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DeRisi Appointed New Chair of Biochemistry and Biophysics

March 3, 2014by Sandy Butler

School of Medicine Dean Sam Hawgood, MBBS, announced the appointment of Joseph DeRisi, PhD, as the new chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, on March 3.

 

Kenyon Tapped as Calico Scientific Advisor

November 20, 2013by Alex

UCSF biochemistry professor Cynthia Kenyon, PhD, has been named Senior Scientific Advisor of the new Google anti-aging startup, Calico.

 

UCSF Researcher Identifies Key to Energy-Burning Brown Fat

November 15, 2013by Alex

Current anti-obesity treatments include strategies to prevent food energy from being absorbed, such as orlistat, which prevents fat absorption from food.

 

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