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Roger Tsien, Chemistry, 2008

November 1, 2012

Roger Tsien, Chemistry, 2008 Roger Tsien Four years ago, UC San Diego professor of pharmacology, chemistry and biochemistry Roger Tsien, won the Nobel Prize for chemistry (with Martin Chalfie and Osamu Shimomura) for their ground-breaking research in developing green fluorescent proteins derived from a bioluminescent jellyfish. Much of the acclaim…

Paul Crutzen, Chemistry, 1995

November 1, 2012

Paul Crutzen, Chemistry, 1995 Paul Crutzen Paul Crutzen shared the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with UC San Diego’s Mario Molina and the late F. Sherwood Rowland for their work discovering the damaging effect that use of fertilizers had on Earth’s protective ozone layer. He joined Scripps Institution of Oceanography…

New ‘Genome Mining’ Technique Streamlines Discovery from Nature

October 10, 2011

A newly developed method for microscopically extracting, or “mining,” information from genomes could represent a significant boost in the search for new therapeutic drugs and improve science’s understanding of basic functions such as how cells communicate with one another.

New Material is Next Step Toward Stable High-voltage Long-life Solid-state Sodium-ion Batteries

February 23, 2021

A team of researchers designed and manufactured a new sodium-ion conductor for solid-state sodium-ion batteries that is stable when incorporated into higher-voltage oxide cathodes. This new solid electrolyte could dramatically improve the efficiency and lifespan of this class of batteries.

Mario J. Molina, Chemistry, 1995

November 1, 2012

Mario J. Molina, Chemistry, 1995 Mario J. Molina. Photo by Donna Coveney/MIT Mario J. Molina’s move from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to UC San Diego in 2004 provided him with two important advantages: First, he was able to join a world-renowned group of atmospheric scientists that included Paul Crutzen,…

UC San Diego Professor Wins Top Academic Prize in Theoretical Chemistry

August 31, 2016

J. Andrew McCammon, a distinguished professor of chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology at the University of California San Diego, has won this year’s most prestigious university-based prize in theoretical chemistry.

Chemistry Professor Wins National Award

August 24, 2015

Seth Cohen, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Calfiornia, San Diego, has been chosen to receive a 2016 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award.

Former UC San Diego Professor Wins 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

October 9, 2014

…2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry William E. Moerner, one of three scientists who this week were named winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, first applied his Nobel Prize-winning discovery to biological problems while working in the basement of Urey Hall as a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at…

Chancellor to Celebrate Agreement with French Research Agency for Joint Chemistry Center

September 9, 2013

…Research Agency for Joint Chemistry Center Guy Bertrand Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and President Alain Fuchs of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the largest governmental research agency in Europe, will meet today to celebrate an agreement to create an international chemical research center on the UC San…

These Energy-Packed Batteries Work Well in Extreme Cold and Heat

July 4, 2022

Researchers developed lithium-ion batteries that perform well at freezing cold and scorching hot temperatures, while packing a lot of energy. This could help electric cars travel farther on a single charge in the cold and reduce the need for cooling systems for the cars’ batteries in hot climates.

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