UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

UCSF Leads the Nation in NIH Funding

The Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy topped the nation in federal biomedical research funding in their fields in 2014 for the second year in a row, with the graduate-level university as a whole receiving the most of any public recipient and second most overall in funds from the NIH. More...

Hana El-Samad is celebrated in Cell 40 under 40 forum

To celebrate 40 years of Cell, 40 scientists who are working in diverse biological fields all around the world, all under the age of 40, were invited to be featured in their 40 under 40 forum to talk about science, personal philosophies, the joys and challenges of research, and their lives away from the bench. Our own Hana El-Samad has made the list. More...

Kathy Hyland Defines Educational Trends in Medical Genetics

The Association of Professors of Human and Medical Genetics (APHMG) Course Directors special Interest Group, under the leadership of Katherine Hyland, PhD and Shoumita Dasgupta, PhD, has completed a study of the current state of genetics training across US and Canadian medical schools and has identified key successes in curriculum design. More...


Jennifer Doudna
CRISPR Biology
Byers Auditorium, 12-1pm



Bing He
From molecular determinants to physical principles
Byers Auditorium, 12-1pm



Dewey McCafferty
Lysine-Specific Histone Demethylase
Byers Auditorium, 12-1pm



Neil Hunter
Regulation of meiotic prophase
Byers Auditorium



Ronald Raines
Ribonuclease: From kcat/KM to the Clinic
Byers Auditorium, 12-1pm

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