Massively parallel screens for gene function using CRISPR-mediated control of gene repression and activation

Jonathan Weissman - UCSF

January 26, 2016
11:00
Main Auditorium

Host: Bernd Bukau

Short-Bio: Jonathan Weissman

Jonathan Weissman is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at the University of California, San Francisco. He received his undergraduate physics degree from Harvard College. After obtaining a Ph.D. in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked with Peter Kim, Dr. Weissman pursued postdoctoral fellowship training in Arthur Horwich's laboratory at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Weissman's numerous honors include the 2008 Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics and the 2015 National Academy of Sciences Award for Scientific Discovery, as well as election to the National Academy of Sciences and to the American Academy of Microbiology.

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