Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Nicole King is on the "20 under 40" list of the "Best Brain in Science" in the December 2008 issue of Discover magazine.
Below are articles from various sources about members of MCB and their research.
It is with regret that we announce that Emeritus Professor Joe Neilands passed away peacefully on Thursday October 23rd, after several months battling an illness.
John Brian “Joe” Neilands
September 11, 1921 – October 23, 2008
The Trustees of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) have elected Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Robert Tjian as President of HHMI effective April 1, 2009.
Professor Emerita Paola Timiras passed away on Friday night, due to complications from heart valve replacement surgery she underwent last Spring. Her energy, enthusiasm and sense of humor will be greatly missed.
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry Charles Dekker died of complications due to cancer on Saturday, September 6, 2008 at age 88.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Professor Iswar Hariharan a $200,000 EUREKA grant which funds exceptionally innovative research projects with a potentially high impact.
Professor of Immunology & Pathogenesis Mark Schlissel has been appointed as the new Dean of Biological Sciences for the College of Letters & Science. He replaces Professor of Neurobiology Geoff Owen who served as Dean since 2002.
Emeritus Professor Gunther Stent passed away early Thursday morning, June 12th of pneumonia at his home in Haverford, Pa. He was 84 years old. Stent was Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology for 6 years (1980-86) and was the founding Chair of the newly created Department of Molecular and Cell Biology from 1987 until 1992.
Yang Dan, Abby F. Dernburg and Michael B. Eisen have received one of the most sought-after honors in biomedical research: appointment as Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigators.
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Rachel Brem, Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development, has been chosen to receive the Ellison New Scholar Award in Aging. New Scholar candidates are investigators who are nominated by U.S. medical institutions and universities for their outstanding promise in aging research.