MCB Professor Yang Dan has received an endowed chair, which honors her distinctive achievements and acts as an enduring tribute to the funding donor.
Below are articles from various sources about members of MCB and their research.
Congratulations to MCB Professor David Schaffer on receiving the American Institute of Chemical Engineers' (AIChE) 2020 Andreas Acrivos Professional Progress Award!
Three MCB faculty have received endowed chairs, which honors their distinctive achievements and acts as an enduring tribute to the donor or donors who establish them.
Congratulations to Helen Bateup on receiving tenure and her promotion to MCB Associate Professor!
Congratulations to MCB Associate Professor Elçin Ünal on receiving the 2020 Sabri Ülker Science Award!
It is with great sadness we report the passing of our colleague Richard Calendar, Ph.D., who was Professor of Molecular Biology (1968-1989) and, after our reorganization of the biological sciences, Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology (1989-2009), and, then, a Professor of the Graduate School (2009-2020), here at the University of California, Berkeley.
We are pleased to announce the addition of a new MCB Professor, Doris Tsao, arriving in July 2021.
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dipti Nayak on receiving a 2020 Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering.
Congratulations to Professor Carlos Bustamante on his 2021 Biophysical Society Kazuhiko Kinosita Award!
Congratuations to MCB Lecturer Robin Ball for receiving a UC Berkeley 2020 Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of Graduate Student Instructors!
MCB Professor Kathleen Collins has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's Pioneer Award, which supports exceptionally creative scientists proposing pioneering approaches.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded MCB Professor Jennifer Doudna and her colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for development of a method for genome editing."
Congratulations to Associate Professor Polina Lishko on being named a 2020 MacArthur Fellow!
MCB Assistant Professor Andrea Gomez has been awarded a 2020 Young Investigator Grant from The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.
How do cells regulate essential processes like metabolism, heart rate, and breathing? Researchers in the Brohawn lab found new nanosensors that help explain how these systems work.