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50Years
2010 CHORI Research Symposium
Celebrating 50 Years of Research

DeRisi
Joseph L. DeRisi
HHMI Investigator
Professor, Tomkins Chair, University of California San Francisco Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Talk Title: Genomics and Infectious Disease

 

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BIO:

Joseph DeRisi, PhD., is currently a Professor at UC San Francisco in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics and an HHMI Medical Investigator. Prior to joining the faculty at UCSF in 1999, Joe was a UC Fellow for approximately one year. During his graduate work at Stanford University in the laboratory of Patrick O. Brown, Joe was one of the early pioneers of DNA microarray technology and whole genome expression profiling and is nationally recognized for his efforts to make this technology accessible and freely available.  He was the lead instructor of the popular annual Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory course “Making and Using cDNA Microarrays.” Joe was a Searle Scholar, and Packard Fellow. He was the recipient of the 2001 JP Morgan Chase Health award.  In addition, Joe holds the first Tomkins Chair at UCSF.  In 2004, Joe was chosen for a MacArthur Fellowship.  He became a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator in 2005.  He was the recipient of the Heinz Award in Technology, the Economy and Employment in 2008 and most recently, awarded the Eli Lilly and Company Research Award Laureate in 2009.  Joe has extended his work to the study of infectious diseases, including malaria and viral pathogens.

 

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