Department News

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


Every year, MCB hosts the Thesis Research Presentations (TheRPs) symposium, giving PhD graduates an opportunity to present their scientific research and acknowledge the people and community who helped them along the way. 

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May 27, 2020


Neurobiology faculty Assistant Professor Andrea Gomez, Professor Richard Kramer, and Assistant Professor Stephan Brohawn have been selected to receive funding from the Rennie Fund for the Study of Epilepsy. 

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May 21, 2020

Congratulations to our MCB Class of 2020 graduates!

We are so proud of each and every one of you and wish we could celebrate your remarkable achievements in person. Read more to enjoy video well wishes from some of the MCB faculty and learn about our 2020 Commencement Honors awardees.

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May 20, 2020

MCB Transcript Spring 2020 Masthead

2020 marks the 150th anniversary of the UC Regents' approval to admit women to the University of California on equal terms with men. To celebrate this milestone, we've dedicated this edition of the MCB Transcript to the remarkable accomplishments of women in our department. 

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May 20, 2020

The MCB Undergraduate Student Association (mcbUSA) has published an online magazine entirely authored, designed, and curated by its members. 

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May 20, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Assistant Professor Dipti Nayak on being named a 2020 Searle Scholar! 

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May 20, 2020

MCB faculty are among UC Berkeley researchers to receive funding to pursue SARS-CoV-2 research.

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May 19, 2020

It's our pleasure to announce that Ian Swinburne will join MCB as an Assistant Professor in January 2021!

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May 14, 2020

MCB faculty Kunxin Luo, Russell Vance, Michael Rape, Sarah Stanley, and Michael Marletta have been selected to receive bridge funding for their high-risk, original, and crucial research on the SARS-CoV2/COVID-19 global pandemic. 

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May 14, 2020

MCB undergraduate Isaac Witte is one of four finalists for this year's University Medal.

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May 13, 2020

On May 7, the department hosted it’s annual All Faculty Meeting virtually via Zoom. MCB faculty came together to celebrate their successes, thank colleagues for their service, welcome new faculty, and discuss issues affecting the department.

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May 12, 2020

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new MCB Assistant Professor, Yvette Fisher, arriving in July 2021.

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April 29, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Assistant Professor Evan Miller on being selected as a 2020 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar!

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April 27, 2020

MCB Professor James Hurley has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). 

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April 27, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Professor Kathleen Collins on being elected a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences!

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April 23, 2020

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