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Darwin Berg DS’60 – California

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Darwin Berg DS60, of the University of California, San Diego, Division of Biological Sciences will be honored on April 14 with the 2016 UC Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Excellence Award. The award is given annually to a select few faculty “for going above and beyond to make a positive impact in their teaching, research, and service.” Professor Berg was identified by the Chancellor’s Associates as “a world leader in neurobiology. He has made  significant contributions to the understanding of a major modulatory neurotransmitter in the brain, and his work is notable for its practical applications.” You can read more about the award here, and about Professor Berg’s research work. Darwin’s career at UC San Diego has spanned over 40 years. The chair of the Neurobiology Section noted: “his pioneering work is highly respected in the international community of neuroscience and his dedication and service to UC San Diego is well-respected.”