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Tue, Jun 10, 2014

DSCB Student Akela Kuwahara wins 2014-15 UCSF Matilda Edlund Fellowship

The DSCB Program congratulates first year student Akela Kuwahara, who has been awarded a 2014-15 UCSF Matilda Edlund Fellowship.

Sat, Apr 26, 2014

DSCB Student Elijah Martin wins 2014 NSF Fellowship

The DSCB Program congratulates first year student Elijah Martin, who has been awarded the 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research fellowship.

Sun, Mar 16, 2014

DSCB student Christina Theodoris selected as UCSF Discovery Fellow

We are pleased to announce that DSCB student Christina Theodoris has been chosen as one of the inaugural cohort of UCSF Discovery Fellows. Students were selected for this honor on the basis of leadership potential, excellence in research, community-mindedness, and communications skills. The Discovery Fellows program is made possible by the generous gift of Sir Michael Moritz, and his wife, Harriet Heyman. Fellows will receive $2,000 per year through the fifth year of study to support their research or travel to scientific conferences.

Sun, Mar 16, 2014

Key Pancreatic Cancer Defect Identified

In a study published online on Feb. 23 in the journal Nature Cell Biology, researchers led by DSCB faculty member Matthias Hebrok, PhD, director of the UCSF Diabetes Center, reported the identification of a key gene that normally holds tumor development at bay but, when damaged by mutation, allows pancreatic tumors to develop.

Upcoming Events

Jul 22

Informal Seminar: "Variability and robustness in embryonic polarit."

Tue, 2014-07-22 (All day)

Benny Shilo, PhD, is a professor of molecular genetics at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel.  Time and location: 2:00 p.m. 555 Mission Bay Blvd South (CVRI Bldg.) Room #: SC-159.

Sep 12

Stem Cell Journal Club

Fri, 2014-09-12 (All day)

Please join us on Sept. 12, 2014 12-1:00 p.m. when we begin the 2014-15 series.  More information to follow at a later date.

Nov 15

Developmental & Stem Cell Biology (DSCB) 2014 Retreat

Sat, 2014-11-15 03:00 - Sun, 2014-11-16 12:00

SAVE THE DATE! November 15-16, 2014, Marconi Conference Center, Tomales Bay, CA. All Facutly, Students and Postdocs in DSCB-affiliated labs are welcome!  Organizers: Todd Nystul, PhD and Yadong Huang, MD, PhD.