CIRM Awards $1.08 million Grant to BCC Biotechnology Dept. for “Specialty in Stem Cell Biology”

27 April 2011

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) recently awarded a $1.08 million grant to the Berkeley City College Biotechnology Department, chaired by Dr. Barbara Des Rochers, for its “Bridges to Stem Cell” Program.

Berkeley City College’s grant is for “Speciality in Stem Cell Biology”. BCC’s stem cell program is listed among some of the most prestigious in California — only two community colleges in California were awarded stem cell grants, and Berkeley City College is one of them. For more details, please visit the Biotechnology Department Website at

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