Below are articles from various sources about members of MCB and their research.
Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Jennifer Doudna, along with her collaborator, Emmanuelle Charpentier have been awarded the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for 2016 in the Paulskirche in Frankfurt.
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, Evan Miller is a 2016 recipient of the Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award from the March of Dimes and a New Investigator Research Grant from the Alzheimer's Association.
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology Stephan Lammel has been awarded a Whitehall Foundation Fellowship. The Whitehall Foundation supports young scientists at the beginning of their careers and assists scholarly research in vertebrate and invertebrate neurobiology in an effort to better understand behavioral output or brain mechanisms of behavior.
Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Jennifer Doudna was one of five scientists to receive the Alpert Prize in 2016. This year, the Warren Alpert Foundation Prize recognizes five scientists for their remarkable contributions to the understanding of the CRISPR bacterial defense system and the revolutionary discovery that it can be adapted for genome editing.
New cryo-EM facilities are coming (available to researchers at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, UCSF and LBNL) that will drastically increase our ability to understand protein structures.
UC Berkeley undergraduate Rachael Acker, who assists with research in MCB Professor Rebecca Heald's Lab, has been named the Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
James Nunez, a graduate student in MCB Professor Jennifer Doudna's Lab, has received the prestigious Weintraub Graduate Student Award. The Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award recognizes outstanding achievement during graduate studies in the biological sciences.
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Gloria Brar, Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Hernan Garcia, and Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Evan Miller have received 2016 Sloan Fellowships, along with five other UC Berkeley faculty. These fellowships "seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise."
1:00 pm, Saturday February 27, 2016. Join the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, along with Integrative Biology, and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute to celebrate the pioneering contributions of Dr. Marian Diamond to modern neuroscience. This is a free celebration at the new BAMPFA!