’s computational innovations help find new zeolite catalysts
Feb 26 2008 Chemical Heritage Foundation to Present 2008 Othmer Gold Medal to Yuan Tseh Lee
Feb 12 2008 Iglesia elected to National Academy of Engineering
Feb 05 2008 Marletta wins Murray Goodman Memorial Prize
Jan 28 2008 Pines and colleagues enhance NMR/MRI signals to track gases and liquids in microfluidic devices
Jan 23 2008 Jamie Doudna Cate has won the 2008 Irving Sigal Young Investigator Award
Jan 16 2008 Bergman Selected 2008 Richards Medalist
Jan 16 2008 Toste, Bertozzi make Royal Society of Chemistry's best of 2007 list
Jan 08 2008 Peidong Yang makes thermoelectric breakthrough in silicon nanowires

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