By RRP on
January 10, 2018

The new Cores Family pages are now live on the RRP web site! Cores Family pages group together cores with similar functions while providing researchers with simple ways to navigate among core offerings. They were developed to help researchers find and connect with cores, and, we hope, will increase and enhance interactions between cores and their customers.

Start at Send us any corrections or suggestions, and any further ideas to improve those pages.



By RRP on
January 08, 2018

On behalf of the office of Recharge Review, Budget and Resource Management

The Recharge Review Team invites all recharge proposal preparers and managers to join us for an open house on:

January 18, 2018 from 2-4pm

Genentech North 114, Mission Bay Campus

  • We will go over highlights, changes, and improvements for the review process for 2017-18.
  • We will provide an overview of the Recharge Review Service Level Agreement and the enhanced 2018-19 Renewal Recharge Proposal Form.

Please bring your questions!

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to anyone else who may be interested.  We are looking forward to seeing you!

Light refreshments will be provided.

By RRP on
November 08, 2017

The RRP is excited to announce Writing a Business Plan – A Hands-on Workshop for Cores will take place in early 2018! This workshop includes interactive group sessions as well as one-on-one coaching sessions. The workshop covers the RRP Business Plan Template, with participants writing a full, professional business plan for their core throughout the course of the workshop.

Cohort size will be limited to ensure that each core is able to receive individual attention throughout the workshop. A maximum of 2 persons from each core facility may attend the workshop and work on the business plan together. If you are interested in participating now or in the future, please fill out the interest form linked below by December 1, 2017.


If you have any questions or comments, please direct them to

By RRP on
November 01, 2017

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Lindsey Criswell, MD, MPH, DSc, as vice chancellor for research:

Lindsey Criswell, MD, MPH, DSc, is chief of the Division of Rheumatology and the Jean S. Engleman Distinguished Professor of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine, as well as a professor of Orofacial Sciences in the School of Dentistry.

In her new role as vice chancellor for research, reporting to the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost (EVCP), Dr. Criswell will be working closely with the EVCP, the vice deans of research in all four professional schools, and the vice chancellor for science policy and strategy to help define UCSF’s overall research priorities and goals. She also will oversee research infrastructure, with a view to ensuring seamless and superior service to our researchers across campuses. Dr. Criswell will represent UCSF’s interests at the UC-wide Council of Vice Chancellors for Research.

Dr. Criswell received her medical degree from UCSF and her MPH from UC Berkeley. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in rheumatology at UCSF and joined the faculty of the UCSF Division of Rheumatology in 1992. In addition, she completed a DSc degree in genetic epidemiology at the Netherlands Institute of Health Sciences. A renowned researcher in human autoimmune disease, her investigations focus on the genetics and epidemiology of human autoimmune disease, particularly rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

With twenty-five years of UCSF service, her dual appointments in the Schools of Dentistry and Medicine, and six years as Division Chief in the Department of Rheumatology, Lindsey Criswell has a deep understanding of UCSF’s research culture and operations.

Learn more: Lindsey Criswell Named Vice Chancellor of Research