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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!

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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."

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Bruce Alberts receives 2016 Lasker~Koshland Award

We share the Chancellor's excitement in announcing the news that Bruce Alberts, PhD, UCSF Chancellor's Leadership Chair in Biochemistry and Biophysics for Science and Education, has received the 2016-Lasker~Koshland Award for Special Achievement in Medical Science. One of the highest honors in biomedicine, this award is given every two years by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. More...

EVENTS
Dec

12

Antonio J. Giraldez, Yale University
Deciphering gene regulatory codes during embryonic development
GH Aud, 4-5pm

Jan

9

Douglas Black, UCLA
TBA
GH Aud, 4-5pm

Jan

23


Jan

30

Scott Kennedy, Harvard
TBA
GH Aud, 4-5pm

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