Julius, 63, received the prize “for discovering molecules, cells, and mechanisms underlying pain sensation,” according to the Breakthrough Prize Foundation. He is one of four researchers honored with this year’s life sciences award.
Today, the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) were announced. The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology. <more>
The Physiology Faculty spend a beautiful day of Science at the renown San Francisco Cliff House. The faculty delighted in a variery of food choices, an amazing view, sunshine and of course exchanging knowledge and insight on research.
Robert Edwards, MD, has been elected as a member to the National Academy of Sciences, which is one of the highest honors that a scinetist can receive. Members of the Academy are elected for their continual achievements in original research. In addition members also, "serve as advisers to the nation on science, engineering and medicine'.
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Dr. David Julius, PhD., Chair of Physiology, has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Canada Gairdner International $100,000 prize Award for his groundbreaking Pain Research. The Department of Physiology would like to congratulate Dr. Julius on his continual success and recognition as an expert in the advancement of science and representing the UCSF community on a global platform.
David Julius, PhD, chair and professor of Physiology at UC San Francisco, is the recipient of the 2017 Human Frontier Science Program Nakasone Award, which honors scientists who have made key breakthroughs in fields at the forefront of the life sciences.
May 13, 2016 - The Physiology faculty had a phenomenal day sharing their science overlooking the beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean at the 2016 Annual Faculty Retreat at the Cliff House.
Lecture Title: “Chasing Ghosts in the Cell Cycle Machine”
Roger A. Nicoll, MD, professor in the Departments of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, has been announced as the recipient of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Award in the Neurosciences. Nicoll is being honored for his seminal discoveries elucidating cellular and molecular bases for synaptic plasticity in the brain. The award recognizes extraordinary contributions to progress in neuroscience and comes with a $25,000 prize.