Biochemistry, Cell Biology
University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Weissman is also a professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology at the University of California, San Francisco.
Prion-Based Inheritance, Protein Folding/Misfolding, and Analysis of Cellular Systems
Dr. Weissman received his undergraduate physics degree from Harvard College. After obtaining a Ph.D. in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked with Peter Kim, Dr. Weissman pursued postdoctoral fellowship training in Arthur Horwich's laboratory at Yale University School of Medicine. He has received the Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics and the National Academy of Sciences Award for Scientific Discovery. Dr. Weissman is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.