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UCSF Researchers Leave, Charging Bias

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Science  07 Apr 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5463, pp. 26-27
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5463.26b

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A prominent research couple has decided to leave the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), for tenured jobs at another UC school after accusing the university of sex discrimination. UCSF officials deny any bias or wrongdoing, and some scientists say the real problem is the vulnerability of adjunct faculty members--a problem that isn't confined to UCSF.