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UCSF Chancellor J. Michael Bishop Announces Plan To Step Down
Date:10/24/2008

services at UCSF sites, which will soon result in tripling the capacity for enrollment. He also established a Council of Faculty Life, a director position to spearhead faculty mentoring, a leadership training program for staff career advancement, and a funding program that provides support to departments for faculty members taking childbearing leave.
  • Recovery from merger - Two years after assuming the UCSF leadership, Bishop led UCSF Medical Center through a successful recovery--both in its financial picture and in its national status as an academic health center--following a failed merger with Stanford Medical Center. The merger was implemented in 1997, one year before Bishop became chancellor, and a de-merger occurred in 2000.

While Bishop was best known for his pioneering research as a cancer scientist before he assumed the helm of UCSF, his road to leadership began years before he became chancellor. In the 1970s, he led development of the Program in Biological Sciences which established a single interdisciplinary doctoral and postdoctoral program that spanned UCSF departments. The concept revolutionized the way UCSF teaches and conducts research, and fostered the collaborative spirit for which UCSF today is distinguished worldwide. He also was, and remains, a vigorous advocate for science education and increased public investment in scientific research.

Bishop has received numerous honors for his scientific investigations. The 1989 Nobel Prize awarded to the Bishop-Varmus team recognized their discovery of proto-oncogenes, normal genes that can be converted to cancer genes by genetic damage. Their work eventually engendered the recognition that all cancer probably arises from damage to normal genes, and provided new strategies for the detection and treatment of cancer.

Bishop also has been honore
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