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The Human Cell Atlas Initiative is an ambitious plan to map and characterize every cell type in the human body. (Photo courtesy of NIH)

The Human Cell Atlas Initiative is an ambitious plan to map and characterize every cell type in the human body. (Photo courtesy of NIH)

Genomics Institute joins international initiative

The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute will collaborate with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) to build a data coordination platform for the Human Cell Atlas. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is funding the project.

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Sherry Main to serve as staff adviser to Regents

Sherry Main to serve as staff adviser to Regents

Sherry Main, assistant vice chancellor of Communications and Marketing, will bring the voice and perspective of staff to Board of Regents discussions.

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Campus curriculum changes announced

Campus curriculum changes announced

Martin Berger, Acting Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

This year, we are making changes to the graduate and undergraduate curriculum, as well as to our online offerings.

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Diversity awards recognize work, commitment

Diversity awards recognize work, commitment

Chancellor George Blumenthal presented this year's diversity achievement awards. Professor Olga Najera-Ramirez earned the lifetime achievement award.

Thompson awarded Darwin-Wallace Medal

Thompson awarded Darwin-Wallace Medal

Evolutionary biologist John Thompson received the award, which is named for Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace and recognizes major advances.

Intercollegiate athletics fee referendum passes

Intercollegiate athletics fee referendum passes

The measure's success puts the NCAA program on a sustainable path and provides access to athletic-related activities for students who meet EOP criteria.

Education key in success of Indians in the U.S.

Education key in success of Indians in the U.S.

Nirvikar Singh's book tells how a population from a poor developing country with low education became the most educated, highest-income group in the U.S in a single generation.

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