Department News

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


Congratulations to Associate Professor Polina Lishko on being named a 2020 MacArthur Fellow!

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October 06, 2020


MCB Assistant Professor Andrea Gomez has been awarded a 2020 Young Investigator Grant from The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.

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October 05, 2020


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. 

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October 01, 2020


Congratulations to Professor Emerita Caroline Kane on being named a 2020 American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Fellow!

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September 28, 2020


On September 18th, the MCB Industrial Affiliates Program (IAP) hosted its annual Fall Symposium virtually via Zoom.

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September 22, 2020


Please join use in congratulating the recipients of the 2020 MCB Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellows Awards! 

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September 21, 2020


The Aligning Science Across Parkinson's (ASAP) initiative, in partnership with the Michael J. Fox Foundation, announced yesterday their first-round grantees of the ASAP Collaborative Research Network (CRN). MCB professors of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology James Hurley and Donald Rio are leading two of the teams.

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September 16, 2020


Congratulations to MCB Associate Professors Polina Lishko and Roberto Zoncu, who will collaborate with fellow reseachers as part of the 2020 class of Pew Trusts Innovation Fund investigators! 

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September 15, 2020


Learn more about the latest efforts from the MCB community to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and and end the COVID-19 pandemic through innovative research, new collaborations, and public service here.

September 10, 2020


Congratulations to MCB Professor Russell Vance on receiving the 2020 William B. Coley Award in recognition of his work on the cGAS-STING pathway.

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September 10, 2020


Image courtesy UC Berkeley Digital Gallery, Keegan Houser.

The MCB department is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 PhD Commencement Honors and we congratulate the awardees!

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September 08, 2020


MCB is excited to welcome all of our new students this fall!

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August 25, 2020


Congratulations to MCB Associate Professor Polina Lishko and her Postdoctoral Fellow, Ana Milunovic Jevtic, on receiving inaugural awards from the Global Consortium for Reproductive Longevity and Equality (GCRLE)!

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August 11, 2020

A new study assesses newborn screening techniques that promise parents the detection of rare metabolic disorders.

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August 11, 2020

Congratulations to MCB graduate student Santiago Yori Restrepo on being selected as one of the 45 doctoral students and their advisors to received a 2020 Gilliam Fellowship!

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July 31, 2020

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