Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology
Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology - Structure of the human Ndc80 kinetochore complex around microtubules
Division of Cell and Developmental Biology
Division of Cell and Developmental Biology - Impaired trafficking of Notch in neoplastic ESCRT mutant Drosophila cells
Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis
Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis - Salmonella typhimurium growing within a macrophage
Division of Neurobiology
Division of Neurobiology - Phosphorylation of mTOR in neurons in the striatum

Recent News

Surprising research on the role of cytoskeletal integrity in preventing protein misfolding from heat shock by Howard Hughes Investigator, Thomas and Stacey Siebel Distinguished Chair in Stem Cell Biology, and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Andrew Dillin is in the Oct. 17 issue of the journal Science and is the focus of a NewsCenter article. The accumulation of improperly folded proteins has been linked to diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s.

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Howard Hughes Investigator and Thomas and Stacey Siebel Distinguished Chair in Stem Cell Biology and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Andrew Dillin, together with Nobelist Stan Prusiner from UCSF, will lead a new integrated center for research on neurodegenerative diseases. The center will be funded by $3 million from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and will pave the way for novel treatments for diseases linked to misfolded proteins and/or prions.

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Professor Emerita Judith Klinman from the Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology has been selected by President Barack Obama to receive the National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest honor for a scientist.

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Assistant Professors of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Nicholas Ingolia and Roberto Zoncu are both recipients of NIH's New Innovator Awards, which provides $1.5M over five years in support of their research.

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Professor John Ngai and Professors Richard Kramer and Ehud Isacoff are the recipients of two NIH grants awarded as part of President Obama's BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies).

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