Jeremy Reiter, MD, PhD was recently appointed as the new Chair for the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Dr. Reiter is an alum of our very own program, graduating in the class of 2001. He's also the Director of the Developmental & Stem Cell Biology program.
John Liu (BMS) and Max Horlbeck (Biophysics), both in the MSTP enrolling class of 2011, recently had their first author publication accepted to Science. UCSF News also wrote a terrific piece on their research, which you can read over at the UCSF News website.
The Intersections board as added a few new members, including several of our very own MSTPs: Elizabeth Hwang, Cody Mowery, Tina Zheng, Trisha Macrae, Sravani Kondapavulur, and Abrar Choudhury. They're joining Lauren Meyer on the Intersections board this year, and Elizabeth and Abrar have even written the most recent Intersections newsletter, which introduces the new board, talks about the First Annual Intersections Gala, the Family House Dinner, and more Intersections events.