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UC San Diego Scientists Race to Document Mexico’s Maya Ruins

January 24, 2023

Researchers from the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute have joined forces with Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History to document at-risk Maya ruins in the Yucatán Peninsula.

Astrophysicist David Lesser Takes on UC San Diego’s Makerspace

January 19, 2023

Both astrophysicist and educator, David Lesser is drawing on his varied background at the Qualcomm Institute to direct the Makerspace, an open access workshop area in UC San Diego’s Design and Innovation Building.

UC San Diego Ranked 8th Globally for Most Influential Researchers

November 22, 2022

The Highly Cited Researchers list identifies and celebrates exceptional researchers who are having a significant impact on the research community as evidenced by the rate at which their work is being cited by their peers. UC San Diego ranks 8th in the world for 2022.

Passion and Persistence Fuel Biotech Startup

November 15, 2022

The startup AquilX seeks to commercialize a wearable device that offers a “lab under the skin.” But for Farshad Tehrani, the firm represents so much more.

Schmidt Futures Announces UC San Diego as Partner of $148M Initiative Accelerating AI Use in Science

October 26, 2022

UC San Diego has been selected to join the Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a program of Schmidt Futures, to accelerate the next scientific revolution by applying AI to research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

NSF Awards More than $1 Million to Interdisciplinary Research Team to Study Chronic Low Back Pain

September 19, 2022

A multidisciplinary team led by researchers at UC San Diego has received $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create a novel system to study and inform the treatment of chronic low back pain.

The Data that Keep on Giving

August 25, 2022

Genetic data collected during an excavation of a Mycenaean tomb at Kastrouli near Delphi, Greece, have helped an interdisciplinary team including UC San Diego scientists unveil some of the mysteries of ancient patterns of human migration, culture and the evolution of Indo-European languages.

Best New Dean of Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

August 5, 2022

Brookie Best, PharmD, has been named the next dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, succeeding James McKerrow, PhD, MD, who stepped down June 30, 2022.

Post-COVID Lung Disease Shares Origins with Other Scarring Lung Disorders

July 20, 2022

UC San Diego researchers provide first insights into the fundamental cellular pathologies that drive interstitial lung disease in patients post-COVID.

Awash in Potential: Wastewater Provides Early Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Virus

July 7, 2022

Scientists and physicians at UC San Diego and Scripps Research describe how wastewater sequencing provided dramatic new insights into levels and variants of SARS-CoV-2 on campus and in the broader community — a key step to public health interventions in advance of COVID-19 case surges.
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