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Cancer drug stops SARS-CoV-2 in the lab

“If you get a drug that targets a human protein, it would be incredibly hard for the virus to mutate away from being reliant on it,” said Nevan Krogan, the director of QBI.

QBI probes three lethal coronaviruses to find possible drug targets

“This is looking across coronaviruses and finding the commonalities so we’re in a better position to attack SARS3 when it comes,” said Nevan Krogan, the director of QBI.

How targeting a key SARS-CoV-2 enzyme could lead to an antiviral drug

The chemical fragments could bind to and disable an enzyme that helps the virus replicate.

QBI Coronavirus Research Group races toward a cure

The UCSF Quantitative Biosciences Institute has made headway identifying dozens of potential therapies for the COVID-19 outbreak.

Hunting for a cure for COVID-19: an insider’s story

The chief operating officer of the Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) shares a view of the team's work on COVID-19.

Two School members earn UCSF Chancellor’s Awards for Diversity

Jacqueline Fabius was given the Chancellor’s Award for Advancement of Women, and Kwadwo (Kojo) Opoku-Nsiah was given the Chancellor’s Award for Martin Luther King, Jr., Leadership.

USAID photo exhibit on Zika launches QBI symposium on arthropod-borne diseases

A photo exhibition on the response by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to Zika virus outbreaks in Latin America and the Caribbean was kicked off with a reception this June at the UC San Francisco Mission Bay campus.

QBI fellowship fosters curiosity and perseverance for women scientists

Jacqueline Kyosiimire-Lugemwa, the first recipient of QBI’s Scholarship for Women from Developing Nations in Biosciences, spent a year at UCSF in which her perseverance in the sciences was tested. She recently returned to her home country of Uganda more ready than ever to tackle big questions about...

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