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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

Thu
Sep 29
2016

BMS Journal Club

Date: 
Thu, 2016-09-29 12:00 - 13:00

Carlos Castellanos (student)
"title" 
Coaches: Ari Molofsky and Jeoung-Sook Shin

JJ Miranda (faculty)
"BETting on cancer therepeutic resistance"  

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

Full Schedule 

Thu
Oct 6
2016

BMS Journal Club

Date: 
Thu, 2016-10-06 12:00 - 13:00

Jessica Cortez (student)

Tieng Peng (faculty)

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

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Wed
Oct 12
2016

BMS Seminar Series

Date: 
Wed, 2016-10-12 16:00 - 17:00

Andreas Strasser, PhD
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Parkville, Australia
"Which anti-apoptotic BCL-2 family member should be targeted for the treatment of which cancer?"
Host:  Jason Cyster, PhD
Room: N-225, Parnassus
full schedule

Thu
Oct 13
2016

BMS Journal Club

Date: 
Thu, 2016-10-13 12:00 - 13:00

Emily Davis (student)

Biao Wang (faculty)

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

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