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Barton and Vance awarded HHMI Emerging Pathogens Initiative grant

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 13:46

HHMI emerging pathogens initiative announcementMCB Professors of Immunology and Molecular Medicine, Greg Barton and Russell Vance, are two of the recent grant recipients of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) new Emerging Pathogens Initiative. The initiative involves 13 project teams of over 70 scientists from 29 institutions collaborating on basic research to target future emerging pathogens that could impact human health. Barton and Vance will collaborate on a team with researchers from Duke University, University of Victoria, and Harvard Medical School on their project entitled Akkermansia muciniphila as a mucosal vaccine platform for emerging pathogens.

Happy Holidays from all of us at MCB!

Fri, 12/16/2022 - 11:48

As the year comes to a close, MCB has a lot to be thankful for. Most importantly, we are grateful for our extraordinary community of our students, postdocs, staff, faculty, alumni and friends. We hope you enjoy our year-end video highlighting some of our 2022 memories together. 

 

 

 

The Fall 2022 Transcript newsletter is here!

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 14:18

Mammalian cells overexpressing fluorescently labeled proteins (Aaron Joiner)Learn about MCB's exciting research, new faculty, plant-based egg entrepreneurship, phixing physiology, and much more...

Read the Fall 2022 MCB Transcript here.

Rijo-Ferreira receives 2022 STAT Wunderkind

Thu, 11/17/2022 - 18:20

Rijo-FerreiraFilipa Rijo-Ferreira, Assistant Professor (Affiliated) of Immunology and Molecular Medicine, was chosen as one of the 2022 STAT Wunderkinds. She was selected among hundreds of nominations for her innovative research. Read more... 

Rijo-Ferreira receives 2022 STAT Wunderkind

Thu, 11/17/2022 - 18:20

Rijo-FerreiraFilipa Rijo-Ferreira, Assistant Professor (Affiliated) of Immunology and Molecular Medicine, was chosen as one of the 2022 STAT Wunderkinds. She was selected among hundreds of nominations for her innovative research. Read more... 

We're Hiring | Assistant Professor in Residence for MCB

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 14:00

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

Learn more and apply by December 1, 2022. 

We're Hiring | Assistant Professor in Residence for MCB

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 14:00

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

Learn more and apply by December 1, 2022. 

Garcia promoted to associate professor

Tue, 11/01/2022 - 15:03

Hernan GarciaCongratulations to Hernan Garcia on receiving tenure and his promotion to MCB Associate Professor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development!

The Garcia laboratory seeks to understand, predict, and control developmental programs. 

To learn more, visit the Garcia lab website

Garcia promoted to associate professor

Tue, 11/01/2022 - 15:03

Hernan GarciaCongratulations to Hernan Garcia on receiving tenure and his promotion to MCB Associate Professor of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development!

The Garcia laboratory seeks to understand, predict, and control developmental programs. 

To learn more, visit the Garcia lab website