UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
NEWS

New Faculty Position: Assistant Professor (Ladder Rank)

APPLY NOW! RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: December 3rd, 2015/ Apply by January 3rd, 2016 to ensure full consideration by the committee. More...

iBioMagazine: Cynthia Kenyon: A Genetic Control Circuit for Aging

In the early 1990s, most scientists did not think that aging was subject to active regulation by the genes. Exciting results from Dr. Kenyon's lab, however, showed that a single mutation in the daf-2 gene caused the tiny roundworm C. elegans to live twice as long as normal. This gene encodes a hormone receptor that regulates lifespan not only in worms, but in flies, mammals and possibly humans as well. 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...

EVENTS
Feb

11

Alice Ting, MIT
Discovery of novel synaptic and mitochondrial proteins
GH Aud, 12-1pm

Feb

12

3rd Annual GHECon Colloquium: "Valuing Health"
Register here: http://bit.ly/1Nt1nMO
MB, GH Aud, 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Feb

16

John Rubinstein, UC of Toronto
Electron cyromicroscopy studies of rotary ATPases
GH Aud, 4-5pm

Feb

18

Erin O'Shea, Harvard
Timekeeping by a Three Protein Circadian Clock
GH Aud, 12-1pm

Feb

25


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