Department News

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

It is with great sadness we report the passing of Harry Rubin. 

Professor Rubin was a treasured part of the UC Berkeley community, who joined the faculty in 1958 and served until he retired as an emeritus professor in 2001.

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February 06, 2020

Congratulations to the three MCB Postdocs who have been named new Damon Runyon Fellows!
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February 04, 2020

Recent work from the lab of Helen Bateup, led by Postdoctoral fellow Polina Kosillo, reveals cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying cognitive inflexibility.
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February 03, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Abby Dernburg, a new Miller Professor!

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January 31, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Assistant Professor of Neurobiology Stephen Brohawn on receiving an early-career investigator award from the American Association for Anatomy!

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January 31, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Professor of Neurobiology John Ngai on being named the next Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative!

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January 30, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Assistant Professor Samantha Lewis, who has been named a 2020 Winkler Scholar!

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January 24, 2020

Last night we were thrilled to connect with 100+ of our talented and inspiring alumni at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference. 

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January 16, 2020

Congratulations to MCB Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology and HHMI Investigator Jennifer Doudna on receiving the 2020 Wolf Prize in Medicine! 

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January 13, 2020

The MCB Department had an extraordinary 2019! We are so grateful for our phenomenal community of students, postdocs, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends.

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December 17, 2019

Congratulations to MCB Professor of Neurobiology Ehud Isacoff on receiving the 2020–22 Memory & Cognitive Disorders Award from the McKnight Foundation! 

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December 06, 2019

The Advanced Bioimaging Center was recently featured in a Seeker video about microscopy advancements and exploring the microscopic universe inside cells. 

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December 02, 2019

MCB Professor of Neurobiology David Schaffer has been elected as a 2019 fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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November 26, 2019

Congratulations to Diana Bautista on her promotion to MCB Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology!

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November 26, 2019

Recent work from graduate student Franklin Caval-Holme and MCB Professor of Neurobiology Marla Feller suggests subtypes of ipRGC cells & non-ipRGC retinal cells communicate giving the retina more light sensitivity than once believed. 

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November 25, 2019

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