UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

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...

UCSF Center for Next-Gen Precision Medicine Diagnostics

Building on its pioneering research into the use of genomic technology to rapidly diagnose life-threatening diseases, UC San Francisco has launched a dedicated research center to explore how this potentially transformative approach to critical care medicine could be widely integrated into healthcare settings. More...



Pierre Leoplod, University of Nice
Growth coordination in Drosophila
GH Aud, 4-5pm



Jennifer Cochran, Stanford
Engineered Proteins-Treating Cancer
GH Aud, 12-1pm



Ruth Ley, Cornell University
TBA- Narlikar Lab
GH Aud, 12-1pm



Jonathan Gable
Clements Lecture
GH Aud, 12-1pm



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