December 3, 2013
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) announced last week it will fund three new national centers for systems biology.
November 15, 2013
iBioMagazine is supported by the American Society for Cell Biology and is a series of short talks that go behind the scenes and highlight the human side of research. The November 2013 issues features a short video on the UCSF iGEM program.
October 8, 2013
The UCSF iGEM team just returned from competing at the iGEM North American Regional Jamboree held in Toronto.
October 4, 2013
Systems Biology Fellow David Soloveichik and collaborators report the use of chemical reaction networks as a 'programming language' to show that DNA molecules can be programmed to implement any behavior that can be mathematically expressed as such.
October 2, 2013
Three Center investigators--Leor Weinberger, Zev Gartner, and Lei Stanley Qi--were recently awarded prestigious 'High Risk, High Reward' research grants from NIH.
October 1, 2013
Systems Biology Fellow Lei Stanley Qi was one of only 15 recipients of the prestigious 2013 NIH Director's Early Independence Awards.
September 6, 2013
With a kit of biological parts and new parts of their own design, the iGEM team has been working on their summer synthetic biology project for the last three months. This year their project included a strong public outreach component, which culminated with a presentation at the ExplOratorium’s After Dark event on September 5th, 2013.
August 22, 2013
In new work published in Molecular Cell
, Center investigator Nevan Krogan and colleagues present an E-MAP focused on S. cerevisiae genes involved in lipid metabolism.
August 15, 2013
Center investigator Nevan Krogan and colleagues have taken E-MAP technology to the next level by examining the genetic interaction space of point mutant alleles of multifunctional genes.
August 7, 2013
In new work published in Molecular Biology of the Cell
, Center investigator Chao Tang and colleagues have achieved rapid, reversible and titratable control of cellular protein localization for eight different organelles or positions within budding yeast.
August 6, 2013
We know you have questions about synthetic biology. In a presentation entitled 'Micro-Transformations Can Bring Big Results', the 2013 iGEM team will be talking about their summer synthetic biology project as part of the on-going After Dark series at the San Francisco ExplOratorium.
July 31, 2013
Center Investigator Nevan Krogan has been tapped to head up the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) at the UCSF campus.
July 17, 2013
UCSF ranked second among all institutions last year in biomedical research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and was again the top public recipient, according to an annual report by the NIH.
July 16, 2013
The CRISPR system has recently been shown to be a powerful tool for both genome editing and controlling gene expression. Now Systems Biology Fellow Lei Stanley Qi and colleagues take CRISPR interference (CRISPRi) further by demonstrating the use of CRISPR as a broad and modular platform for eukaryotic transcription regulation.
July 5, 2013
How are diverse networks established, and how do they evolve in response to different environments? These are highly relevant questions for investigators focused on the field of systems biology, but are also being tackled by Deborah Gordon of Stanford University in her work on the collective behavior of ant colonies.
June 27, 2013
The NIGMS National Centers for Systems Biology
(NCSB) program has enabled pioneering research, training, education and outreach programs focused on systems-level inquiries of biomedical phenomena within the NIGMS mission.