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.
Below are articles from various sources about members of MCB and their research.
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.
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Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology, Samantha Lewis, received the R.R. Bensley Award in Cell Biology from the American Association of Anatomists (AAA). This award recognizes early-career investigators who have made important contributions to biomedical science through their research.
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Yvette Fisher, received the C.J. Herrick Award in Neuroanatomy from the American Association of Anatomists (AAA). This award recognizes early-career investigators who have made important contributions to biomedical science through their research.
Congratulations to MCB alumnus Rafael Rivera-Lugo (PhD 2022, Portnoy Lab) for being named a 2023 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award recipient. This award from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center recognizes exceptional achievement in graduate studies in the biological sciences.