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Lab Area

Genentech Hall
Fourth Floor, Lab S476A
Office S472F
SF in all her glory

Adam Frost

Associate Professor
Herbert Boyer Junior Faculty Endowed Chair
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics University of California, San Francisco
email: adam.frost (at)

Melissa Paraiso

Administrative Assistant
Email: melissa.paraiso (at)
Phone: 415.514.4825

UCSF Graduate Programs:

Biophysics: The Biophysics Graduate Program (BP) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) prepares scientists to leverage new and emerging research tools—from bioinformatics to cryoEM—to quantify biological processes in living biological systems using physics and chemistry.

Tetrad: The Tetrad graduate program offers diverse training in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology and Genetics.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Please email inquiries about postdoctoral positions directly to Adam Frost. Candidates will be encouraged to apply for fellowships to support their research (as much for the writing practice as for the money).

USPS Mail and Shipping to the Frost Lab

USPS Mailing Address

Professor Adam Frost
Deptartment of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Box 2240
600 16th Street, Floor 4, Room S472F
San Francisco, CA 94158

Lab Shipping and FedEx Address

Frost Lab
Genentech Hall
Dept of Biochemistry and Biophysics
600 16th Street
Genentech Hall, Room S476
San Francisco, CA 94158

Getting to Mission Bay by public transit:

or by car:

Once on campus, proceed to Genentech Hall:

  1. You will have to enter through Genentech Hall from the Koret Quad side (Red dot on the map below)
  2. Sign in at security for a meeting with Dr. Adam Frost (office Genentech Hall S472E)
  3. Take the elevator or staircase to the fourth floor
  4. Walk west down the hall. If the floor changes colour to grey, you have gone the wrong way and are now in Byers Hall. Turn around and walk back to Genentech Hall
  5. Make your second left (south) to the S401-484 neighborhood
  6. Adam’s office is through the clear doors, the lab is on your right.

Map of Mission Bay