Department News

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

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Andreas Martin has been selected as a 2014-15 Bakar Fellow. The Bakar fellows program supports innovative research by early-career campus faculty pursuing projects that hold commercial promise.

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May 27, 2014

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Polina Lishko is a 2014 recipient of the Hellman Fellowship. The purpose of the Fellowship is to support substantially the research of promising assistant professors who show capacity for great distinction in their research.

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May 22, 2014

Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Barbara Meyer has been elected as a member of the American Philosophical Society at their 2014 spring meeting in Philadelphia.

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May 15, 2014

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Lin He is the 2014 recipient of the Carcinogenesis Young Investigator Award. The award is for a recent, significant contribution to carcinogenesis research by an investigator under the age of 40.

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May 14, 2014

Congratulations to the MCB Graduate Students who are recipients of UC Berkeley's 2013-2014 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award (OGSI).

May 13, 2014

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Nicholas Ingolia has been selected as a 2014 Rose Hills Innovator, a program which supports distinguished early-career faculty at UC Berkeley in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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May 12, 2014

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Gloria Brar has been selected as one of Cell magazines "40 under 40."

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May 09, 2014

Mary Catherine Watten (Academic Personnel) and Tanya Grimes Sullivan (Graduate Affairs) are recipients of the 2014 Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Award, the most prestigious award given to UC Berkeley staff.

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May 09, 2014

CRISPR, a genome-editing technique developed by Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Jennifer Doudna, has been named as one of the year's top 10 Technology Breakthroughs by the MIT Technology Review.

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May 07, 2014

Department Co-Chair and C.H. Li Distinguished Professor Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Richard Harland has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States.

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April 29, 2014

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Diana Bautista was on NPR's Morning Edition radio show April 17, 2014 to discuss her research on tingling sensations.

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April 26, 2014

Professor of Neurobiology Ehud Isacoff is the focus of a research profile on his brain and memory research on the UC Berkeley Research site.

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April 08, 2014

Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Thomas C. Alber, a structural biologist known for his striking ability to choose important biological problems and attack them with elegant biochemical and structural studies, died peacefully on March 28, 2014 in Berkeley, CA.

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April 03, 2014

It is with sadness that we announce the death of our Professor Emerita of Plant & Microbial Biology Sydney Kustu. Dr. Kustu studied the regulation of nitrogen metabolism in bacteria and was affiliated with the MCB department for several years.

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March 26, 2014

Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Jennifer Doudna is the focus of a research profile titled "Crispr Goes Global" on the UC Berkeley Research site.

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March 26, 2014

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