UCSF researchers have developed a new approach to decoding the vast information embedded in an organism’s genome, while shedding light on exactly how cells interpret their genetic material to create RNA messages and launch new processes in the cell.
January 19, 2011
December 08, 2010
A team of UCSF researchers has engineered E. coli with the key molecular circuitry that will enable genetic engineers to program cells to communicate and perform computations.
October 15, 2010
The libraries at UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital are hosting events this week to discuss what Open Access options are available to the UCSF community for freely sharing information in scholarly journals over the Internet.
September 28, 2010
UCSF research-doctorate programs have ranked among the nation’s best in a survey released today by the National Research Council (NRC).
July 21, 2010
Larissa Podust, PhD, is working on a new drug for Chagas disease, a neglected scourge.
June 15, 2010
Chancellor Emeritus Mike Bishop was honored recently with a symposium that aimed at shedding light on important unsolved problems in biology and biomedicine.
May 27, 2010
For his groundbreaking work on the sensation of touch, David Julius, PhD, professor and chair of the UCSF Department of Physiology, has been named to receive the 2010 Shaw Prize in Life Sciences and Medicine.
April 19, 2010
Noxious and downright painful stimuli are a given in every life, but they also often provide useful warnings to get out of harm’s way.
February 26, 2010
UCSF researchers have identified a molecular mechanism that explains why patients with tumors of the thymus, or thymoma, often develop autoimmune disorders.
February 03, 2010
UCSF researchers have identified an elusive molecular regulator that controls the ability of human sperm to reach and fertilize the egg, a finding that has implications on both treating male infertility and preventing pregnancy.