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Biophysics Alumnus Ted Ho selected for the Forbes 30 under 30

Congratulations to Biophysics alumnus Ted Ho for being selected for the Forbes 30 under 30!

https://www.forbes.com/profile/theodore-ho/?list=30under30-science#6915b...

Fun times at the QBC Retreat at Asilomar!

Here's some shots of PSPGers gathered at the QBC Retreat at Asilomar in Monterey!

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PSPG Student Marjorie Imperial's work accepted in Nature Medicine

Marjorie's work is being used as a tool to guide implementation strategies on adherence worldwide by BMGF, and has initiated a technical workshop run by WHO this year.  You'll find the newly published report here: http://www.who.int/tb/publications/2018/WHO-CDS-TB-2018.17-eng.PDF?ua=1. Congratulations Marjorie!

Clothes From A Petri Dish: $700 Million Bolt Threads May Have Cracked The Code On Spider Silk

This article is regarding two of our grads, Ethan Mirsky from Biophysics, and Dan Widmaier from CCB:

Dan Widmaier, cofounder and CEO of Bolt Threads, dons a white lab coat with his name and the numeral one—for employee number one—on the back before opening a door to the company’s lab. Inside, Widmaier and his cofounders, David Breslauer and Ethan Mirsky, are growing artificial spider silk, something that scientists around the world have been trying to do for decades. Spider silk is known for being extremely soft and strong, and it could make long-lasting, lightweight and desirable clothes. Link to Forbes Article

Faculty member Peter Walter wins $3M Breakthrough Prize

Faculty member Peter Walter wins $3M Breakthrough Prize: Read more

 

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