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CSUN Biology Team Announces Groundbreaking Cancer Research Method

Hundreds of millions of cancer samples, each the size of a saltine cracker, have been archived across the globe. These samples contain genetic information that can radically improve cancer patient survival – even curing difficult-to-treat tumor types. Extracting this information out of these cancer samples has been a major bottleneck to progress in oncology research — until now. -- AmericanTowns.com

Briana Zavala is making a life saving donation

In preparation for the surgery and recovery time, Zavala will take off a semester from college. This last academic school year, she was a freshman at Northwest University in Seattle majoring in music business and English. Starting January, she will attend California State University, Northridge. -- Sanger Herald

Chamber names new CEO

Ghadban has an MBA from Cal State Northridge and a strong financial background, Vigdor added. -- Simi Valley Acorn

CSUN Biology Team Breaks New Ground in Cancer Research

Hundreds of millions of cancer samples, each the size of a saltine cracker, have been archived across the globe. These samples contain genetic information that can radically improve cancer patient survival – even curing difficult-to-treat tumor types. Extracting this information out of these cancer samples has been a major bottleneck to progress in oncology research — until now. -- SCV News

What’s the best college in California?

Cal State Northridge is ranked 68th, in a five-way tie with Corban University, Northwest University, Southern Utah University and Texas A&M International University. (Source: Los Angeles Daily News) -- Inland News Today

22 Best Things to Do in L.A. This Week

Now a few weeks into its semester-long Robert Bresson retrospective, Cal State Northridge screens the French director's first masterwork: Diary of a Country Priest. Claude Laydu's performance as the titular young priest, who arrives to his new parish of a small French village, has long been hailed as one of the greatest ever; Jean Tulard wrote in his Dictionary of Film that "no other actor deserves to go to heaven as much as Laydu." CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge; Thu., Sept. 22, 7 p.m.; free. (818) 677-1200, csun.edu. —Michael Nordine -- LA Weekly

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