Department News

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

May 09, 2024

Garcia, Lewis and BotchanCongratulations to our faculty who received the departmental 2024 MCB Outstanding Faculty Awards!

May 01, 2024

Abby Dernburg NAS electionProfessor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology, Abby Dernburg, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). NAS members are selected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

April 26, 2024
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The 3rd annual MCB Postdocs Research Showcase took place on March 28th, 2024. The event featured research talks from MCB postdocs across every division, a poster session, a keynote address by Christopher Barnes (Assistant Professor at Stanford), and a career panel featuring guests from diverse career paths including academia, startup, science policy, and a science incubator. The showcase was a huge success in highlighting the stellar research being done by MCB postdocs, supporting postdocs' professional development, and building community. 

April 25, 2024

Hurley American Academy of Arts and Sciences electionJames Hurley, Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology, was among 7 UC Berkeley faculty recently elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. The Academy selects members for their excellence with the aim to connect across disciplines to advance the common good.

April 19, 2024

King and Welch elected fellow of AAASProfessor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development Nicole King and Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology Matthew Welch are among six UCB faculty elected as lifetime fellows to the American Association for the Advancement of Science

March 30, 2024

Marletta with his AIMBE awardMichael Marletta, Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, was inducted to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. This award honors individual's distinguished achievements in medical and biological engineering.

March 14, 2024

Big ThanksThank you to our wonderful community for helping us reach our fundraising goals during Big Give!

March 13, 2024

MCB faculty Nomura, Rape and Zoncu lead the MTIMCB's Molecular Therapeutics (MTx) division announced today the launch of the new Molecular Therapeutics Initiative (MTI) designed to accelerate drug discovery by tackling the "undruggable" & discovering new therapeutics modalities.

March 07, 2024
February 20, 2024

Fu and Nayak named 2024 Sloan Research FellowsCongratulations to Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology Meng-meng Fu and Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development Dipti Nayak on being named 2024 Sloan Research Fellows.