UCSF

Topics and Expertise: protein function

Andrej Sali, PhD

Associate Dean and Professor

I am interested in the structure, function, and evolution of proteins and their assemblies. As associate dean of research, I advise the dean and School leaders on research issues and opportunities and represent the School to campus research decision makers and on research-related campus committees.

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.

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.