Department News

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

Congratulations to Roberto Zoncu on receiving tenure and his promotion to MCB Associate Professor!

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March 25, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Professor of Neurobiology Marla Feller on receiving a UC Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award!

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March 23, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Jennifer Doudna on her 2020 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science!

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March 20, 2020

MCB Associate Professor of Neurobiology Na Ji and her colleagues have developed a new imaging technique.

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March 20, 2020

Congratulations to Nicolas Ingolia on receiving tenure and his promotion to MCB Associate Professor!

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March 13, 2020

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March 11, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Professor Sabeeha Merchant, on receiving an Investigator Award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation!

Merchant, along with a cohort of 14 other scientists, will receive five years of unrestricted support to pursue innovative, risky research that has a high potential for significant conceptual and methodological advances in aquatic symbiosis. 

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March 03, 2020

Congratulations to Elçin Ünal on receiving tenure and her promotion to MCB Associate Professor!

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February 25, 2020

Recent work from the lab of MCB Professor Andrew Dillin, led by Postdoctoral fellow Ashley Frakes, has identified brain cells that help extend life in worms and maybe mice, which could lead to drugs that improve human muscle health & lifespan. 

Read the Berkeley News article here.

February 21, 2020

Congratulations to Dirk Hockemeyer on receiving tenure and his promotion to MCB Associate Professor!

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February 20, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Professor of Immunology and Pathogenesis Gregory Barton on being named a 2020 American Academy of Microbiology Fellow!

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February 19, 2020

Rose Hill, a graduate student in the Bautista Lab, has received a Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center sponsors the award and it recognizes outstanding achievement during Graduate Studies in the Biological Sciences.

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February 14, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Assistant Professor Stephan Brohawn, who has been named a 2020 Sloan Research Fellow!

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February 12, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Samantha Lewis on receiving a Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation Faculty Grant! 

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February 11, 2020

It is with great sadness we report the passing of Harry Rubin. 

Professor Rubin was a treasured part of the UC Berkeley community, who joined the faculty in 1958 and served until he retired as an emeritus professor in 2001.

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February 06, 2020

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