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Funding scarce for deep innovation in science

Today's science lacks funding for truly deep innovation, says Ken Dill, PhD, UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member and associate dean for research.

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Giacomini elected to IOM

Kathy M. Giacomini, PhD, chair of the UCSF School of Pharmacy department of biopharmaceutical sciences, has been elected a member of the Institute of Medicine based upon her research achievements and commitment to service. Giacomini is an international leader in the field of membrane transporters...

Li Foundation funds Chinese scholars to study systems biology at UCSF

The New York-based Li Foundation, which for more than 15 years has been supporting Chinese scientists to study at UCSF, is now targeting its support to scholars from Peking University's Center for Theoretical Biology to study at the University of California's (UC's) California Institute for...

School #1 in NIH funding, 26th year

For the 26th consecutive year, the UCSF School of Pharmacy ranks first among US pharmacy schools in contract and grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), according to figures for fiscal year 2005.

Guo research key to Nobel Prize

School of Pharmacy faculty member Su Guo, PhD, is credited by Andrew Fire, PhD, Stanford University scientist and 2006 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine for her early work on RNA as a graduate student at Cornell University. Fire notes that his own RNA work, for which he is honored by a...

Doetsch reflects on international science

Science works best when it is international, says Volker Doetsch, PhD, professor and leader of the Institute of Biophysical Chemistry at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt and adjunct professor in the department of pharmaceutical chemistry at the UCSF School of Pharmacy.

Hale named MacArthur Fellow

Victoria Hale, PhD, UCSF School of Pharmacy PhD alumnus in pharmaceutical chemistry, and founder and CEO of the Institute for OneWorld Health is one of 25 prestigious 2006 MacArthur Fellows, as announced September 19, 2006, by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation of Chicago, Illinois.

Dill named for distinguished service by Biophysical Society

Ken A. Dill, PhD, UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member, associate dean for research, and expert in protein folding has been named winner of the 2007 Distinguished Service Award by the Biophysical Society. Dill has served as president of the society from 1998 to 1999 and currently co-chairs the...

Marletta elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Michael Marletta, PhD, who completed his PhD in pharmaceutical chemistry at UCSF in 1977, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences on April 25, 2006 at the Academy's 143rd annual meeting in Washington, DC. While a PhD graduate student at UCSF, Marletta worked under research advisor George...

UCSF ranks 9th among top global universities

Using standards that measure a university's openness and diversity, as well as distinction in research, Newsweek International ranked UCSF 9th among the top 100 global universities as reported in the publication's August 13, 2006 online issue.

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