Tagged: structural biology

Jamming the gears of a deadly virus

Team efforts at the School and beyond produce two potential treatments for COVID-19.

Overcoming disease with moving pictures and molecular building blocks

Jaime Fraser delivered the 2020 Byers Award Lecture in Basic Science

VR drug discovery makes precision therapy a reality

ChimeraX, virtual reality software developed at the UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization and Informatics, is now the tool of choice for computational structural biologists in the School of Pharmacy. The Jacobson Lab recently used ChimeraX to find a promising new cure for a drug-resistant...

Sali elected to National Academy of Sciences

Andrej Sali, PhD, has been elected as a member of the 2018 class of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

Aashish Manglik, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

I am a physician-scientist interested in understanding how the human body senses and responds to external stimuli. My research focuses on the largest group of drug targets in the human body, the G protein coupled receptors. We aim to understand the most basic principles of these receptors in...

Reflection: 30 years of top NIH funding for UCSF School of Pharmacy

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Budget significance
Reasons for past success
A decade of funding for bioinformatics
New drug discovery directions attract support