UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

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...

Dr. Robert Stroud's ebola paper published in Nature

Dr. Robert Stroud's paper that reports a new structure with a drug that controls Ebola viral entry, and shows how it can cure Ebola infected mice was published in Nature, March 11, 2016.


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...



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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