Join us: The 2020 Baxter Liberty Initiative

November 23, 2020

Join us for the Baxter Liberty Initiative

The Tarnishing of the Golden State: How Poorly Designed Policies Killed the California Dream

Tue, Dec 8, 2020 4:00 PM

The presentation will discuss changes in the focus of California public policies over time, how those changes have raised the cost of living for Californians and reduced quality of life, and how they disproportionately have affected historically disadvantaged groups.

Speaker Bio

Investment transforms life sciences and business ecosystem

October 23, 2020

With a visionary investment connecting life sciences to entrepreneurship, Mark and Stephanie Robinson are fast tracking innovation at UC Berkeley. The Robinsons have given a total of $10 million to support bio-entrepreneurship at Berkeley, creating resources for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty that leverage our university’s edge in basic science research while preparing the next generation of business leaders.

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

October 7, 2020

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.

UC Berkeley’s Reinhard Genzel awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

October 6, 2020

Reinhard Genzel, a professor emeritus of physics and of astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley, and director of the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Garching, Germany, will share half the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics with UCLA professor Andrea Ghez “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy.”

Berkeley Psychology Professor on How to use sleep and circadian science to get better rest

September 14, 2020

Berkeley Talks: Berkeley Psychology Professor Allison Harvey in conversation with Susan Hoffman on How to use sleep and circadian science to get better rest.

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