Immunohistochemistry of patient pancreatic ductal adenocarinoma for the transcription factor TFE3 organoids: pancreatic tumor organoids grown in culture
Pancreatic cancer cells have abundant autophagosomes
Injury-activated microglia (red) in close proximity to inhibitory synapses (green) in the dorsal spinal cord
Activated microglia (green with red nuclei) surrounding an injured motoneuron (blue) in the mouse spinal cord
A pair of embryonic day 16.5 mouse kidneys with ureteric duct epithelial cells expressing hoxb7-GFP, imaged on a stereo microscope
Actin stress fibres in MDCK cyst grown in collagen gel

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.


Contact Info:

Department Chair: Allan Basbaum PhD,FRS

Chief Administrative Officer: Stephanie Louie

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