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USCF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Partners to Receive $1.2 Million Grant to Advance Precision Medicine

A team at the Oakland and San Francisco campuses of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, UCSF, and UC Berkeley have been awarded $1.2 million o help advance precision medicine in the state.
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Genome Engineering Is Paving Way For Sickle Cell Cure

By Robert Sanders, Media relations | October 12, 2016   A team of physicians and laboratory scientists has taken a key step toward a cure for sickle cell disease, using gene editing to fix the [...]
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UC Berkeley joins CyberTran to Solve Traffic Congestion

  UC Berkeley announced this week that it has joined forces with CyberTran International Inc. (CTI), Stantec, a global Architecture and Engineering firm, and a group of small businesses to apply jointly to the MacArthur [...]
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New Black History Exhibition “The Gift to Sing” at Bancroft Library

By Sue Taylor   Three days before the opening of the first African-American Museum of History in Washington, D.C., a dedicated group of academics, students, friends and family gathered the Bancroft Library on the UC [...]
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Black Students Win Funding for Fannie Lou Hamer Resource Center at UC Berkeley

After over 15 months of organizing, mobilizing, and negotiations, the Black Student Union at UC Berkeley–in assistance with the African Black Coalition–, has reached an agreement with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks to secure a building and [...]
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Harry Le Grande, UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor For Student Affairs, to Retire

After 35 years of service to UC Berkeley, Harry Le Grande is retiring his position as vice chancellor of student affairs on Dec. 31.   LeGrande was appointed vice chancellor for student affairs in 2008, [...]