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

December 16, 2014

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Jennifer Doudna has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

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December 09, 2014

Professors of Neurobiology Ehud Isacoff and  John Flannery have published research on a new genetic therapy that restores light-sensitivity to blind mice and dogs.

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November 26, 2014

The Fall 2014 edition of the MCB Transcript newsletter is now available, including research profiles of the following new faculty members: Nicholas Ingolia, Gloria Brar, Elçin Ünap, Dirk Hockemeyer, and Roberto Zoncu.

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November 17, 2014

Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Diana Bautista has been presented with a Young Investigator Award by the Society for Neuroscience.

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November 10, 2014

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Jennifer Doudna was the winner of the 2015 Breakthrough Prize for life sciences.

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October 28, 2014

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Professor of Environmental Science, Policy, & Management George Oster is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics.

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October 21, 2014

Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Randy Schekman has been named to the prestigious Institute of Medicine, one of the highest national honors in the fields of health and medicine.

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October 17, 2014

Surprising research on the role of cytoskeletal integrity in preventing protein misfolding from heat shock by Howard Hughes Investigator, Thomas and Stacey Siebel Distinguished Chair in Stem Cell Biology, and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Andrew Dillin is in the Oct. 17 issue of the journal Science and is the focus of a NewsCenter article. The accumulation of improperly folded proteins has been linked to diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s.

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October 10, 2014

Howard Hughes Investigator and Thomas and Stacey Siebel Distinguished Chair in Stem Cell Biology and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Andrew Dillin, together with Nobelist Stan Prusiner from UCSF, will lead a new integrated center for research on neurodegenerative diseases. The center will be funded by $3 million from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and will pave the way for novel treatments for diseases linked to misfolded proteins and/or prions.

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October 09, 2014

Professor Emerita Judith Klinman from the Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology has been selected by President Barack Obama to receive the National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest honor for a scientist.

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