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Joe DeRisi: From Sandler Fellow to UCSF Professor of Biochemistry

Interviewee(s):
DeRisi, Joseph
Interviewer(s):
Meeker, Martin
Title:
Joe DeRisi: From Sandler Fellow to UCSF Professor of Biochemistry
Abstract:
Joseph DeRisi is Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California San Francisco and co-president of the Chan-Zuckerberg Biohub. Professor DeRisi is a graduate of UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University. In this interview, DeRisi discusses his educational background, including his term as an early Sandler Fellow at UCSF. He provides an overview of some of the high-profile research conducted in his lab at UCSF, an account of meeting and getting to know Marion and Herb Sandler, and a discussion of the role of the Sandler Foundation in supporting scientific research.
Subject area(s):
Science, Technology, and Health
Interview date(s):
2018
Project:
Marion and Herbert Sandler
Rights:
Joseph DeRisi, “Joe DeRisi: From Sandler Fellow to UCSF Professor of Biochemistry,” Marion and Herbert Sandler Oral History Project, conducted by Martin Meeker in 2018, Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2019.