UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

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...

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.


2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences - Peter Walter, PhD

We are delighted to share the news that Peter Walter, PhD, professor and Howard Hughes Investigator in the School of Medicine Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, has received a 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. This award recognizes him for "elucidating the unfolded protein response, a cellular quality-control system that detects disease-causing unfolded proteins and directs cells to take corrective measures."




BSS -Celina Juliano, University of California Davis
Stem Cells and Regeneration in Hydra
GH Aud 106, 12pm



BSS - (Dean) Mark Winey, University of California Davis
What's inside a microtubule? Revealing MIPs-Microtubule Inner Proteins
RH Aud 102, 12pm



BSS - KIm Nasmyth, University of Oxford
The topology of DNA entrapment by cohesin rings
GH Aud 106, 12pm





BSS - Casey Huang, Stanford Medicine
Model systems for microbial ecology
GH Aud 106, 12pm

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