Professor David Eisenberg was awarded the Legacy Award at the 2nd Annual UCLA Molecular Biology Institute (MBI) Awards Dinner on November 12th.

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The Legacy Award honors outstanding MBI faculty mentors who have worked to inspire, encourage and guide the next generation of scientists and thought leaders.Professor Eisenberg is a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and of Biological Chemistry, an HHMI investigator, and the inaugural Chair Holder of the Paul D. Boyer Professorship in Molecular Biology Biochemistry. He served as director of the UCLA-DOE Institute for Genomics and Proteomics from 1993 to 2014.

Nobel Laureate and founding MBI Director Paul D. Boyer and Lyda Boyer attended the event which was held at the UCLA Hershey Hall Grand Salon.

Professor David Eisenberg was presented the Legacy Award by MBI Director Professor Luisa Iruela-Arispe.

Professor David Eisenberg was presented the Legacy Award by MBI Director Professor Luisa Iruela-Arispe.

Left to right: Lyda Boyer, Professor Paul Boyer, and Lucy Eisenberg.

Left to right: Lyda Boyer, Professor Paul Boyer, and Lucy Eisenberg.

Members of Prof. Eisenberg's group pose for a photo at the event (left to right): Dr. Nicole Wheatley, Dr. Alice Soragni, Dr. Lorena Saelices, Jeannette Bowler, Dr. Rebecca Nelson, Pascal Krotee, Prof. David Eisenberg, Elizabeth Guenther, Sarah Griner, Shannon Essewein, and assistant Cindy Chau.

Members of Prof. Eisenberg’s group pose for a photo at the event (left to right): Dr. Nicole Wheatley, Dr. Alice Soragni, Dr. Lorena Saelices, Jeannette Bowler, Dr. Rebecca Nelson, Pascal Krotee, Prof. David Eisenberg, Elizabeth Guenther, Sarah Griner, Shannon Essewein, and assistant Cindy Chau.

Left to right: Professor Sabeeha Merchant (Chemistry & Biochemistry), Professor Edward De Robertis and Ana De Robertis (Biological Chemistry).

Left to right: Professor Sabeeha Merchant (Chemistry & Biochemistry), Professor Edward De Robertis and Ana De Robertis (Biological Chemistry).

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