Karunesh Ganguly, MD, PhD, assistant professor in residence at the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCSF Department of Neurology and affiliate member of the graduate program, has been awarded the highest honor bestowed by the United States government to science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
Bioengineering PhD students Alec Cerchiari, Trey Jalbert, Bertram Koelsch, Christine Leon, Harrison Liu, Yekaterina Miroshnikova, Matthew Rubashkin, and Lawrence Uricchio were named to the inaugural cohort of UCSF Discovery Fellows.
Professor Joseph DeRisi, professor and vice chair at the UCSF Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, was presented the National Academy of Sciences Carty Award for noteworthy and distinguished accomplishment in genome biology.
A new synthetic biology technique could revolutionize medicinal chemistry by enabling site-selective insertion of fluorine into natural products in vivo. Read more (subscription required) at Science.