Below are articles from various sources about members of MCB and their research.
Gary Firestone, Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology, has been named the the recipient of the 2023 Berkeley Faculty Service Award by the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate.
Congratulations to Professor of Neurobiology Marla Feller and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Donald Rio for being elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
The U.S. News & World Report has released their 2023-2024 graduate program rankings and Berkeley's Biological Sciences was ranked 3rd overall in the country.
Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology Iswar Hariharan was recently announced the winner of the 2023 Jessica Blanche Peixotto Award, an inaugural L&S Faculty Award. Awardees were selected for their exceptional scholarship, service to the College and community, and transformational teaching.
Professor of Neurobiology Marla Feller has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Feller is one of 269 individuals elected in 2023 to the Academy which is an honorary society and an independent policy organization with initiatives in the arts, democracy, education, global affairs, and science.
A new research initiative led by Professors Jennifer Doudna and Jill Banfield at the Innovative Genomics Institute received $70 million in funding for their project entitled “Engineering the Microbiome with CRISPR to Improve our Climate and Health.” It is the largest scientific projec
Two MCB faculty members have recently been named winners of Graduate Division's 2023 Mentoring Awards.
Yang Dan, Professor of Neurobiology, was named the winner of the 2023 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience. The Scolnick Prize is awarded annually by the McGovern Institute for outstanding achievements in neuroscience. Read more...
Professor of Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, Susan Marqusee, was named a 2023 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Fellow. The honorific program recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the field through their research, teaching, mentoring or other forms of service.