UCSF

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Virtual drug screening leads to new compounds to treat pain and depression

Shoichet’s “docking” approach continues to produce better drugs with fewer side effects.

A Virus Walks Into a Bar: a Film by John Walter

Join us for a live screening of the film A Virus Walks Into A Bar by John Walter, QBI’s artist in residence. A Virus Walks Into A Bar is Walter’s most ambitious film to date. It narrates the life cycle of an HIV as if it were set somewhere between Coronation Street and Twin Peaks.

Controlling the message: herpesviral manipulation of mammalian gene expression pathways, a QBI/Gladstone Online Seminar with Britt Glaunsinger

The QBI & Gladstone Institute Infectious Disease and Human Health Seminar Series presents Britt Glaunsinger, Professor and Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, as well as a Fellow of the American Society for Microbiology.

Unlocking the secrets of Graves’ disease

Manglik, Cheng, and colleagues break decades-long impasse in understanding a common autoimmune disorder.

A stimulus-contingent positive feedback loop enables IFN-β dose-dependent activation of pro-inflammatory genes: a QBI Hybrid Seminar with Catera Wilder

The QBI Seminar Series presents Catera Wilder, assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences at the University of California San Francisco and Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator. She received her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering (2016) under the direction of Manu...

Updating old models by studying the dynamics of RNA Pol II transcription: a QBI Hybrid Seminar with Stephen Buratowski

The QBI Seminar Series presents Stephen Buratowski, professor of biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Stephen Buratowski received his undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Princeton University in 1984. He did his PhD thesis work with Dr. Phillip A....

Promising new drug flags evasive cancer cells for destruction

UCSF researchers use combination therapy to expose cancerous protein targets to the immune system 

A chemical biology approach to studying innate immunity, a QBI/SBI Online Seminar with Balyn Zaro

The QBI/SBI Seminar Series on molecular networks of cancer and other diseases aims to facilitate collaborative relationships between scientists from both the US and Ireland.

Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna on Gene Editing and the Future of CRISPR

QBI presents a Twitter Space (live audio conversation) with Jennifer Doudna, Nobel Laureate, co-inventor of CRISPR-Cas9, professor of cellular molecular pharmacology at UCSF, and biochemist at the University of California, Berkeley. Doudna received her PhD in biological chemistry and molecular...

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