Summary: Listen to an interview with Joseph DeRisi from the Sharecare HealthMakers collection.
Air Date: 3/3/15
Host: Darria Long Gillespie, MD, MBA
Guest Bio: Joseph DeRisi, PhD
Joseph DeRisi is an American biochemist, specializing in molecular biology, parasitology, genomics, virology and computational biology. Joseph DeRisi is currently a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco with a joint appointment at the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences. He received a B.A. in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Stanford University.
Joe DeRisi, PhD, is a pioneer in genetic research techniques to understand the behavior of malaria and further prevention and treatment.
He discusses the ethical issues of biomedical and genetic research.