UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
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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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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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2020 Academic Senate Distinguished Faculty Award

The 2020 Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award for faculty at UCSF more than five years goes to Katherine Hyland, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, SOM, member of the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics and the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, and Director of the Medical Genetics Theme in the UCSF SOM Bridges Curriculum. Dr. Hyland is based at UCSF Parnassus campus.

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EVENTS
Apr

27

BSS speaker, Lauren O'Connell, Stanford University
"Pick your poison:how ecology shapes chemical defense and physiology in poison frogs"
Zoom, 12-1pm

May

4

BSS speaker, Gira Bhabha, NYU
"How microsporidia parasites deploy harpoons to infect host cells"
Zoom, 12-1pm

May

11

BSS speaker, Eva Nogales, Berkeley
"Structural relationships between human transcriptional coactivators TFIID and SAGA"
Zoom, 12-1pm

May

18


May

25


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