Department News

Below are articles from various sources about members of MCB and their research.

With a $106 MM gift from the Weill Family Foundation, UC Berkeley, UCSF and UW have launched a research network to speed the development of new therapies for diseases and disorders that affect the brain and nervous system. 

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November 12, 2019

MCB Professors Daniel Nomura and Britt Glaunsinger are featured in the current issue of Breakthroughs magazine, published by the UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources.

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November 04, 2019

A new paper from the labs of MCB Professor and Judy C. Webb Chair James Hurley and MCB Assistant Professor Roberto Zoncu report the discovery of a novel checkpoint in cell growth signaling: the Lysosomal Folliculin Complex (LFC).

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October 31, 2019

New research from the lab of MCB Assistant Professor Stephan Lammel reveals an assortment of anatomical, physiological, and molecular biological markers that define a distinctive chronic stress-induced behavioral phenotype.

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October 29, 2019

Researchers in MCB Professor of Genetics Genomics and Development and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator Nicole King's lab have found a new species of Choanoflagellate, a small single-celled protist, found in both fresh and ocean waters.

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October 18, 2019

Congratulations to MCB Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Jennifer Doudna on receiving the 2019 California Life Sciences Association's (CLSA) Life Sciences Leadership Award! 

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October 18, 2019

Congratulations to MCB Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Diana Bautista on receiving a 2019 2019 NIH Director's Transformative Research Award! 

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October 01, 2019

Congratulations to MCB Assistant Professor of Immunology and Pathogenesis Michel DuPage on receiving a 2019 NIH Director's New Innovator Award!

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October 01, 2019

On September 27, the MCB Industrial Affiliates Program (IAP) held its third annual Fall 2019 IAP Symposium. Industry experts from 9 Bay Area biotechnology companies attended representing small startups to global entities.

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September 27, 2019

We are excited to announce Fyodor Urnov has officially joined MCB as a Professor in the Division of Genetics, Genomics, and Development!

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September 27, 2019

On Friday, September 27, put down your pipette, close your computer, and take a break from the lab to hear about career opportunities in the biotech industry at MCB's IAP Fall Symposium!

Ten companies will be in attendance and are excited to network with the MCB community.

Register here: bit.ly/30zn1x0

September 20, 2019

Congratulations to MCB Professor Nicole King and her teammate Julie Pfeiffer from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on being named 2019 Pew Trust Innovation Fund Investigators!

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September 18, 2019

Interested in becoming a UC Berkeley MCB faculty member? We are now accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Big Data Development, Biological Imaging and Image Analysis.

Applications are due November 11, 2019. Learn more and apply here.

September 17, 2019

Interested in becoming a UC Berkeley MCB faculty member? We are now accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the division of Genetics, Genomics & Development.

Apply by November 04, 2019, here.

September 13, 2019

Congratulations to MCB Assistant Professor of Neurobiology Stephan Lammel on receiving the 2019 One Mind – Janssen Rising Star Translational Research Award In Honor of the Late Jeffrey S. Nye, MD, PhD! 

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September 04, 2019

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