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Drug Targets Hard-to-Reach Leukemia Stem Cells Responsible for Relapses

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that hard-to-reach, drug-resistant leukemia stem cells (LSCs) that overexpress multiple pro-survival protein forms are sensitive – and thus vulnerable – to a novel cancer stem cell-targeting drug currently under development.

January 17, 2013General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

How Cells Know When It’s Time to Eat Themselves

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a molecular mechanism regulating autophagy, a fundamental stress response used by cells to help ensure their survival in adverse conditions.

January 17, 2013General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

Younger Siblings Get Snapshot of College Life as Part of Inaugural Siblings Weekend

An amazing race, inflatable obstacle course, and a “green eggs and ham” breakfast were just a few of the family-friendly activities that were enjoyed by UC San Diego students and their brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins, and others during the campus’s inaugural Siblings Weekend.

January 17, 2013Events, General, Events

Facebook Beats Books - and Faces - in Memory Test

If this were a Facebook post, you would remember it – better than a stranger’s face or a line from a published book.

January 17, 2013General, Social Sciences, Society & Politics, Social Sciences

Community Celebrates Groundbreaking of Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Facility

University leaders, philanthropists and community members gathered Thursday to celebrate the official start of construction on the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) building, and to show gratitude to the family whose generosity has helped to make the state-of-the-art building possible.

January 17, 2013Events, General, Events

California Energy Commission Awards More Than $1.8 Million for UC San Diego Microgrid Projects

The University of California, San Diego is on track to having the largest, most diverse range of electric vehicle charging stations at any university in the world thanks, in part, to recent awards from the California Energy Commission.

January 17, 2013Awards, General, Awards, Honors & Appointments

Make Your Voice Heard: UC Campus Climate Survey to Kick Off at UC San Diego

If you think your voice doesn’t count, think again. Starting next week, UC San Diego students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to share their opinions by participating in the University of California Campus Climate Study Survey. The systemwide effort—believed to be the largest survey of its kind ever conducted—asks more than 430,000 individuals about their experiences with diversity and inclusion at work and on campus.

January 17, 2013General, UCOP

Students Share Ideas at Town Hall to Define UC San Diego’s Future

Several hundred students joined Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla at two town hall forums last week as part of the campus-wide strategic planning process to define shared goals and a unifying vision for UC San Diego. The student-focused meetings offered undergraduates and graduates an opportunity to share their thoughts on how the university can improve and strengthen its impact.

January 17, 2013Events, General, Events

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