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Subjects: Caitlin Stoddard in W.M. Keck Foundation Advanced MIcroscopy Lab Location: Genentech Hall, Mission Bay Notes: Lab studies chromatin and the many processes involved in its regulation. Caitlin is a postdoc. Worked in the Wendell Lim lab also. Question-driven lab. It’s about “understanding enzymes like a motor,” per Caitlin. Studying the misregulation of genes. Caitlin pours frost (liquid nitrogen) to cool down the vacuum column of the microscope. Caitlin is using the microscope to study plant enzymes and get “a visual snapshot of what a protein actually looks like.” Group shot of students trying three different labs, Chari, Elise, Chris. They do three rotations and then first-year students choose different PIs. Madeline is a third-year student, mentor for first-years.

The Sautter IT Innovation Award Program is accepting applications

All UC IT professionals are invited to enter the 2021 Sautter Awards for Innovation in Information Technology. Applications are due May 21, 2021.


UC announces the 2020 Sautter Awards for IT innovation

10 UC teams won the 2020 Larry L. Sautter Award for technology innovations. These inventive solutions make university operations more effective and efficient, helping better serve faculty, staff, students and patients.


Talking diversity with Van Williams

The vice-chancellor of information technology at UC Santa Cruz recently talked to UCOP’s Jeané Blunt about diversity and inclusion initiatives, and his thought leadership at UC.


UC Women in Technology: The First Woman Man

The UC Women in Technology Committee is pleased to announce a webinar with Ann Kovalchick, UC Merced chief information officer, about gender labels and workplace expectations.


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Master teleconferencing — it’s all about the Zoom!

If you’ve just started using Zoom or could use a refresher clinic to get your skills up to speed, check out this helpful 90-minute workshop.


6th Annual IT Tech Fair

Join IT Client Services for the 6th annual IT Tech Fair at UCOP! More details to be announced closer to event. Questions? Contact Shirly


Calling all technophiles

Save the date: The IT Tech & Friends Fair comes to UCOP on Thursday, September 12. Enjoy light refreshments and a raffle!


Eight projects win UC’s 2019 Sautter Awards

Last week, UC announced the winners of the 2019 Larry L. Sautter Awards. Learn how teams are using IT to streamline operations and better serve faculty, staff, students and patients.


Be on the lookout for IT news and alerts

A new webpage will provide up-to-date IT news and alerts, ensuring employees can stay abreast of any service disruptions. For email outages, you'll see the same useful notices as web browser pop-ups.