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July 25, 2008
The following statement was issued by UC President Mark G. Yudof on July 24 regarding state employee pay: You may have read recently that Governor Schwarzenegger is considering an executive order that would reduce the pay of state workers to the federal minimum wage until a state budget is approved. A number of news articles published in the past few days report the order would call for full salaries to be paid retroactively after budget approval. It is anticipated that the Governor may sign the order on Monday.
July 25, 2008
Consider the lab mouse. The rodent is used to model tumor growth in countless studies of genes and cancer. About 99 percent of mouse genes also appear in humans. Mouse and human also are similar when one compares the DNA code within these genes. Mice get cancer, and they get more cancer when genetically engineered with human cancer-causing genes.
July 25, 2008
Culminating a year of mentored research, fellows in the Pathways to Careers in Clinical and Translational Research (PACCTR) program recently presented their findings to the campus community. The PACCTR program supports clinical research training for medical, dental, nursing and pharmacy predoctoral students for short-term (two- or three-month) and intensive (one- or two-year) fellowships.
July 24, 2008
The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science invites the campus community to an open house of UCSF PhysFit, a state-of-the-science facility that the Bakar Fitness & Recreation Center, William J. Rutter Center, 1675 Owens St. at the Mission Bay campus.
July 23, 2008
UCSF AIDS Walk Steering Committee members Diona Cox and Edgar Micua warm up with hot beverages on a cold, overcast morning.
July 18, 2008
UCSF Science Café has begun exporting its online model to the world by creating a site for science communicators who want to develop their own version of UCSF's award-winning web weekly.
July 17, 2008
More than 3,000 attendees are now descending on Barcelona for the fourth Euroscience Open Forum.
July 17, 2008
C. David James, PhD, a professor of neurological surgery at UCSF, has been awarded a grant to identify how brain tumors with different genetic features respond to a set of treatment regimens. The Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation, a newly formed family foundation dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for patients with brain tumors, has awarded James a grant as part of the Ivy Genomics-Based Medicine Project.