Department News

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

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).  

October 12, 2023

ACS ChangChristopher Chang, Professor of Molecular Therapeutics, and Michelle Chang, Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, are both recipients of 2024 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Awards.

October 03, 2023

Martik and Rijo-FerreiraMegan Martik, Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development, and Filipa Rijo-Ferreira, Assistant Professor (Affiliated) of Immunology and Molecular Medicine, both received 2023 NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards.

October 01, 2023

Raul RamosCongratulations to MCB postdoc Raul Ramos (Bautista and Lumpkin Labs) on being named one of the 2023 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Hanna Gray Fellows! This prestigious award from the HHMI supports early career scientists with the potential to become leaders in biomedical science.

September 20, 2023

2023 Outstanding Postdoc AwardsWe are excited to announce the recipients of our annual MCB Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellows Awards! Each year, the department honors postdocs for excellence in research, leadership, and service. 


September 20, 2023

Saxton and Schepartz ARC InstituteThe ARC institute had awarded two MCB faculty members with recent awards. Robert Saxton, Assistant Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine, is an Ignite Award Recipient and Alanna Schepartz, Professor of Molecu

September 13, 2023

BrohawnCongratulations to Stephen Brohawn on receiving tenure and his promotion to MCB Associate Professor of Neurobiology!

The Brohawn laboratory researches the molecular basis of sensory transduction and cellular electrical signaling. Read more...