UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
NEWS

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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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...

EVENTS
May

22

Maitreya Dunham, University of Washington
Evolution of yeast hybrids in the lab and in the brewery
GH Aud 106, 4pm

May

29

Gia Voeltz, University of Colorado Boulder
The role of ER membrane contact sites in regulating the structure of other organelles
GH Aud 106, 4pm

Jun

5

Melanie Blokesch, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)
How the pathogen Vibrio cholerae kills its bacterial enemies and embraces its kin
GH Aud 106, 4pm

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