UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

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...

Dr. Blackburn awarded the Royal Society Medal!

The Royal Medal is awarded to acknowledge the most important discoveries in the physical, biological, and applied sciences. Nobel Laureate Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn received a Royal Medal, what is considered the most prestigious medal awarded by the Royal Society, for her work on the prediction and discovery of telomerase and the role of telomeres in protecting and maintaining the genome. Congratulations! More...

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...



Tatiana Kutateladze, UC Denver
Molecular mechanisms of the epigenetic regulation
GH Aud, 4-5pm



Faculty Tetrad Retreat
Sep. 15-17
Granlibakken-725 Granlibakken Road





Grant Jensen, CalTech
Structural biology in vivo
GH Aud, 12-1pm



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