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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.
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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.
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Mon, Nov 18, 2013

Stem Cells Treat Epileptic Symptoms in Mice

The Baraban Lab shows that using stem cells to replace inhibitory neurons in the hippocampi of adult epileptic mice reduces hyperexcitability, seizures, and behavioral deficits.
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Tue, Nov 5, 2013

Benoit Bruneau in the "Development" Spotlight

DSCB faculty member Benoit Bruneau opines on what type of biologist he is and what it means to be a new editor for the journal Development.
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Upcoming Events

Fri
May 2
2014

Cancer Center Seminar

Date: 
Fri, 2014-05-02 16:00 - 17:00

Norman Sharpless
University of North Carolina
"Stem Cells, Aging and Cancer"
4:00 p.m., HD-160, 1450 3rd St, Mission Bay
live stream for UCSF audience starts at 4pm 
Full Schedule

Wed
May 7
2014

BMS Seminar Series

Date: 
Wed, 2014-05-07 16:00 - 17:00

Alex Joyner
Memorial Sloan-Kettering
4:00 p.m., N-225, Parnassus
Host: Dan Lim, MD, PhD
Full Schedule

Wed
May 14
2014

BMS Seminar Series

Date: 
Wed, 2014-05-14 16:00 - 17:00

S.K. Dey
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
4:00 p.m., N-225, Parnassus
Host: Susan Fisher, PhD
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