UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

iBioEducation: Ciliopathies and Retinal Degeneration

Cilia and flagella are complex, but highly conserved, structures found on most cells of the human body. Mutations in proteins localized to cilia can cause a collection of human diseases including renal failure and retinal degeneration. 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...

Dr. Kampmann, Recipient of the Allen Foundation Award

The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation named Dr. Martin Kampmann, a new Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, an "Allen Distinguished Investigator". Together with two other junior faculty at the UCSF Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, he was awarded $1.4 million to identify networks of genes controlling the cellular biology of Alzheimer's disease. More...



Eric Siggia, Rockefeller
Differentiation of human embryonic stem cell
GH Aud, 12-1pm



Jeff Coller
Controlling mRNA fate through the genetic code
Byers Auditorium, 4-5pm



Timothy Lu, MIT
Programming cells for human health apps
GH Aud, 12-1pm



2015 ECT Award Ceremony
A special ceremony & reception honoring award recipients
HSW-300, 4-6pm



Andrew Ward, Scripps
High-resolution cryoEM structures
GH Aud, 12-1pm

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