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Human genomics

Thirdhand smoke

Cancer research

Neurodegenerative disease research

DNA repair

Structural biology and imaging

Paul Adams and Henrique Pereira work at the lab. Color MRI scan of a brain from top-down, forward-facing, and side angles. Scientist working on a beamline. Two scientists posing in front of a dark, wire-filled lab. Scientist in a lab coat looking into a microscope. A group of scientists look over blood samples of mice in their lab. Green and red snake x-ray. Sunlight streams through white window panes. Cigarette in an ash tray. A portrait of Harshini Mukundan, a person with medium-length dark hair wearing a black top.

Harshini Mukundan holds dual roles as the chem-bio program lead at the Lab's Office of National and Homeland Security and scientist in the Biosciences Area. In her roles, Mukundan helps the Lab explore and take advantage of rapidly expanding opportunities in national security, and in engaging Berkeley Lab in health-related research and development as well.

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Antoine Snijders is the department head of the BioEngineering & BioMedical Sciences Department in the Biological Systems and Engineering Division. His focus is on understanding cancer tumorigenesis, addressing key questions concerning the contribution of host genetics, environmental exposures, and their interactions in cancer risk and tumor progression.

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Hugo Destaillats is a senior scientist at the Indoor Environment Group in the Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Division. His research interests include environmental chemistry, indoor air quality, pathways of exposure to harmful contaminants, environmental application of remediation technologies, and more.

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Scientists at Berkeley Lab are launching three research projects as part of DOE’s Biopreparedness Research Virtual Environment (BRaVE) initiative, which supports national biopreparedness and response capabilities that can be advanced with DOE’s distinctive capabilities.

Natalia Molchanova, a scientific engineering associate at the Molecular Foundry, works on synthetically produced proteins called peptoids, which have advanced low-cost biotech solutions.

Abstract digital illustration of bacteriophages against a purple background. Illustration of colorful microbes. One microbe is not like the rest. Fingers holding a cigarette near a beige carpet. Kristin Persson, a brown-haired person wearing a black dress, points at her electrolyte genome 3D visualizations. Colorful, abstract nebulous image. Birdseye view of waves crashing on the shore.