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November 08, 2011
More than 21,000 people converged to AT&T Park for the first annual Bay Area Science Festival, a spectacularly successful community outreach event sponsored in part by UCSF.
November 08, 2011
Most of the time AT&T Park is a place for spectator sport: The San Francisco Giants play baseball and everyone else watches. The grand finale of the Bay Area Science Festival was just the opposite, as the ballpark was transformed into a world where children could touch and smell and create and experiment.
November 02, 2011
UCSF's pioneering program in Development and Stem Cell Biology attracts the nation's best faculty and students who are interested in understanding how embryos develop and how cells make tissues and organs – information needed to design novel therapies to cure diseases and treat injuries.
October 28, 2011
UCSF biochemist Bruce Alberts has devoted his long career to improving the understanding and appreciation of science, which this week takes center stage at UCSF and beyond as part of the first-ever Bay Area Science Festival.
October 28, 2011
The San Francisco Bay Area Science Festival offers more than 100 mostly free events to put science and technology at everybody's fingertips and to encourage the next generation of scientists and innovators.
October 24, 2011
The UCSF Library is celebrating Open Access Week, a worldwide event now in its fifth year to give the academic and research community an opportunity to learn more about the potential benefits of offering free and timely access to scholarly publications.
October 20, 2011
Since its founding nearly 150 years ago, UCSF has been committed to serving the community, and its reach extends far beyond the walls of the health sciences University.
October 11, 2011
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, is profiled in the Oct. 11, 2011 edition of the New York Times, which is reprinted here according to a license agreement with the University.
October 10, 2011
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, is profiled in the Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 edition of The New York Times, in an article titled, “An Innovator Shapes an Empire.” Noting that UCSF is “widely regarded among scientists as one of the nation’s crown jewels of biomedical research, and a birthplace of biotechnology and innovation,” reporter Denise Grady highlights Desmond-Hellmann’s goal of making UCSF “the world’s pre-eminent health sciences innovator.”
October 07, 2011
Former UCSF medical resident and stem cell researcher Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, MD, will return to the University to speak about his time at UCSF on October 10 as part of the University's celebration of diversity.