Seth Shipman, PhD

Assistant Professor

My lab develops molecular biotechnology to overcome technical hurdles that prevent us from effectively understanding and treating disease. We're particularly interested in neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disease.

Thomas James, PhD


I retired from full-time service at UCSF at the end of June, 2012. However, I went on Recall status a month later to do research, which diminishes each year. I needed to finish some projects that were still funded via grants during the initial year and continue with another funded project...

Zev Gartner, PhD


My laboratory is working to understand how cells self-organize into tissues, how the structure of tissues help regulate cell behaviors, and how tissue structure breaks down in diseases like cancer. By understanding these processes we hope to reveal general principles contributing to cancer...