Department News

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

Congratulations to Professor Christopher Chang on being awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship!

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April 13, 2021


Congratulations to Carina Galicia, Director of Student Services, on receiving a 2021 UC Berkeley Excellence in Management Award!

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April 05, 2021


Congratulations to Stephan Lammel on receiving tenure and his promotion to MCB Associate Professor!

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March 31, 2021


Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Jeremy Thorner on receiving the 2022 Centenary Award from the Biochemical Society!

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March 30, 2021


Professor of the Graduate School Bruce Ames is an indispensable source on the history of science. The Oral History Center at The Bancroft Library has just published his oral history.

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March 30, 2021


It is with great sadness that we share the sorrowful news about the passing on March 8, 2021, of our colleague and friend Clinton E. Ballou, Ph.D.

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March 24, 2021

Big Give You Made It Momentous! The Doudna lab jumping in the air outside the IGI
Thank you for seizing the moment and helping us reach our student-focused fundraising goals during Big Give! 

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March 12, 2021

Take a minute, seize the moment and make a meaningful gift to support MCB students.

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March 09, 2021


MCB graduate student Hayley McCausland shares what to look for when reading and evaluating science news articles in her new piece for QB3 Berkeley.

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March 03, 2021


Congratulations to Nicolas Altemose on being named a 2020 HHMI Hanna Gray Fellow!

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February 18, 2021


Congratulations to MCB Assistant Professor Andrea Gomez on receiving the C.J. Herrick Award in Neuroanatomy from the American Association for Anatomy!

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February 17, 2021


Our community sadly lost a pillar on Friday, January 22, 2021, when Nilabh Shastri, PhD, passed away. Shastri was a Professor at UC Berkeley from 1987–2018 and a cornerstone of the immunology community. He served as MCB Immunology and Pathogenesis Division Head from 2010–2015, was a gifted and dedicated teacher and will be remembered for his kind spirit and generous nature.  

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February 03, 2021


Congratulations to MCB professor Douglas Koshland on receiving the 2021 Genetics Society of America Medal!

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January 28, 2021


UC Berkeley graduate student Juan Manuel Perez Bertoldi writes about the latest study from the lab of professor Eva Nogales, published recently in Science Magazine.

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January 26, 2021

Raulet and Shastri 2021 AAI Distinguished Fellows
David Raulet and Nilabh Shastri have been announced as 2021 American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Distinguished Fellows, which recognizes members for distinguished careers and outstanding scientific contributions as well as service to AAI and the immunology community.

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December 22, 2020

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