UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
NEWS

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...

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...

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...

EVENTS
Feb

21

Miriam Goodman, Stanford
How Neurons Bend Without Breaking
GH Aud, 4-5pm

Feb

28

Liang Feng, Stanford
Structure and mechanism of SWEET sugar transporters
GH Aud, 4-5pm

Mar

7


Mar

9

Steve Elledge, Harvard
TBA
GH Aud, 12-1pm

Mar

16

Emily Balskus, Harvard
Chemical Discovery in the Human Microbiota
GH Aud, 12-1pm

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