Department News

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

October 13, 2023

Asst Prof GGEDInterested in becoming a UC Berkeley faculty member? We are now accepting applications for an Assistant Professor for the MCB Division of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution & Development (GGED).  

October 12, 2023

ACS ChangChristopher Chang, Professor of Molecular Therapeutics, and Michelle Chang, Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, are both recipients of 2024 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Awards.

October 03, 2023

Martik and Rijo-FerreiraMegan Martik, Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development, and Filipa Rijo-Ferreira, Assistant Professor (Affiliated) of Immunology and Molecular Medicine, both received 2023 NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards.

October 01, 2023

Raul RamosCongratulations to MCB postdoc Raul Ramos (Bautista and Lumpkin Labs) on being named one of the 2023 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Hanna Gray Fellows! This prestigious award from the HHMI supports early career scientists with the potential to become leaders in biomedical science.

September 20, 2023

2023 Outstanding Postdoc AwardsWe are excited to announce the recipients of our annual MCB Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellows Awards! Each year, the department honors postdocs for excellence in research, leadership, and service. 


September 20, 2023

Saxton and Schepartz ARC InstituteThe ARC institute had awarded two MCB faculty members with recent awards. Robert Saxton, Assistant Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine, is an Ignite Award Recipient and Alanna Schepartz, Professor of Molecu

September 13, 2023

BrohawnCongratulations to Stephen Brohawn on receiving tenure and his promotion to MCB Associate Professor of Neurobiology!

The Brohawn laboratory researches the molecular basis of sensory transduction and cellular electrical signaling. Read more...

August 28, 2023

James NunezCongratulations to James Nuñez, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, on receiving a 2023 Spark Award from the Bakar Fellows Program.

August 16, 2023

MCB is pleased to welcome our newest graduate students to the department! Learn fun facts about their favorite model organisms, childhood career aspirations, and more. 


Entering PhD photo PC Shoey Sindel

Photo credit: Shoey Sindel

August 16, 2023
Gary Firestone
Gary Firestone