Department News

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

This week, learn about a scholar who's eager to be learning hands-on laboratory techniques for the first time and a mentor who's excited to share her enthusiasm for research and bench work with the next generation of researchers. Meet Den Arthur Lipata and Maiko Kitaoka.


July 28, 2021

Time flies—the NSF REU summer research program is more than halfway through! For week five of our summer research profile series, we're introducing members of the Ünal lab. Meet Lizet Reyes Rodas and Anthony Harris.


July 21, 2021

Get ready for week four of our 2021 NSF REU summer research profile series. This week, meet Pedro X. Medina and Gregory Barton.


July 15, 2021

Artistic headshots of Andrea Gomez and Liana LareauCongratulations to Andrea Gomez and Liana Lareau on being named 2021 Rose Hill Innovators!


July 13, 2021

Headshot artwork of Lance Li and Valerie Vargas-Zapata.
It's week three of our 2021 NSF REU summer research profile series! This week, meet Lance Li and Valerie Vargas-Zapata.


July 08, 2021

headshot of Megan Martik
Congratulations to Megan Martik for receiving a Career Development Award from the American Heart Association!

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July 07, 2021

It's week two of our 2021 NSF REU summer research profile series. This week, meet Hannah Monday and Daniel Feldman.


June 30, 2021

Each week now through August 13, we're profiling our 2021 NSF REU summer research participants. Stay tuned to learn about some of the fascinating people participating in this year's NSF REU at Berkeley program. This week, meet Fernando Bolio and Megan Kober.


June 22, 2021

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new MCB Assistant Professor, James Nuñez, arriving this July 2021.

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May 27, 2021

Congratulations to our MCB PhD 2021 graduates!

The MCB Department is proud to congratulate our newest PhDs! We celebrate their accomplishments and look forward to hearing about the inspiring work they will do in the future. Read more to enjoy our virtual commencement ceremony video and learn about the 2021 MCB Commencement Honors awardees.


May 25, 2021

Congratulations to our MCB Class of 2021 graduates!

The MCB Department is so proud of each and every one of you! Your remarkable passion, determination, and perseverance deserve to be celebrated. Read more to enjoy our virtual commencement ceremony video, learn about our 2021 Commencement Honors awardees, and the success of our inaugural Senior Gift Campaign.


May 25, 2021

Congratulations to incoming Assistant Professor Yvette Fisher on receiving the 2021 Rennie Fund for the Study of Epilepsy! 


May 24, 2021

MCB Transcript text on top of image with binary code and DNA double helixLearn how the MCB community is using science to solve real-world problems, promoting wellness and resilience, continuing to innovate in all we do, and more…

Read the Spring 2021 MCB Transcript here.

May 18, 2021

Join MCB tomorrow at 1 pm PT (April 30) for our wellness seminar on promoting the mental health and well-being of biomedical researchers.

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April 29, 2021

On April 22nd the MCB Industrial Affiliates Program hosted its 9th bi-annual symposium!


April 27, 2021