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NEW ENZYMES ISOLATED HERE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 3 December 1959
NEW ENZYMES ISOLATED HERE Two enzymes that accomplish a vital phase of nutrition and growth— the incorporation'of sulphur into living cells—have been isolated by biochemists at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco. One of the newly-isolated enzymes acts upon methionine — an essential amino acid and source of sulphur in food — to form an intermediate compound, cystathionine. The second enzyme cleaves cystathionine to produce cystine, the main sulphur-containing substance in human and animal cells. Methionine cannot be manufactured in the body and must be obtained in food. Cystine can be made in the body, and it gets its sulphur from methionine. The w'ork was done by Dr. David M. Greenberg, chairman of the department of biochemistry, in collaboration with two foreign scientists who came to the Medical Center for advanced training. They were Dr. Ahmed S. M. Selim of Cairo and the late Dr. Yoshihiko Matsuo, who died shortly after his recent return to Japan. The stu...
THE SYNAPSE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 3 December 1959
THE SYNAPSE Room 249 Millberry Union U.C. Medical Center San Francisco 22, Californic Montrose 1-1444 Woody Geller Editor Trixie McHarg Associate Editor, Nursing Ted Nakata Assoc. Editor, Dentistry Hiro Miyahara Assoc. Editor, Pharmacy Ted Nakata Photographer Gordie Helmers Sports Editor Reporters: Jean Gansel, Barbara Dushane, Marilyn Jung, Norman Danieko, Richard Alves. Published monthly during the academic year by the Associated Students, U.C. Medical Center.
STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT KERR REGARDING STUDENT REGULATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT KERR REGARDING STUDENT REGULATIONS Since the issuance on October 22 of the Regulations on Student Government, Student Organizations, and Use of University Facilities, many questions of interpretation have been qraised on the various campuses. Several appear c to be of sufficient importance to justify an additional statement. L Can student governments and student organizations sponsor the discussion on campus of off-campus issues? Of course they can. In fact, even a moderately careful reading of the regulations should show that they liberalize the conditions under which such discussions may be held. The most important liberalization is to permit the formulation of rules under which candidates for public office and the proponents and opponents of election issues may espouse their causes on the campuses. 2. Can recognized student organizations take positions on ofT-campus issues? The answer is yes so long as they do not purport to act in the name of the Universit...
SAN FRANCISCO JUNIOR DENTAL ALLIANCE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
SAN FRANCISCO JUNIOR DENTAL ALLIANCE Christmas ideas for home decoration were presented by Mrs. Beverly Pel ton at the meeting of the San Francisco Junior Dental Alliance Monday, December I, at 8:00 P.M. at the Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity house. Mrs. Pelton returned to the J.D.A. Christmas meeting by popular demand, having demonstrated at past meetings her original and delightful creative designs. The J.D.A., made up of dental students' wives from the University of California and the College of Physicians and Surgeons, meets four times a year, and has as its purpose the bringing together of the dental stu dents' wives from the two schools. The group is sponsored by the San Francisco Dental Auxiliary. A raffle was included in the evening's program; chances were sold to interested members. Two prizes, baskets of canned foods, were awarded to the holders of the winning numbers.
NEWMAN CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
NEWMAN CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY The annual Newman Club Christmas Party will be held on Thursday, December 17th, at 8:00 P.M. at Kappa Psi House, 398 Parnassus. Included in the evening's fun will be Carol singing, dancing, refreshments, door prizes, and lots of fun, A good time can be assured for all who attend the party. After Christmas vacation, on Wednesday, January sth, the Newman Club will hold its last regularly scheduled meeting for the semester. The lecture for the evening is "Psychological Factors in Dating, Courtship, and Engagement" which will be given by Dr. Edgar Hinkel. The meeting will be held in St. Anne's Library on Funston Ave., about one-third block down from Judah. The meeting starts at 8:00 P.M. Also included in the meeting will be the Solemn Engagement of one of the couples in the club. Work thou for pleasure Paint sing or carve Work thou for pleasure Tho the body starve He who works for glory Misses" of the goal He who works for gold alone Coins his very soul Work ...
X-RAYS AND HEREDITY [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
X-RAYS AND HEREDITY Diagnostic x-rays have been widely and greatly overestimated as a source of radiation that might affect heredity. This is the major conclusion of a unique study of x-ray examinations in a large and representative sample of the population, recently completed by University of California radiation safety consultants in cooperation with the Permanente Medical Group of Oakland. Their study gives the first direct calculation of diagnostic irradiation of the reproductive organs in persons under 30. The investigators report that the average person in their 100,000—patient sample would receive about 1.5 roentgens of radiation (the figure may be as low as 1.2) to the ovaries or testes from diagnostic x-rays during the first 30 years of life. This is only about one-third of the most widely-quoted figures based on previous, indirect estimates of genetically significant radiation. It is about one-third to one-half the ex- posure from natural "background'* radiation sources —c...
