Stem Cell News

SC3: The New California Stem Cell Collaboration

November 29th, 2007

These articles are on the establishment of the Southern California Stem Cell Scientific Collaboration (SC3), which includes UCSB and five other affiliates.

UCSB Press Release California Stem Cell Report 93106

Buried News: William Bowes, UCSB and Jamie Thomson

October 14th, 2007

This article discusses the significance of the donation from Amgen founder William Bowes to create the Ruth Garland Chair and the appointment of Jamie Thomson as an Adjunct Professor for furthering stem cell research at UCSB.

California Stem Cell Report

UCSB Receives $3 Million Gift to Establish Endowed Chair For Director of Planned Stem Cell Research Center

October 11th, 2007

These articles explain the importance and impact of a $3 million donation from Amgen founder William Bowes on UCSB stem cell research through the establishment of the Ruth Garland Chair.

UCSB Press Release

Jamie Thomson Accepting Adjunct Professor Position at UCSB

July 15th, 2007

In these articles the anticipated impact of Jamie Thomson’s accepting a UCSB Adjunct Professor appointment on progressing UCSB stem cell research is discussed. Also covered is the already seen contribution of Thomson’s presence at UCSB in helping win a $2.3 million CIRM grant.

Nature Report California Stem Cell Report

UC Santa Barbara Wins $2.26 Million Grant for Stem Cell Research Facilities

June 6th, 2007

These articles summarize the implications of UCSB receiving a $2.3 CIRM grant and how this funding will allow for the advancement of UCSB stem cell research.

93106 UCSB Press Release

Stem Cells Mixing with Politics, Morality, Funding and Risk

May 6th, 2007

In this article ethical issues and politics related to the use human embryonic stem cells at UCSB is covered.

Ventura County Star

UCSB Snags “Father of Stem Cell Research”

April 20th, 2007

This article discusses the significance of Jamie Thomson becoming an adjunct professor at UCSB and prospected future contributions to stem cell research there.

The Santa Barbara Independent