UCSF

Topics and Expertise: microscopy

Sophie Dumont, PhD

Full Professor

Our lab is interested in how the properties of individual molecules give rise to the mechanics and function of large cellular machines. We focus on the machines that drive cell division, asking how they build themselves through self-organization, and how they generate and respond to force to...

Microscopy illuminates life

Even with the best of microscopes, it's still a challenge to visualize the "inner life" of the cell.

Huang wins 2016 Early Career Award

In recognition of his innovations in microscopy, Bo Huang, PhD, an associate professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2016 Early Career Life Scientist Award, awarded by the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB).

Yang study demonstrates simulator to study antibiotic dosing against biofilms

Nearly every human bacterial infection—including some of the most serious, life threatening, and costly to treat—can take the form of a biofilm, in which bacteria aggregate into structured communities that enclose themselves within a secreted slime.

Huang receives NIH New Innovator Award

Bo Huang, PhD, a faculty member of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, has been named a recipient of a 2011 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award.