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

August 30, 2021

Congratulations to MCB Professor Kathleen Collins for her 2022 Earl and Thressa Stadtman Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)!

August 30, 2021

We are saddened to report the passing of our former colleague Alexander Glazer on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at the age of 86. Dr. Glazer joined the UC Berkeley faculty in 1976. His research contributions ranged from protein chemistry and structure-function relationships in proteins to enzymology and biophysical chemistry, mechanisms involved in photosynthesis, and developing methods for high sensitivity DNA sequencing and detection.

August 23, 2021

MCB is excited to welcome all of our new students this fall! Learn some fun facts about our PhD entering class including their favorite model organisms, childhood career aspirations, favorite pastimes and more. 

August 23, 2021

Last week our REU scholars celebrated the end of a rewarding and productive program with the NSF REU Summer Research Symposium. Learn more about the event's highlights and the exciting research performed this summer.

August 23, 2021

The season and the 2021 NSF REU summer research program is coming to an end. As we take time to reflect on an exciting summer of hands-on research and learning, meet two faculty PIs with some helpful tips, Rebecca Heald and Gian Garriga.

August 09, 2021

Interested in becoming a UC Berkeley faculty member? We are now accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Cryo-Electron Tomography.

August 06, 2021

At any given time, faculty PIs are juggling multiple teaching, research, and administration responsibilities. They provide the infrastructure and support required for their lab to function, their group to conduct research, and their trainees to grow and mature. This week, meet two hard-working, enthusiastic, and compassionate PIs, Elçin Ünal and Denis Titov

July 30, 2021

This week, learn about a scholar who's eager to be learning hands-on laboratory techniques for the first time and a mentor who's excited to share her enthusiasm for research and bench work with the next generation of researchers. Meet Den Arthur Lipata and Maiko Kitaoka.

July 22, 2021


Time flies—the NSF REU summer research program is more than halfway through! For week five of our summer research profile series, we're introducing members of the Ünal lab. Meet Lizet Reyes Rodas and Anthony Harris.

July 15, 2021


Get ready for week four of our 2021 NSF REU summer research profile series. This week, meet Pedro X. Medina and Gregory Barton.