UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Launches

The Biohub is a project of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative led by Joe DeRisi of UCSF, and Steve Quake of Stanford University including a partnership with UC Berkeley. With the three partnering universities serving as the backbone to the Biohub's mission statement and together with the expertise of the best scientists, investigators, and engineers the science community offers, nothing is deemed impossible!


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...

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...





Jason Moore, University of Pennsylvania
An Automated Data Science Assistant
GH Aud, 12-1pm





Ken Prehoda, University of Oregon
The ties that bind-evolution-protein interaction fam
GH Aud, 12-1pm



Informal Seminar, David Stern
The genetic basis for the evolution of Drosophila courtship song
RH Aud 102

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