Recent articles by Kristen Bole

UC Regents Confirm Sam Hawgood as UCSF’s 10th Chancellor

July 17, 2014
Sam Hawgood has been confirmed as UCSF’s 10th chancellor in a unanimous vote by the UC Board of Regents. In his acceptance speech, he outlined his vision for the University.

Mexican Genetics Study Reveals Huge Variation in Ancestry

June 12, 2014
In the most comprehensive study of the Mexican population to date, researchers from UCSF and Stanford University, along with Mexico’s National Institute of Genomic Medicine, have identified tremendous genetic diversity.

UCSF Wins Gold, Silver in International CASE Awards

June 04, 2014
UCSF won gold and silver medals in an international contest from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), which announced its Circle of Excellence awards Wednesday morning.

Peter Walter Receives Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine

May 27, 2014
UCSF's Peter Walter has received Asia’s highest scientific honor, the 2014 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine, for his groundbreaking discovery of a cellular system that makes “life and death decisions” for the cell.

UCSF Releases Physical Plan for 2035

May 23, 2014
UCSF has drafted a new plan to govern its physical growth over the next two decades and is seeking public comment on it through the end of September.

UCSF Celebrates 150 Years of Innovations in Health and Science

May 22, 2014
UCSF has launched a yearlong celebration to mark its 150th anniversary as a health-sciences innovator and pioneer, with a history of contributions ranging from the first mail-order pharmacy (by stagecoach) to Nobel-prize winning discoveries and the birth of biotechnology.

Two UCSF Professors Elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 06, 2014
Two from UCSF, Frank McCormick, PhD, FRS, and Jason G. Cyster, PhD, have been selected as members of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors that can be accorded an American scientist.

FDA Launches Center of Excellence for Drug Development at UCSF

May 05, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration has selected UCSF as the site of a new regulatory science center on the West Coast. The center aims to spur innovative approaches in drug development that will support the FDA’s ability to evaluate and approve safe and effective new medications.

Two UCSF Faculty Elected to AAAS

April 25, 2014
A renowned molecular biologist and an internationally acclaimed global health leader from UC San Francisco have been elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Sam Hawgood Takes the Helm at UCSF

April 01, 2014
Renowned pediatrician and medical school dean Sam Hawgood, MBBS, has taken over as interim chancellor of UC San Francisco.