Department News

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

June 22, 2022

Eunyong ParkAssistant 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”.

June 21, 2022

Samantha LewisSamantha 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.

June 17, 2022

Samantha LweisAssistant 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”.

June 09, 2022

2022 CEND fellowsCongratulations 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.

June 07, 2022

Michelle ChangProfessor 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.

May 26, 2022

graduate celebrationWe 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.

May 19, 2022

HIV capsid protein PC Janet Iwasa (University of Utah) and scienceofhiv.orgLearn about MCB's exciting research, new faculty, programs helping students and postdocs thrive, amazing student success stories, and much more...

May 03, 2022

Drubin and KingCongratulations 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).

May 02, 2022

Rebecca HealdProfessor 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.