Michael R. Botchan

Job title: 
Dean, Biological Sciences

Michael Botchan is a professor of biochemistry, biophysics and structural biology at the UC Berkeley and a deputy director and member of the governance board of the Innovative Genomics Institute. He is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Botchan Lab at UC Berkeley studies the mechanisms and regulation of DNA replication and gene expression in eukaryotes, especially focused on how these processes couple to the cell cycle and progression from G1 to S phase in a developmental context.