With the Ebola virus outbreak worsening and the news of two Americans recovering thanks to a cutting-edge drug treatment, structural biologist Erica Ollmann Saphire (front) has been thrust into the news. She says the attention helps shed light on the importance of public funding for basic research. More>
The human brain is capable of a neural workaround that compensates for the buildup of beta-amyloid, a destructive protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study by UC Berkeley researchers, led by Berkeley Lab life scientist William Jagust. More>
The UC Berkeley Retirement Center hosts the six-class, Friday afternoon series, which starts Oct. 17 and continues through Nov. 21. Priority is given to registrants who can attend all sessions. The sessions are geared towards those planning to retire within the next one-to-five years. More>
Those walking in the area will be directed to use alternate route to accommodate the cafeteria courtyard improvement project. To ensure safety, pedestrians should follow all posted signage. Contact Eric Lahrs for more information (510-206-3148).
The three-and-a-half-hour classes will be at the Tang Center on the UC Berkeley campus. The sessions will include basic information, common problems and how to manage them, planning for return to work or school, and using breast pumps. Enrollment required. More>