UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

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.


iBioMagazine: Rescuing US Biomedical Research

Leaders in biomedical research, including current and past UCSF professors, have turned their attention to problems that are confronting the practice and sustainability of the basic research enterprise in the United States. Their concerns and ideas for addressing these challenges have been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (April 22, 2014). 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...



Tetrad Thesis Talk: Kate Varandas
Von Zastrow Lab
GH Aud, 3pm



Tetrad Thesis Talk: Coral Zhou
TBA- Narlikar Lab
GH Aud, 3pm



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Sep. 15-17
Granlibakken-725 Granlibakken Road

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