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

June 05, 2015

The UC Berkeley Cancer Research Lab, a research unit associated with Molecular and Cell Biology, is joining the Cancer Research Institute to promote June as Cancer Immunotherapy Month.

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June 02, 2015

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Gloria Brar and Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Elçin Ünal are 2015 recipients of Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Awards from the March of Dimes.

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June 01, 2015

Professors Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier have been awarded the Princess of Asturias Award for their gene editing technology.  The Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research is given to those whose research findings and/or inventions represent an outstanding contribution to the progress and welfare of humanity. 

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May 22, 2015

Associate Professors of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Britt Glaunsinger and Andreas Martin have been named as Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigators. HHMI investigators are considered to be among the nation’s top biomedical researchers and receive flexible financial support, including salary and research funding.

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May 13, 2015

Professor of Neurobiology, Director of the Berkeley Stem Cell Center, and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, David Schaffer, and others co-author a paper on how a kinase inhibitor rejuvenates stem cell function in both brain and muscle tissue.  

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May 11, 2015

Read the New York Times profile of Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Jennifer Doudna. Well before the discovery of Crispr-CAS9, Doudna was already performing innovative RNA-related research.

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May 11, 2015

The Chau Hoi Shuen Foundation Women in Science Program, is now supporting Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Lin He, and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Kunxin Luo, and one other woman faculty for collaborations with Chinese women scientists.

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May 07, 2015

Affiliate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Daniel Fletcher pioneers a new smartphone microscope that uses video to automatically detect and quantify infection by parasitic worms in a drop of blood. Watch the video!

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May 06, 2015

The magazine "Citizens of Humanity" has recently published a feature on Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Robert Tjian. Read about how "Tjian’s personality bucks most of the stereotypes about scientists."

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May 01, 2015

Howard Hughes Investigator and Chancellor's Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology John Kuriyan has been named a Foreign Member of the Royal Society.

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