Department News

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

January 26, 2023

HHMI emerging pathogens initiative announcementMCB Professors of Immunology and Molecular Medicine, Greg Barton and Russell Vance, are two of the recent grant recipients of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) new Emerging Pathogens Initiative.

December 16, 2022

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 2022 memories together. 


November 21, 2022

Mammalian cells overexpressing fluorescently labeled proteins (Aaron Joiner)Learn about MCB's exciting research, new faculty, plant-based egg entrepreneurship, phixing physiology, and much more...

Read the Fall 2022 MCB Transcript here.

November 17, 2022

Rijo-FerreiraFilipa Rijo-Ferreira, Assistant Professor (Affiliated) of Immunology and Molecular Medicine, was chosen as one of the 2022 STAT Wunderkinds. She was selected among hundreds of nominations for her innovative research. Read more... 

November 03, 2022

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

November 01, 2022

Hernan GarciaCongratulations to Hernan Garcia on receiving tenure and his promotion to MCB Associate Professor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development!

The Garcia laboratory seeks to understand, predict, and control developmental programs. 

October 06, 2022

Yvette FisherYvette FisherAssistant Professor of Neurobiology, is a recipient of an NIH Director's New Innovator Award for her project “How Does Neuromodulation Shape the Fluidity of Spatial Working Memory?” The award was established in 2007 to support unusually innovative research from early career investigators. 

October 05, 2022

Carolyn Bertozzi NobelFormer MCB faculty and UC Berkeley alumna Carolyn Bertozzi has received the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry”.

October 03, 2022

2022 Outstanding Postdoc AwardsWe are excited to announce the recipients of our annual MCB Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellows Awards! Each year, the department honors five postdocs (one in each division) for excellence in research, leadership, and service. 


September 15, 2022

Asst Teaching ProfInterested in becoming a UC Berkeley faculty member? We are now accepting applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor - Artificial Intelligence & Cancer Biology. The positions are joint between MCB and Electrical Engineering & Computer Science.