Anatomy Department

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pancreatic cancer cells have abundant autophagosomes
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immunohistochemistry of patient pancreatic ductal adenocarinoma for the transcription factor TFE3 organoids : pancreatic tumor organoids grown in culture
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Injury-activated microglia (red) in close proximity to inhibitory synapses (green) in the dorsal spinal cord
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Activated microglia (green with red nuclei) surrounding an injured motoneuron (blue) in the mouse spinal cord

Department of Anatomy

University of California San Francisco

The Department of Anatomy includes 19 faculty members with primary full-time appointments, 15 faculty with joint appointments, and about 200 postdoctoral fellows and students engaged in research that covers questions in cell biology, developmental biology and the neurosciences. Faculty have laboratories at both the Parnassus Heights campus, where there is a focus of interest in cancer biology, and at the Mission Bay campus, where many of the neurobiology faculty are located. The administrative office of the Department is located at the Parnassus Heights campus. Anatomy faculty and staff are committed to building a diverse community that is welcoming and supportive, one that will nurture education and research.

About Us

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Contact Info:

Department Chair: Allan Basbaum PhD,FRS

Director: Stephanie Louie

513 Parnassus Avenue, S-1334 Box 0452
San Francisco, CA 94143-0452 Fax: 415 476-4845

Student Profile

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Christina Adams

Here is a profile on this months Post Doc. Christina Adams in the Perera Lab....