‘A deep thinker’: UC Berkeley molecular biologist emeritus Alexander Glazer dies at 86

photo of the late Alexander Glazer
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Glazer is remembered by his community for his humor, generosity and mentorship, as well as his work, which included directing the University of California Natural Reserve System and a human genome research project focusing on DNA detection and sequencing, each for about a decade.

Known as a deep thinker, UC Berkeley professor emeritus of biochemistry and structural biology Alexander Glazer died at the age of 86 on July 18.
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Faces of Berkeley: Jim Patton, adventuring professor

Integrative biology professor emeritus has been shipwrecked five times

UC Berkeley professor emeritus Jim Patton’s desk is nestled comfortably among rows of large gray cases storing hundreds of stuffed and oftentimes exotic creatures that have been carefully studied by researchers at the campus Museum of Vertebrate Zoology. As a curator at the museum for the last 40 years, the retired professor of
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