Dr. Berger will oversee nine departments and 178 faculty members who have led advancements in diverse areas such as the structure of DNA and RNA, the control of the organization and trafficking of cells, and the structure and function of neurons that enables sensation and memory formation. Dr. Berger is stepping in to replace BCMB faculty Dr. Stephen Desiderio, who retired as Director in summer 2018. More information about the Insititute for Basic Biomedical Sciences acan be found here.