UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Reiter Lab collaborates on article published in Nature Cell Biology

Galo Garcia (Reiter Lab) and Xiaoyu Shi show us how the ciliary gate is organized and how that goes wrong in disease.


2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences - Peter Walter, PhD

We are delighted to share the news that Peter Walter, PhD, professor and Howard Hughes Investigator in the School of Medicine Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, has received a 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. This award recognizes him for "elucidating the unfolded protein response, a cellular quality-control system that detects disease-causing unfolded proteins and directs cells to take corrective measures."


Joe DeRisi, Elected to the National Academy of Medicine!

The accolades continue.. Three UC San Francisco faculty members are among the 70 new members and nine international members elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Congrats Joe!




Houra Merrikh, University of Washington
The clash of macromolecular titans: replication-transcription conflicts in bacteria
GH Aud, 4-5pm



Josh Kaplan, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Med
Using C. elegans to study psychiatric disorders
GH Aud, 4-5pm



Tomkins Concert & Lecture, Nergis Mavalvala
The Warped Universe: The 100 year search for Einstein's gravitational waves
GH AUD 106, 3pm

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