UC Berkeley researchers receive grant for biopreservation research, center establishment

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At the new NSF Engineering Research Center for Advanced Technologies for the Preservation of Biological Systems, researchers will focus on biopreservation technologies that would allow for the extended ability to transport biological matter such as cells, tissues and organs.

UC Berkeley researchers won a National Science Foundation award Aug. 4 of $26 million over the next five years to fund a new center for biopreservation research.
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Wading through the grand narrative: The Yudof legacy

After presiding over the UC system during some of the most tumultuous five years in its history, Yudof stepped down Sunday to make way for former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. His departure signals the end of what may be the most significant chapter in Yudof’s decades-long career as an educator and administrator.
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Yudof leaves mixed legacy after nearly five-year tenure

UC President Mark Yudof announced Friday in a statement that he will step down at the end of August. Yudof cited “taxing health issues” and a desire to “make a change in (his) professional lifestyle” as reasons for the departure. After leaving, he will return to teaching law at UC
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