This section describes our partnerships, collaborations, and other affiliations.

Parent affiliations

  1. UCSF - the leading university dedicated to advancing health worldwide through preeminent biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care.
  2. UCSF Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology - discovers knowledge through innovative research on chemical and biological phenomena.
  3. UCSF Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry - focuses on understanding fundamental biochemical mechanisms underlying health and disease, which are key to developing new and more effective diagnostics and medications.
  4. UCSF School of Medicine - striving to advance human health through a fourfold mission of education, research, patient care, and public service.
  5. UCSF School of Pharmacy - focused on improving health through precise therapeutics—medicines, medical devices, and diagnostic tests.

Internal affiliations

  1. UCSF Antibiome Center - devoted to identification and generation of recombinant antibodies at a proteome-wide scale.
  2. UCSF Biophysics Graduate Program - a PhD program that prepares scientists to leverage new and emerging research tools—from nanotechnology to nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy—to quantify biological processes in living biological systems using physics and chemistry.
  3. UCSF Chemistry and Chemical Biology Graduate Program (CCB) - a PhD program that prepares scientists to address problems at the intersection of chemistry and biology by providing a chemical foundation for understanding complex biological processes at an atomic level.
  4. UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center - combines basic science, clinical research, epidemiology/cancer control and patient care from throughout the University of California, San Francisco system.
  5. UCSF Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Graduate Program (PSPG) - focuses on how to develop effective drug therapies for patients that have a minimum of adverse effects.
  6. UCSF Small Molecule Discovery Center (SMDC) - collaborates with academics, government labs, and pharmaceutical companies to develop unique chemical probes and leads for important targets that address unmet medical needs.
  7. UCSF TETRAD Graduate Program - offers diverse training and opportunities in four major research areas: biochemistry and molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, and genetics. The program is interdisciplinary, with an emphasis on collaborations among laboratories to solve outstanding problems in modern biology.

External affiliations

  1. Chan Zuckerberg Biohub - combining the best scientists and engineers with the most advanced technology to solve the world’s biggest health problems.
  2. Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy - enabling real collaboration and accelerating ambitious research to deliver new immunotherapies engineered to save lives.
  3. QB3/QBI - a nonprofit research and technology commercialization institute spanning three University of California campuses in the San Francisco Bay Area (UC Berkeley, UCSF, and UC Santa Cruz) focusing on the quantitative biosciences: areas of biology in which advances are chiefly made by scientists applying techniques from physics, chemistry, engineering, and computer science.
  4. Recombinant Antibody Network (RAN) - a consortium of highly integrated technology centers at UCSF, the University of Chicago, and the University of Toronto, unified under a common goal to generate therapeutic-grade recombinant antibodies at a proteome-wide scale for biology and biomedicine.