Department News

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

January 05, 2024

Doudna named 2024 Biophysical Society FellowJennifer Doudna, professor of molecular therapeutics, was named a 2024 Society Fellow by the Biophysical Society. This award honors those who demonstrate excellence in science and was given for her development of a method for genome editing.

December 19, 2023

As the year comes to a close, MCB has a lot to be thankful for. Most importantly, we are grateful for our extraordinary community of our students, postdocs, staff, faculty, alumni and friends. We hope you enjoy our year-end video highlighting some of our 2023 memories together. 


December 04, 2023

UC Berkeley campanileThe University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), the world’s premier public university, seeks a visionary, strategic, and inclusive leader as its next dean of the Division of Biological Sciences.

November 30, 2023

Noah Whiteman with bookProfessor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development, Noah Whiteman, discusses nature's toxins on KQED on November 30th at 10 am PT.

November 20, 2023

By: Mariana Padilla


November 16, 2023

C. elegans adult hermaphrodite with labeled lysosomes in the intestine (Koning Shen)Learn about MCB's exciting research, new faculty hires, biotech master's degree, amazing alumni, and much more...

November 01, 2023

Eunyong Park tenureCongratulations to Eunyong Park on his promotion to MCB Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology! 

October 31, 2023

Sam Lewis Samantha Lewis, assistant professor of cell biology, development and physiology, is the recipient of the 2023 Prytanean Faculty Enrichment Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and service on the UC Berkeley campus and within the broader community.

October 26, 2023

ZoncuCongratulations to Roberto Zoncu on his promotion to MCB Professor of Molecular Therapeutics!

The Zoncu laboratory researches how organelles sense nutrients and regulate cellular growth. Read more...


October 13, 2023

Asst Prof GGEDInterested in becoming a UC Berkeley faculty member? We are now accepting applications for an Assistant Professor for the MCB Division of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution & Development (GGED).