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Wed, Sep 16, 2015

BMS Students Kick Off First Annual Bootcamp Series

The BMS Bootcamp was a weeklong series from September 8-11 that provided newly admitted BMS students with resources and information to guide them through their graduate years.

Tue, Sep 1, 2015

2014-15 UCSF Science & Health Education Partnership (SEP) K-12 Programs Wrap-up

In 2014-15, our BMS graduate students were among ~150 UCSF volunteers that participated in the classroom-based partnership programs with K-12 San Francisco Unified School District teachers through the Science & Health Education Partnership(SEP). A big thank you to our BMS graduate student 2014-15 SEP volunteers!
Aarati Asundi, Adair Borges, Yvanka de Soysa, Stacey Frumm, John Gagnon, Daniel Holohan, Bernadette Hsu, Jillian Jespersen, Ariel Kauss, Natanya Kerper, Abigail Kindberg, Erick Lu, Lisandro Maya-Ramos, Andrew Mancini, Stephanie Moquin, Darienne Myers, Terren Niethamer, Rachel O’Keefe, David Pardo, Amanda Paulson, Annalise Petriello, Kelly Remedios, Alexandr Samocha, Lauren Shields, Corey Tan, Eric Wigton

Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Dr. Gail Martin inducted into the Royal Society

Gail Martin, Professor Emerita in the Department of Anatomy, was inducted as a foreign member of the Royal Society on July 10, 2015. The Royal Society, based in London, is the oldest learned society for science still in existence. Dr. Martin was inducted for being a "world-leader in understanding the function of Fibroblast Growth Factors (FGFs) in vertebrate embryos.

Thu, Jul 9, 2015

Congratulations to BMS student Luke Smith and the Villeda Lab for their recent publication in Nature Medicine!

A blood-borne molecule that increases in abundance as we age blocks regeneration of brain cells and promotes cognitive decline, suggests a new study published in Nature Medicine by lead author and BMS graduate student Luke Smith and members of the Saul Villeda lab. Read more about it here.

Upcoming Events

Wed
Feb 10
2016

BMS Seminar Series

Date: 
Wed, 2016-02-10 16:00 - 17:00

Benjamin Ebert, MD, PhD
Harvard
"Progression of myeloid neoplasia from pre-malignancy to acute leukemia."
Host:  Kevin Shannon, MD
room: N-225, Parnassus
full schedule

Thu
Feb 11
2016

BMS Journal Club

Date: 
Thu, 2016-02-11 17:00 - 18:00

Please note special time: 5:00 pm
John Gagnon 
(student)
"Lamarckian Inheritance of Acquired Traits: Back in Vogue?"
Michael Rosenblum (faculty)
"Regulatory T cells - to be suppressive or not? That is the question."
Room N-225 at Parnassus
There will be no videoconference to Mission Bay for this session.
Full Schedule

Thu
Feb 18
2016

BMS Journal Club

Date: 
Thu, 2016-02-18 12:00 - 13:00

Walter Mancia (student)
TBD
Daniel Bikle (faculty)
"Who heals my fracture?"
Room N-225 at Parnassus, with Mission Bay videoconference in MH-1405
Full Schedule

Wed
Feb 24
2016

BMS Seminar Series

Date: 
Wed, 2016-02-24 16:00 - 17:00

Charles Mullighan, MBBS (Hons), MSc, MD
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
"Recent insights from mining the leukemia genome."
Host: Markus Muschen, MD, PhD
room: N-225, Parnassus
full schedule