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Top U.S. University with highest number of highly ranked graduate programs

10

Nobel laureates

144

Members of the National Academy of Sciences

251

Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Research fund chart 2021: $605.M - Federal; $63M - Industry; $118M - State & Other gov't; $229M - Non-profit; $39M - UC

 

2020 – 2021
Research Funding

In 2020-2021, UC Berkeley campus received over $1 billion in research funding from external sources.

 

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Latest Research News

June 28, 2022

In 10 years, CRISPR transformed medicine. Can it now help us deal with climate change?

Coming from a long line of Iowa farmers, David Savage always thought he would do research to improve crops. That dream died in college, when it became clear that any genetic tweak to a crop would take at least a year to test; for some perennials and trees, it could take five to 10 years. Faced with such slow progress, he chose to study the proteins in photosynthetic bacteria instead. But the advent of CRISPR changed all that.
June 27, 2022

Supreme Court abortion ruling will radiate deep into American lives, scholars say

The landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court will almost immediately limit access to abortions in some states, but in the days and weeks to come, the shock waves will reach deeply into American life, UC Berkeley scholars say. Berkeley News asked a range of top campus scholars for their perspectives about the decision and its ramifications. Here’s what they told us.

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June 28, 2022

In just a decade, CRISPR has become one of the most celebrated inventions in modern biology. It is swiftly changing how medical researchers study diseases: Cancer biologists are using the method to discover hidden vulnerabilities of tumor cells.…

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May 27, 2022
In a guest essay in The New York Times, Carolyn Chen, associate professor of ethnic studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and a co-director of the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, writes: "Plenty of writers have argued…
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May 19, 2022
In the aftermath of yet another racially motivated shooting that was live-streamed on social media, tech companies are facing fresh questions about their ability to effectively moderate their platforms. Payton Gendron, the 18-year-old gunman who…