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Craik to Lead Takeda-sponsored Research on Antibodies

Takeda San Francisco, Inc., announced September 21, 2009 that it has entered into a sponsored collaboration with UCSF to support antibody-related research in the laboratory of Charles S. Craik, PhD, faculty member in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF School of Pharmacy.

New Drug Targeted for Kaposi's Sarcoma

A team of scientists from UCSF and colleagues have identified a new potential drug target for the herpes virus that causes Kaposi’s sarcoma. Their research reopens the possibility of using a class of drugs called protease inhibitors, against diseases ranging from cancer to Alzheimer's Disease. This research was published online in Nature Chemical Biology, July 26, 2009.

Update from the Dean - Spring/Summer 2009

New chancellor: Desmond-Hellman; budget update: 4% to 10% salary cuts via furloughs, possibly to be renewed; risk of poison control system closure; new Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences; faculty honors and awards: Burchard, Peck, Desai, Roy, Bero, MacDougall, Hessol, Phillips, Tsourounis, Apollonio, Wells, Fujimori. Appointments: Babbitt, Sali, Wells, Benowitz. PharmD and PhD students: Yi, Hertema, grad students publish 100+ papers in the past year, Science Day, CCB training grant renewal and praise, welcome to UCSF/UCB Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering. Research: Brodsky, Voigt, Burlingame, Hunt, Shoichet, Irwin, Apollonio, Malone, Wells, Shahian, Craik, Lee, Lazic. In the news: Speedie and Koda-Kimble, Voigt, Soller. Campus: Hawgood, Bluestone, McCormick, Medical Center, Laret.

Voigt and Tabor Talk Synthetic Biology on TV

Synthetic biologist and UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Christopher Voigt, PhD, and Jeffrey Tabor, a postdoctoral scholar in Voigt's laboratory, discuss the field and promise of synthetic biology in this July 21, 2009 KQED television segment.

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New Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

The UCSF Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, which is UCSF's first department administered jointly by two schools, was announced today to the campus community by UCSF Chancellor J. Michael Bishop, MD.

Sali to Lead QB3 at UCSF

Andrej Sali, PhD, faculty member and vice chair, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), UCSF Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy has been appointed director of the UCSF arm of the University of California's Califo

MacDougall Selected for Teaching Award

Conan MacDougall, PharmD, UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member, will be honored April 8, 2009 with a 2008 - 2009 UCSF Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award.

Giacomini and Peck Honored with ASCPT Awards

Kathy Giacomini, PhD, and Carl Peck, MD, faculty members in the UCSF Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), received awards from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) at the society's annual meeting held in National Harbor, Maryland, USA, March 18-21, 2009.

Update from the Dean - Fall/Winter 2009

Dire financial times, budget tightens. San Diego satellite program to end. Honors and Awards: Benet, Giacomini, Kroetz, Winter, Day, Yokoyama, Soller, Vogt, Wang, Saraiya, Elmore, Clemens, Rocklin, Heller. New associate deans Santi and Kayser. New faculty: Gartner, Roy. Pharmacogenomics: Phillips, Ikediobi, Shin. UCSF Medical Center collaborations, Paulson. In the news: Bero, Rising, Bacchetti, Wells, Woolley. Ranked #1 again by U.S. News and World Report. Featherstone becomes School of Dentistry dean. Bishop to step down.

UCSF Graduate Student among First-place Winners of STEP White Paper Competition 2008

UCSF biophysics PhD student Gabriel Rocklin and Jacob Heller, Stanford University law student, were first-place winners, with a second team, of the Science, Technology and Engineering Policy (STEP) White Paper Competition 2008 sponsored by the

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