Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Regenerative engineering, racial profiling, and healthcare disparities: a titan of life sciences speaks

Cato T. Laurencin, MD, PhD, is well known for his extraordinary contributions to science, engineering and medicine, his academic leadership and extensive service to the United States. He is a world leader in materials science, an internationally renowned engineer, and a world-renowned practicing...

Emma Gunderson

Researcher & Admin Officer

I serve as the department’s DEI Manager & Project Coordinator and also conduct research in the Jacobson Lab and provide faculty support to Matt Jacobson. My work includes planning and coordinating departmental efforts to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion not only within our department,...

The Dance of Death: How the kinase RIPK3 triggers cell killing by the pseudokinase MLKL: a QBI seminar with James Murphy

The QBI Online Seminar Series presents James Murphy, the head of the Inflammation Division at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia.

Development Under Stress - Finding New Ubiquitylation Enzymes for Therapeutic Benefit: a QBI/Gladstone seminar with Michael Rape

The QBI/Gladstone Institutes Infectious Disease and Human Health Seminar Series presents a seminar with Michael Rape of the University of California Berkeley.

Second Annual QBI/Institut Pasteur Symposium on Infectious Disease

Organized by Drs. Nevan Krogan, Shaeri Mukherjee, Gerald Spaeth, Carmen Buchreiser, and Julia Chamot-Rooke, the Second Annual QBI/Institut Pasteur Symposium on Infectious Disease will be held online in a two-part series on October 13 and 14 from 8:00 am - 10:30 am PDT.

Miranda Paulos


My name is Miranda Paulos and I am an administrative officer in UCSF’s Pharmaceutical Chemistry department. I provide administrative support for the DeGrado, England, Altschuler, Wu and Shu labs as well as support the CCB and BMI graduate programs.

Office of Education and Instructional Services receives Boyden Staff Service Award

Sixteen School of Pharmacy staff members were recognized for their ongoing work supporting the PharmD program

Danica Fujimori Receives Bowes Biomedical Investigator Award

Danica Galonić Fujimori, PhD, will receive $1.25 million in funding over the next five years from the endowment of the late William K. Bowes, Jr., a venture capitalist and longtime UCSF supporter.

QCRG 2020 Retreat

The 2020 Inaugural QBI Coronavirus Research Group (QCRG) Retreat will take place on Monday, September 21, 2020. Activities will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end with a BYOB (bring your own beverage) happy hour at 3:30 p.m.

Participants will:

HIV 2020: Where are we now? The intersection of HIV research and community service

QBI TV presents a live discussion on the future of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Join our conversation with HIV researchers and activists on the barriers that exist between scientists and advocates in the HIV community, as well as the goals that still need to be met to address the disconnect between...