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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
May 25
2016

BMS Seminar Series

Date: 
Wed, 2016-05-25 16:00 - 17:00

Diane Mathis, PhD
Harvard
"Immune/metabolic system crosstalk."
room: N-225, Parnassus
note: this seminar will not be recorded or livestreamed
full schedule

Thu
May 26
2016

BMS Journal Club

Date: 
Thu, 2016-05-26 12:00 - 13:00

Daniel Wong (student)
"Beta cells to glycemic control: we have a polymer. Over." 
Coaches: Julie Sneddon and Qizhi Tang

Ruiji Jiang (student)
"The SCNT of a Neuron: Using cloning to reveal the mutational spectrum of MT olfactory bulb neurons." 
Coaches: Aimee Kao and Elliott Sherr

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

Wed
Jun 1
2016

BMS Seminar Series

Date: 
Wed, 2016-06-01 16:00 - 17:00

co-hosted by UCSF Rheumatology
Robert Rottapel, MD, FRCPC
University of Toronto
Host:  Arthur Weiss, MD, PhD
Room:  N-225, Parnassus
full schedule

Thu
Jun 2
2016

BMS Journal Club

Date: 
Thu, 2016-06-02 12:00 - 13:00

Simone Kurial (student)
"TBD" 
Coach: Matt Springer and Jeff Bush


Tina Zheng (student)
"For the WNT: Breaking down the Blood Brain Barrier"
Coaches: Theodore Nicolaides, Kyle Walsh, and William Weiss

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