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DeRisi wins NAS award for extraordinary scientific achievements

Two UCSF faculty members have been honored by the National Academy of Sciences for their “extraordinary scientific achievements.” Joseph DeRisi, PhD, who won the Carty Award, and Allison Doupe, MD, PhD, who won the Pradel Research Award, join 13 others in the fields of physical, biological and social sciences. DeRisi, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator, and professor and vice chair at the UCSF Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, is recognized for developing new genomic technologies and using these technologies to make discoveries in virology that of fundamental and practical importance.

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Two Faculty Members Win NAS Awards

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