UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
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Rescuing Biomedical Research Project Launch

A diverse team of 16 prominent scientists and educators, including our own Dr. Bruce Alberts, have formed a high-profile collaboration that seeks to leverage knowledge from the scientific community to confront the dangers to the U.S. biomedical science enterprise.

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iBioMagazine: Cynthia Kenyon: A Genetic Control Circuit for Aging

In the early 1990s, most scientists did not think that aging was subject to active regulation by the genes. Exciting results from Dr. Kenyon's lab, however, showed that a single mutation in the daf-2 gene caused the tiny roundworm C. elegans to live twice as long as normal. This gene encodes a hormone receptor that regulates lifespan not only in worms, but in flies, mammals and possibly humans as well. More...

Bill Rutter Receives an Honorary Degree from Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has selected photojournalist Lynsey Addario, biochemist William J. Rutter and former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson as recipients of its honorary degrees this May.

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EVENTS
May

3

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
Nav. Cellular Landscape through New Imaging Tech
GH Aud, 4pm

May

10

Alexander Schier, Harvard University
Nodal signaling in pattern formation
GH Aud, 4pm

May

12

Chris Voigt, MIT
TBA
GH Aud, 12-1pm

May

17


May

24

Harry Noller, UC Santa Cruz
RNA Mechanics and Translation
GH Aud, 4pm

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