Welcome to the web site of Hilde Schjerven, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor at UCSF in the Department of Laboratory Medicine, with transcriptional regulation in the immune system as the main field of scientific interest. Please feel free to send a message through the contact page.
Transcriptional regulation in the immune system.
Focus on development, cell fate decisions and malignant transformation.
Ikaros: A zinc finger (ZnF) transcription factor (Ikzf1).
Required for proper hematopoietic development.
Important tumor suppressor in the lymphoid lineage.
Advances due to the new technology of High Throughput Sequencing
Committed to provide quality education at
both higher academic level as well as general education.
Creation of and/or contribution to popular scientific literature.
Mentor for students at various levels for training in academic research.
2/2-2017: Celebration to welcome Danielle, Johanne and Marit, and to wish Eta Welcome back!
2/1-2017: Welcome back to Eta, returning to lab as Assistant Specialist
1/28-2017: News: Beall's list of Predatory Journals and Publishers taken down.
1/17-2017: Danielle, Johanne and Marit arrived in
lab: Master students performing their laboratory project work
in lab at UCSF. Welcome!
8/26-2015: Etapong Fonabei Ayongaba (Eta) successfully defended his M.Sc. thesis work at UiO, Norway. Congratulations! Well done!5/18-2016: Karissa Hansen joins the group. Welcome!
5/13-5/17-2016: AAI Immunology 2016 meeting in Seattle, WA
2/15-2016: Tara Kheiri joins the group. Welcome!
1/11-2016: Biniam Tesfai and Bryan K.Wong join the group. Welcome!
9/25-9/27-2015: Eta presented his work at the UCSF/UCB Immunology Retreat at Asilomar, CA.
9/1-2015: Published: "Regulation of gene expression dynamics during developmental transitions by the Ikaros transcription factor" by T. Arenzana, H. Schjerven and ST Smale published in Genes & Development.9/1-2015: Linn Eggesbø and Ida Lindeman successfully defended their M.Sc. thesis work at UiO, Norway. Congratulations! Well done!
1/30-2015: Buchner et al.; "Identification of FOXM1 as therapeutic target in B cell lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia" accepted in Nature Communications. Published 3/10-2015
Heller et al.; "Restriction of IL-22-
producing T Cell Responses and Differential Regulation of
Regulatory T Cell Compartments by Zinc Finger Transcription
Factor Ikaros" published online in Journal
4/20-2014: News & Views: Contribute
with your knowledge in "WikiGenes" by "Collaborative
3/4-2014: Upcoming Presentation 3/7-2014: Joint
Hematopoietic Malignancies/Cancer Immunity &
Microenvironment Retreat, San Francisco, UCSF, USA
10/27-2013: News & Views: Research Highlight in Nature Reviews Immunology of Schjerven et al., 2013, NI paper: "Two versions of the Ikaros tale" by Maria Papatriantafyllou.
8/30-2013: eLife Journal: New
trend in Scientific publishing?
8/18-2013: Update on Journal
Impact Factors (2012).
6/16-2013: News: The Icefish movie won the STEAM award at the 4th Annual New Media Film Festival.
"The Scientist" publish an article on the Icefish (see below,
3/17-2013: Did you know? ...... The
Icefish does not have any red blood cells!
11/5-2012: Protocol for
Making Libraries for ChIP-Seq posted, and ChIP Protocol
10/18-2012: ChIP Protocol posted.
...........9/5-2012: Created the "Contact" page - Thanks to TheSiteWizard for providing the PHP script..