St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, gave $2.5 million to the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute. (Photo courtesy of St. Baldricks)
The grant supports the Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative, which brings the power of genomics and big-data analytics to bear on the challenge of finding effective treatments for children with cancer.
Catherine Jones’s book is about the role of children and childhood in the rebuilding of family life and the life of the nation after the Civil War.
Cecilia Im, who began at UC Santa Cruz in 2012, conducted undergraduate research ranging from fungal cell biology to blood stem cells.
Harrell Fletcher, who recently created the campus-wide Collective Museum, will speak at the sixth annual Farm to Fork benefit dinner.