UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
NEWS

Bruce Alberts receives 2016 Lasker~Koshland Award

We share the Chancellor's excitement in announcing the news that Bruce Alberts, PhD, UCSF Chancellor's Leadership Chair in Biochemistry and Biophysics for Science and Education, has received the 2016-Lasker~Koshland Award for Special Achievement in Medical Science. One of the highest honors in biomedicine, this award is given every two years by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. More...

Congratulations to Pat OFarrell

Please join me in congratulating Pat O Farrell in his election to the National Academy Sciences (NAS). We are proud of this recognition for his contributions to the advancement of science.

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Bold & Basic Grant Awarded to Reiter, Raleigh & Poskanzer

QBI held a competition to give away 1.1 million dollars for bold ideas and basic research in cancer and psychiatry. Four grants and four fellowships were awarded to the best collaborative ideas that merged both basic and clinical research. Jeremy Reiter and David Raleigh proposed a bold idea in cancer: How fats cause cancer: Lipids in the primary cilium activate oncogenic Hedgehog signaling.

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EVENTS
Oct

24

Andrew Holland, Johns Hopkins
Once and only once: mechanisms of centriole duplication..
GH Aud, 4-5pm

Oct

31

Gary Ruvkun, Harvard
Elegans surveillance of conserved cellular components...
GH Aud, 4-5pm

Nov

14

Sebastian Lourido, MIT Biology
Genome-Wide Approaches to Unlock the Mysteries of Apicomplexan Parasitism
GH Aud, 4-5pm

Nov

21

Dean Mark Winey, UC Davis
What's in a Microtubule: MIPs identified in Tetrahymema
GH Aud, 4-5pm

Dec

12

Antonio J. Giraldez, Yale University
Deciphering gene regulatory codes during embryonic development
GH Aud, 4-5pm

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