Department News

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

April 19, 2024

King and Welch elected fellow of AAASProfessor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development Nicole King and Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology Matthew Welch are among six UCB faculty elected as lifetime fellows to the American Association for the Advancement of Science

March 30, 2024

Marletta with his AIMBE awardMichael Marletta, Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, was inducted to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. This award honors individual's distinguished achievements in medical and biological engineering.

March 14, 2024

Big ThanksThank you to our wonderful community for helping us reach our fundraising goals during Big Give!

March 13, 2024

MCB faculty Nomura, Rape and Zoncu lead the MTIMCB's Molecular Therapeutics (MTx) division announced today the launch of the new Molecular Therapeutics Initiative (MTI) designed to accelerate drug discovery by tackling the "undruggable" & discovering new therapeutics modalities.

March 07, 2024
February 20, 2024

Fu and Nayak named 2024 Sloan Research FellowsCongratulations to Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology Meng-meng Fu and Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development Dipti Nayak on being named 2024 Sloan Research Fellows.

January 16, 2024

Allon WagnerWelcome to MCB's newest faculty member, Allon Wagner, who joined us as an assistant professor of immunology and molecular medicine on January 1st 2024. Wagner works at the intersection of computational single-cell genomics and immunometabolism.

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.