Joseph DeRisi Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

By Nicholas Weiler on June 03, 2016

Joseph L. DeRisi, PhD, chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UCSF and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors accorded to an American scientist.

The honor recognizes distinguished and continuing achievements in original research — in DeRisi’s case, as a disease detective who uses groundbreaking genomic technology to understand and seek cures for a wide variety of infectious diseases.

Read the whole article in the UCSF News Center.