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.
The appointment of UCSF School of Dentistry Dean John D.B. Featherstone has been extended to an additional five-year term.
Leland Kim, a senior information representative on the news team at University Relations, has been appointed to the new role of internal communications editor at UC San Francisco.
UCSF biochemistry professor Cynthia Kenyon, PhD, has been named Senior Scientific Advisor of the new Google anti-aging startup, Calico.