Tagged: Bioinformatics (Biological and Medical Informatics Graduate Program)

Sali and colleagues advance understanding of proteins

School of Pharmacy faculty member and computational biologist Andrej Sali, PhD, and international colleagues have developed new techniques to reveal the architecture of large protein complexes within cells. Their ultimate goal is to see how these complexes interact in real time—however fleeting the...

Ferrin uses computation and computers to understand molecules

Tom Ferrin, PhD, faculty member in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, is an expert in the use of computation and computer-generated images and simulations of biological molecules to understand how molecules act and interact.

Ahituv asks why some DNA is ultraconserved

Research by Nadav Ahituv, PhD, faculty member in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, shows that laboratory mice that had specific sequences of their DNA removed eat, grow, and reproduce normally.

Nature lists Shoichet article among top 10

A research paper authored by UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Brian Shoichet, PhD, and colleagues appeared in the September 2007 list of The Nature Top Ten.

Update from the Dean - Spring/Summer 2007

Fresno program to boost number of pharmacists. UCSF ranks 3rd in the United States in overall faculty productivity. California Poison Control System receives IN-AWE for "Don't guess. Be sure.". Preceptors survey and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). Drug Information Analysis Service...

Scientists reveal enzyme's function by its structure

The evaluation of large amounts of biological information can help infer the function of many enzymes in the body, but for some enzymes that are not related to proteins whose activity is already understood, bioinformatics can be unreliable.

Update from the Dean - Fall/Winter 2007

In Memory: Dean Jere Goyan. Student and staff honors and awards: Chinn, Farm, Almas, Beverage. Clinical scientist news and awards: Lee, Giacomini. Partners in D Outreach: Stebbins, Levens Lipton, Amgen. Chemistry and Chemical Biology Chemistry-Biology Interface grant renewal: Craik. American Course...

Giacomini elected to IOM

Kathy M. Giacomini, PhD, chair of the UCSF School of Pharmacy department of biopharmaceutical sciences, has been elected a member of the Institute of Medicine based upon her research achievements and commitment to service.

School #1 in NIH funding, 26th year

For the 26th consecutive year, the UCSF School of Pharmacy ranks first among US pharmacy schools in contract and grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), according to figures for fiscal year 2005.

Update from the Dean - Spring/Summer 2006

Seeking new funding sources for PhD programs. Thank you for alumni contributions. Meeting with PharmD alumni in industry. Faculty honors and awards: Ortiz de Montellano, Voigt, Wells, England, Hunt, Bero, Day. Global activity: McGee and Drysdale (Uganda), Nguyen (Ho Chi Minh City), Guglielmo, Gwaza...