Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Bioengineering Professor Bernhard Palsson Named AAAS Fellow

Jacobs School bioengineering professor Bernhard Palsson is one seven new AAAS Fellows from UC San Diego. Read the AAAS release here.

Bernhard Palsson, PhD, professor of bioengineering and adjunct professor of medicine, was cited for distinguished contributions in the area of systems biology, specifically in genetic circuits and genome-scale models of complex cellular processes.

Palsson runs the Systems Biology Research Group in the Department of Bioengineering at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.

Palsson is the senior author on a recent Nature Biotechnology paper looking at why Alzheimer's Disease kills some neuron types first.

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