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Biosciences’ Kenneth Downing Passes Away

The Berkeley Lab community mourns the loss of Kenneth H. Downing, who died August 2 at age 72. A senior scientist in the Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging Division, Downing worked at the Lab for more than four decades. He passed away at home, surrounded by his family. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 1, at 11 a.m., at Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, with a reception to follow. More>


  1. Sad to read the news of Ken Downing’s passing. Not only was he an excellent scientist, he also excelled at explaining his research so that someone like me could write about it.