Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Eunyong Park was named one of the 2022-2023 Hellman Fellows for his project entitled "How do plants make chloroplasts? ––mechanistic study of chloroplast protein import”.
Below are articles from various sources about members of MCB and their research.
Samantha Lewis, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology, was honored by Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences with the Best Professor Award (national) at their Juneteenth recognition event.
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology Samantha Lewis was named one of the 2022-2023 Hellman Fellows for her proposal "Exploring mitochondrial DNA replication proteins in functional assemblies in vivo”.
Congratulations to the Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases (CEND) 2022 Fellows in MCB: Janet Peace Babirye, Meghan Bacher, Marian Fairgrieve, and Hannah Nilsson. Every year, CEND supports graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in their research through the Irving H.
Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology Michelle Chang has received the 2002 Centenary Prize from the Royal Society of Chemistry. The award recognizes seminal contributions in biosynthesis and biocatalysis to advance energy and environmental science and biomedical research, and for excellence in communication.
We are excited to report that the MCB Class of 2022 campaign to raise funds for sponsored research stipends has exceeded their goal of $5,000! Thanks to the generosity of our community, more MCB students will be able to receive stipends and have transformative research experiences.
Congratulations to Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology David Drubin and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Nicole King for being elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology Rebecca Heald is one of nine UC Berkeley faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS). One of the nation's oldest honorary societies, the AAAS honors excellence and has convened leaders to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the world, and advance the public good.