UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
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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."

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IAMSE Recognizes Tracy Fulton for the 2017 IAMSE Master Teacher Award

The formal presentation of the Master Teacher award will be made this year during the opening ceremony of our 21st Annual Meeting, Saturday evening June 10, 2017 in Burlington, VT. Congratulations, Tracy!

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Joe DeRisi, Elected to the National Academy of Medicine!

The accolades continue.. Three UC San Francisco faculty members are among the 70 new members and nine international members elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Congrats Joe!

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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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