UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
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Joe DeRisi, Elected to the National Academy of Sciences!

Big Congrats to our Chair, Joseph DeRisi, one of 11 newly elected HHMI scientists to join the ranks of the 84 total elected members and 21 foreign associates from 14 countries for his election to the National Academy of Sciences! Joe thanks everyone who had a hand in making this remarkable honor achievable, especially his lab. More...

Dr. Blackburn awarded the Royal Society Medal!

The Royal Medal is awarded to acknowledge the most important discoveries in the physical, biological, and applied sciences. Nobel Laureate Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn received a Royal Medal, what is considered the most prestigious medal awarded by the Royal Society, for her work on the prediction and discovery of telomerase and the role of telomeres in protecting and maintaining the genome. Congratulations! More...

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Launches

The Biohub is a project of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative led by Joe DeRisi of UCSF, and Steve Quake of Stanford University including a partnership with UC Berkeley. With the three partnering universities serving as the backbone to the Biohub's mission statement and together with the expertise of the best scientists, investigators, and engineers the science community offers, nothing is deemed impossible!

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EVENTS
May

4

Gurol Sel, UCSD
Metabolic oscillations and electrical signaling
GH Aud, 12-1pm

May

11

Nieng Yan, Tsinghua University
A Molecular Movie of the Excitation-Contraction Coupling
GH Aud, 12-1pm

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