Two MCB Faculty Members Named as MacArthur Genius Fellows

Two Assistant Professors in Molecular & Cell Biology, Lu Chen (Neurobiology) and Nicole King (Genetics, Genomics & Development), have been named as prestigious MacArthur "genius" fellows for 2005.

MacArthur fellows are selected for their "creativity, originality, and potential" and are awarded $500,000 over 5 years with unrestricted usage.

For more information see:

UC Berkeley Press Release
MacArthur Foundation Press Release

San Francisco Chronicle Article

Nicole King's Research Interest Summary
Lu Chen's Research Interest Summary