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Biologist Amy Ralston wins Ellison Medical Foundation grant for stem cell research

Aug 16, 2010 The Ellison Medical Foundation has selected UCSC biologist Amy Ralston as a New Scholar in Aging, providing $400,000 over four years to support her research on the biology of stem cells. ...

Protein structure reveals how tumor suppressor turns on and off

Aug 10, 2010 New findings by UCSC cancer researchers reveal the molecular mechanisms involved in opening and closing a gate that controls the cycle of cell growth and division....

Health sciences student wins $10,000 award to support her work in Nigeria

May 21, 2010 Evelyn Castle received a $10,000 public service scholarship to support her efforts to improve health care in Nigeria....

Four UCSC professors elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Apr 19, 2010 Four UCSC faculty members are among the newly elected fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences....

Researchers trace effects of genetic defect in myotonic muscular dystrophy

Jan 24, 2010 Research on the genetic defect that causes myotonic muscular dystrophy has revealed that the mutation disrupts an array of metabolic pathways in muscle cells....

UCSC arts and science faculty collaborate for exhibition at Sesnon Gallery

Oct 5, 2009 “Full Disclosure”--an exhibition opening on October 7 at UCSC’s Sesnon Gallery—is built upon the idea of “failure” as a path to learning. ...

Health sciences grad awarded Sutter scholarship for medical school

Jun 8, 2009 Graduating senior Brittany Guest will receive a $10,000 scholarship to help pay for medical school fees and tuition....

Hands-on research inspires freshman biology students

May 11, 2009 In the Phage Genomics Lab, a select group of freshmen dive straight into research, while also taking the usual introductory biology lectures....

Stem cell symposium showcases new facilities and research

Feb 26, 2009 The UCSC Stem Cell Symposium showcased a variety of stem cell research projects now underway on campus and celebrated the opening last year of the Shared Stem Cell Facility....

$2.2 million grant approved for program to train stem cell scientists

Feb 2, 2009 The governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) last week approved a $2.2 million grant to UCSC to fund a training program in stem cell research....

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