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Tweaked CRISPR in Neurons Gives Scientists New Power to Probe Brain Diseases

In a paper researchers describe a technique that uses a special version of CRISPR developed at UCSF to systematically alter the activity of genes in human neurons generated from stem cells, the first successful merger of stem cell-derived cell types and CRISPR screening technologies.

microscopic image of neurons

Training Computers to Think More Like Scientists

Chuang and Keiser have shown how machine learning could lead scientists astray and how scientists might, in the future, avoid some of the pitfalls of training computers to be scientists.

Photos of dogs and wolves identified by machine learning

UCSF’s Top NIH-Funded Projects of 2018

More than a thousand projects across the University received federal funding from the National Institutes of Health in 2018, totaling more than $647.8 million.