The Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute, with participation from MCB and other departments, is currently recruiting for two faculty positions. Details are available here.
Below are articles from various sources about members of MCB and their research.
Former MCB Graduate Student Dr. Tracy Johnson has been selected as a 2005 recipient of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
Dr. Johnson received her Ph.D. from the MCB Department in 1996 after completing her thesis research on RNA binding to RNA Polymerase II in Professor Michael Chamberlain's lab. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Biology at the University of California, San Diego.
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Faculty, post-docs, and students are invited to participate in and contribute to the first international UC Berkeley evolutionary developmental biology conference beginning May 31, 2006. The meeting is being organized by graduate students of Integrative Biology and Molecular & Cell Biology.
Inspired by the integration of evolution and development research programs within these departments, the meeting will highlight Berkeley's new Center for Integrative Genomics and include multiple non-concurrent symposia covering a wide range of evolutionary developmental biology topics.
The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology is home to many talented undergraduate students. Among those who have been recently recognized by the University are Amar Kishan and Nicole Swann.
Nicole Swann has been named one of five finalists for the 2006 University Medal which is awarded every year to the the most distinguished graduating senior on the Berkeley campus.
Assitant Professor In-Residence Abby Dernburg has been awarded the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar Award.
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Berkeley has been chosen to host a new NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program for Summer 2006. For more information and to apply see the NSF REU site.
The Cell & Developmental Biology Division will be holding their spring symposium on "Frontiers in Chromosome Biology" Monday, March 27, 2006.
For program and registration infomation please visit the CDB Spring Symposium Website.
Seven MCB faculty members have been cited by students as "heroes" for going above and beyond their jobs.
The successful candidate is expected to join the faculty beginning July 1, 2006, or thereafter.
MacArthur fellows are selected for their "creativity, originality, and potential" and are awarded $500,000 over 5 years with unrestricted usage.
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The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology seeks applications for five faculty positions. We seek candidates with Ph.D. and/or M.D. degrees who have a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching and demonstrated excellence, originality and productivity in research.
The award will be presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting to be held in San Francisco, 1-5 April 2006.