UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Peter Walter Elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2018

Walter is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and has received some of the most esteemed prizes in biomedical science including the Breakthrough Prize in Life Science, the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award and the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine. Congratulations Peter on yet another one to add to the list!


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.


Bold & Basic Grant Awarded to Reiter, Raleigh & Poskanzer

QBI held a competition to give away 1.1 million dollars for bold ideas and basic research in cancer and psychiatry. Four grants and four fellowships were awarded to the best collaborative ideas that merged both basic and clinical research. Jeremy Reiter and David Raleigh proposed a bold idea in cancer: How fats cause cancer: Lipids in the primary cilium activate oncogenic Hedgehog signaling.




BSSS - Sue Biggins, Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center
Chromosome segregation: new insights and approaches
GH S201, 12:10-1:10pm



BSSS - Carrie Partch, UC Santa Cruz
Morning larks and night owls shed light on the molecular basis for circadian timekeeping
GH S201, 12:10-1:10pm

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