Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology
Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology - Structure of the human Ndc80 kinetochore complex around microtubules
Division of Cell and Developmental Biology
Division of Cell and Developmental Biology - Impaired trafficking of Notch in neoplastic ESCRT mutant Drosophila cells
Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis
Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis - Salmonella typhimurium growing within a macrophage
Division of Neurobiology
Division of Neurobiology - Phosphorylation of mTOR in neurons in the striatum

Recent News

The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) is soliciting applications for a new faculty member studying the biology of cancer; this position is open at any level (tenure-track or tenured). We seek candidates interested in the mechanisms of cancer and treatment of this disease with a primary focus on human cancer or mammalian models. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to) the genetics and epigenetics of cancer in humans or mouse models, tumor-host interactions, tumor metastasis, tumor immunology, cancer genomics, and the use of mouse models to dissect mechanisms of tumor initiation and progression.

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The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) is soliciting applications for a faculty position in Emerging and Neglected Diseases; this position is open at any level (tenure-track or tenured). We seek candidates focused on microbiology, immunology, and/or infectious disease. Research on pathogens or infectious disease mechanisms with significance for global health is of particular but not exclusive interest.

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The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute (HWNI) are soliciting applications for a new faculty member at the Assistant Professor level (tenure-track), with a half-time appointment in each of the two departments.  We seek applicants studying fundamental aspects of nervous system function, in the broad areas of molecular/cellular neuroscience, developmental neuroscience, neurodegenerative disease, or neural circuit function.

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We are saddened to announce the death of Professor Emeritus Richard Steinhardt.

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Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Elçin Ünal has been selected as one of 22 2014 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences. The award supports promising early-career scientists in the health sciences, particularly young researchers with innovative approaches and ideas. Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Roberto Zoncu has been selected as a member of the inaugural class of Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research, which supports promising early career scientists whose research may accelerate discovery and advance progress to a cure for cancer.

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