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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

May 3

BMS Seminar Series

Tue, 2016-05-03 16:00 - 17:00

co-hosted by the UCSF Medical Scientist Training Program
NOTE SPECIAL DATE:  Tuesday, 5/3/16

Suzanne Topalian, MD
Johns Hopkins
"PD-1 blockade in cancer therapy: Precision medicine meets immunotherapy."
Host:  Mark Anderson, MD, PhD
note: this seminar will not be recorded or livestreamed
Room:  N-225, Parnassus
full schedule

May 5

BMS Journal Club

Thu, 2016-05-05 12:00 - 13:00

Tina Tianjiao Su (student)
"Finding your s(Ig)nificant other: making synaptic connections in the Drosophila medulla"
Coaches: Yuh Nung Jan and Lily Jan

Kimberly Hoi (student)
"Scar Wars: A New Hope"
Coaches: Anna Molofsky and Erik Ullian
Room N-225 at Parnassus, with Mission Bay videoconference in MH-1405
Full Schedule

May 11

BMS Seminar Series

Wed, 2016-05-11 16:00 - 17:00

Randy Schekman, PhD
UC Berkeley
"Unconventional secretion of proteins and RNA from cultured human cells."
Hosts:  BMS Students
room: N-225, Parnassus
full schedule

May 12

BMS Journal Club

Thu, 2016-05-12 12:00 - 13:00

Rebecca Jaszczak (student)
"Breaking and Entering: ESCRT covers the damage"
Coaches: Jeff Bush and Licia Selleri

Alana Horowitz (student)
Coaches: Andrew Brack and Saul Villeda

Room N-225 at Parnassus, with Mission Bay videoconference in MH-1405

Full Schedule