Thinking Outside the Nucleus: U Researchers Find Key Process in Gene Regulation Occurs in Blood Platelets

In a discovery that upends a longstanding tenet of human biology, University of Utah School of Medicine researchers have shown that a key process in gene regulation can occur in human platelets, unique cells that are unusual because they don’t have a nucleus (anucleate). Read More

August, 2005 from the U

U of U Computer Server Compromised

A University of Utah department computer has been compromised by an unknown outside source, ultimately leading to unauthorized access of the server, according to the University of Utah Office of Information Technology. The server contained library archival databases including a file with approximately 100,000 names and social security numbers of former University employees. The database included information used as an index for archives for paper employee files from 1970 to 2003. Read More