UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
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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...

Reiter Lab collaborates on article published in Nature Cell Biology

Galo Garcia (Reiter Lab) and Xiaoyu Shi show us how the ciliary gate is organized and how that goes wrong in disease.

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Bold & Basic Grant Awarded to Reiter, Raleigh & Poskanzer

QBI held a competition to give away 1.1 million dollars for bold ideas and basic research in cancer and psychiatry. Four grants and four fellowships were awarded to the best collaborative ideas that merged both basic and clinical research. Jeremy Reiter and David Raleigh proposed a bold idea in cancer: How fats cause cancer: Lipids in the primary cilium activate oncogenic Hedgehog signaling.

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EVENTS
Jan

23

Antony Jose, University of Maryland
Deciphering the cell code that perpetuates animal life
GH Aud, 4-5pm

Jan

30

Scott Kennedy, Harvard
Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance Factors Localize to Temporally and Spatially Ordered Liquid Droplet Assemblages
GH Aud, 4-5pm

Feb

13

Ellen Yeh, Stanford
TBA
GH Aud 106, 4pm

Feb

20


Feb

27

Josh Kaplan, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Med
Using C. elegans to study psychiatric disorders
GH Aud, 4-5pm

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