UCSF scientists have invented a technique that lets them precisely and reversibly disrupt the action of specific cellular proteins at a microscopic scale by making them split apart when illuminated with blue light.
Marcia J. Canning, UCSF’s former chief campus counsel, who bolstered the University’s legal services program and served more than three decades in the University of California system, has died. She was 69.
The University of California is pleased and encouraged that the court has granted an injunction to temporarily stop the Department of Homeland Security’s rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
UCSF researchers have discovered that the brain’s ability to regulate body weight depends on a novel form of signaling in the brain’s “hunger circuit” via antenna-like structures on neurons called primary cilia.