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Protein Folding Study Challenges Current Folding Theory

Researchers at UC Berkeley recently published a study suggesting that ribonuclease H (RNase H), a protein with well-characterized folding, does not fold through a molten globule intermediate, as scientists previously believed. “It has been thought for a long time that molten globules are ubiquitous protein folding intermediates,” said Dr. Laura Rosen, first author on the […]

From Rosen LE, Connell KB, Marqusee S, 2014

The Big Ideas @ Berkeley Competition provides students with professional guidance and monetary support to take their ideas into the real world.

From Hacking To Investing: How Berkeley Facilitates Student Creativity

Were you the type of kid who was eager to take apart toys so you could attempt to rebuild them? Have you ever stayed up at night thinking about how you could combine a 3D printer, a Microsoft Kinect, and your cell phone? If you said yes to either question, a “Hackathon” might be right […]


Introducing: The Graduate Social Club (GSC)

The second in our ongoing series introducing Graduate Assembly Projects. The Graduate Social Club (GSC) facilitates social interactions between graduate students from all campus departments. Partnering with other Graduate Association and other student projects, the GSC organizes and sponsors a wide variety of events, ranging from bar nights to game nights, speed-dating to networking events, […]

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TBG’s Highlights of Spring

The Berkeley Graduate enjoyed a lively Spring semester, with an enthusiastic staff composed of Grace Gipson, Tina Ding, Christy Sheehy, John Earl Dio, Adam Zrehen, Kimberly McNair, and Lilith Claire, guided by editors David Faulkner and Ianna Owen. The staff reported on burning issues on campus from safety problems such as the university’s (lack of) response to the […]

Last Spring's Bar Night at Kips