Fall 2022 | New & Noteworthy Faculty

Congratulations to Hernan Garcia on being promoted to an MCB Associate Professor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development!
Hernan Garcia
ChangMProfessor Michelle Chang 2022 Centenary Prize DarzacqAssociate Professor Xavier Darzacq – 2021 Mitchell Prize
DoudnaProfessor Jennifer Doudna – 2022 Double Helix Medal from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory HealdProfessor Rebecca Heald – 2022 Sandra K. Masur Senior Leadership Award from the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
Yvette FisherAssistant Professor Yvette Fisher – 2022 Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award, 2022 Seed Grant from the Brain Research Foundation (BRF), and 2022 NIH Director's New Innovator Award
LewisAssistant Professor Samantha Lewis – 2022-2023 Hellman Fellow, Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences Best Professor Award, 2022 Rennie Fund for the Study of Epilepsy and Pilot Award, Stanford Diabetes Research Center
LishkoAssociate Professor Polina Lishko named as one of the 2022 Great Immigrants by the Carnegie Corporation of New York NomuraProfessor Daniel Nomura – National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award
OlzmannJames Olzmann – 2022 Bakar Fellows Spark Award and Center for CRISPR Target Discovery (CCTD) grant ParkAssistant Professor Eunyong Park – 2022-2023 Hellman Fellow
Rijo-FerreiraAssistant Professor (Affiliated) Filipa Rijo-Ferreira – 2022 STAT Wunderkind SudmantAssistant Professor (Affiliated) Peter Sudmant – 2022 Vallee Scholar Award


Carolyn Bertozzi Nobel

Carolyn Bertozzi | 2022 NOBEL PRIZE

Former MCB faculty and UC Berkeley alumna Carolyn Bertozzi has received the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry.” Now a professor at Stanford University, Bertozzi received her PhD in chemistry from UCB in 1993, returned to serve as faculty in the Department of Chemistry from 1996-2015, and joined the MCB department as faculty in 2000. Read more here.






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