Department News

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

November 30, 2023

Noah Whiteman with bookProfessor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development, Noah Whiteman, discusses nature's toxins on KQED on November 30th at 10 am PT.

November 20, 2023

By: Mariana Padilla


November 16, 2023

C. elegans adult hermaphrodite with labeled lysosomes in the intestine (Koning Shen)Learn about MCB's exciting research, new faculty hires, biotech master's degree, amazing alumni, and much more...

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.