From the Desk of the Union Director [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
From the Desk of the Union Director A glance at the new Master Calendar on the second floor of the Union shows these special events coming up: Children's Christmas Party — Wednesday night, December 16, at 7:30 P.M. in the Steninger Gymnasium. This annual all-cam-pus party will again feature color cartoons, live entertainment, gifts, refreshments, and a visit from Santa Claus. Christmas Serenade — Thursday night, December 17, at 7:30 P.M. in the Union's Main Lounge. Featured will be the U.C. Men's Glee Club and Treble Clef Society in a program of traditional Christmas carols. Feature Film — Union members are reminded that there will be a film on the Sunday night (January 3) marking the end of the Christmas recess. The Film Committee will be presenting the Swedish classic, "One Summer of Happiness." SPECIAL EVENT: With a great deal of enthusiasm, the Union Fine Arts Committee announces its second live dramatic production. On Friday, January 8, and in conjunction with "fmproviso," a to...
"BEAR'S WARES" ENDS YOUR SHOPPING CARES [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
"BEAR'S WARES" ENDS YOUR SHOPPING CARES The Millberry Union Board of Governors ts pleased to announce the opening of a new campus store—christened "Bear's Wares" — designed to serve the needs of the Medical Center. Located on the Northwest corner of the Union Courtyard, Bear's Wares is still in its cubhood, having entered the Parnassus hilltop community on Monday morning, September 14. The new store features a kaleidoscopic array of merchandise: Paperback Hooks — from "Pogo" to "The Animal World of Dr. Schweitzer" Household Necessities — from "Tide" to " Fnergine" Phonograph records — from "The Sick Humor of Lenny Bruce" to "Stethoscopic Heart Records" Sundries — from hair oil to emery boards Toys — from "Albert the Drinking Duck" to a plastic human skeleton model, complete with all vital organs Children's Books — from Mother Goose to Dr. Seuss And furthermore: cosmetics, stationery, nylon hosiery, billfolds, pens, watches, shoe polish, shoelaces and shower caps. Coming soon: Hallma...
CHIEF CAMPUS OFFICERS: [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
CHIEF CAMPUS OFFICERS: Re: Administration of Student Loan Funds (From: Office of the President) Effective immediately, the following policies shall prevail in the administration of student loan funds to the extent that they are permitted by the terms and conditions of the particular gifts or funds from which the loan funds are i taken. In this respect, it is suggested that appropriate campus officers familiarize themselves with the terms of active funds since conditions may vary considerably from fund to fund (e.g. some funds I rohibit the imposition of interest or provide for the waiver of repayment in certain circumstances). Among those funds to which this directive does not apply, because of specific requirements imposed by the Congress, are funds loaned under the provisions of the National Defense Education Act. 1. Eligibility: To the extent that applicable funds permit, any registered student, undergraduate or graduate, who is in good standing and, in the opinion of the appropr...
Notes From the Union Sports and Recreation Program [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
Notes From the Union Sports and Recreation Program U.C.M.C. CAGERS LOSE TO V.F.W. OF HUNTER'S POINT The U.C.Medical Center Basketball Team dropped its first two basketball games to the high-towering V.F.W. and Hunters Point teams on the local ccurt during the past week. The scoring punch of Ron Marin da, Hap Stallman, and Duke Lewis held a little sway over the height and rebounding abilities of the latter two teams. Despite first—half leads in both instances, the Medical Center Team lost 73 to 96 to V.F.W. and 59 to 65 to Hunters Point. Coach Bud Alexander states "The team looks exceptionally good even though they lost." Bud considers the team capable of coming up with a first-place trophy in the City "Class A" League which will begin after the Christmas vacation. Bud also states "Our boys out-played both of these teams from the floor. Our big problem is lack of height. Gordon Helmers, 6 ft. 4 in. center, was out due to an ankle injury for the Hunters Point game, and Bob Albo, 6 ft....
REGULATION ON STUDENT GOVERNMENT [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
REGULATION ON STUDENT GOVERNMENT (Effective October 22, 1959) The Constitution of the State of California confers upai The Regents of the University of Califernia "full powers of or ganization and government" of the University. The Regents have provided: "The President of the University shall be the executive head tf the University, and shall have full authority and responsibility over administration of the academic, business and fiscal operations of the University . . " -nnUnder the powers delegated to him by The Regents, the President (throjgh the Chief Campus Officers) has entrusted to student governments ai the vari us campuses primary responsibility for the c induct of a wide range of University activities and for the management of extensive properties. On most campuses The Regents have authorized compulsory membership in student governments and the collection of fees from all students to support their activities. As a result of this delegation of authority, the University has ...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
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REGULATION ON STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 December 1959
REGULATION ON STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS (Effective February 1, 1960 or earlier at discretion of Chief Campus Officer.) Chief Campus Officers have the primary responsibility for the formulation and enforcement of the necessary rules concerning student organizations. This responsibility shall be exercised within the policies governing the statewide University, among which are the following: 1. CLASSIFICATION OF STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS. In order to facilitate uniform application of statewide policies, student organizations shall be classified on each campus into three broad categories: (1) Student governments and their councils, boards, commissions, committees, and similar subsidiary agencies; (2) Recognized student organizations; (3) Off-campus student organizations. 2. STUDENT GOVERNMENTS The statewide policies regarding student governments and their subsidiary agencies are set forth in the separate statement of policy on Student Governments. 3. RECOGNIZED STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS a. Recognit...