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

July 30, 2015

It's a new era in genome engineering! A one-day symposium hosted by the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences at Berkeley and the Innovative Genomics Initiative. The symposium is being held on August 24, 2015 at Li Ka Shing. Contact Jan Ambrosini with questions: ambros@berkeley.edu.

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July 28, 2015

KQED Science asks Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Christopher Chang "How Do You Make Greener Fuel?" Chang's answer: it's a Frankenstein experiment -- if Frankenstein was solar power.

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July 27, 2015

Andrew Lane, a UC Berkeley post-doctoral fellow, and Flora Lamson Hewlett Chair and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Rebecca Heald, developed a new technology in order to track chromosomes in real-time in living samples during mitosis.

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July 09, 2015

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology Stephan Lammel was recently awarded a seed grant from the Brain Research Foundation for his project "Identifying input-specific mechanisms underlying drug-evoked plasticity in the dopamine system."

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June 30, 2015

Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Christopher Chang has received the 2015 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists. He's been honored for his discoveries in chemistry that span both neuroscience and energy science.

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June 26, 2015

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology Stephan Lammel was awarded the 2015 Regents' Junior Faculty Fellowship which is a competitive award on campus. It provides summer salary awards to junior faculty, allowing them to devote their time exclusively to research, independent study, or improving their teaching effectiveness.

June 22, 2015

Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Jennifer Doudna has been honored with the 2015 Gruber Genetics Prize along with her CrisprCAS9 collaborator, Emmanuelle Charpentier. The International Prize Program honors individuals whose groundbreaking work provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture.

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June 18, 2015

This summer brings change to MCB -- the Co-Chairs thank past division heads for their service and announce some new division, committee, and program heads.

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June 12, 2015

Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Diana Bautista's research identifies a serotonin receptor, HTR7, as a key mediator of eczema and other forms of itch.

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