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Yifan Cheng, new HHMI Investigator

Yifan Cheng, here in the Biochemistry Department, along with Dr. Loren Frank, have been named Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigators. Congratulations Yifan and Loren! More...

Mechanism of Homeostatic Synaptic Depression Revealed

The Davis lab has published their first paper in eLife describing a novel mechanism that controls the strength of synaptic connections in the nervous system. In their new eLife paper, the Davis lab has defined a novel mechanism that achieves a homeostatic decrease in synaptic strength-regulated removal of calcium channels from the presynaptic plasma membrane. More...

iBioMagazine: Rescuing US Biomedical Research

Leaders in biomedical research, including current and past UCSF professors, have turned their attention to problems that are confronting the practice and sustainability of the basic research enterprise in the United States. Their concerns and ideas for addressing these challenges have been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (April 22, 2014). More...

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10

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CVRI Retreat, Register by Sep. 30, 2015
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Bay Area Science Festival
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