The Madhani Lab is in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UCSF
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Hiten D. Madhani

Hiten Madhani

Hiten Madhani is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. His research group is best known for its contributions to our understanding of the mechanisms of chromatin- and RNA-based gene control and as well as the mechanisms of fungal virulence. The son of Indian immigrants, he was born in London, England and raised in Bellevue, Washington.  He received his B.S. and M.S. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, his M.D. degree and Ph.D. degree in Genetics from UCSF. He conducted postdoctoral research at Whitehead Institute/MIT. He returned to UCSF as a faculty member where his laboratory initiated studies of gene control in health and disease. He has authored a textbook on cell type programming. His honors include the David and Lucille Packard Foundation Fellowship, the Burroughs-Wellcome Fund Career Award, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar’s Award as well as Stanford’s Fox Award. In 2014, he was elected to the American Academy of Microbiology.

B.S. M.S., Stanford University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Whitehead Institute/MIT

Fox Award for Outstanding Undergraduate in Biology at Stanford
Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellowship
Burroughs-Wellcome Career Award
David and Lucille Packard Fellowship for Scientist and Engineers
Lymphoma and Leukemia Society Scholar Award

Madhani, H.D. (2007) "From a to alpha: yeast as a model for cellular differentiation" Cold Spring Harbor Press.
" of the most pleasantly readable books in biology...a 'must read' for anyone beginning to experiment with yeast."
-- Nature Genetics

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