Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego announced today that Illumina has provided researchers at the Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine at Scripps new scientific equipment to build genomics and laboratory automation-enabled discovery and training programs.
With a $45 million grant from the NIH, UC San Diego researchers and collaborators will launch a nationwide clinical trial to further investigate the therapeutic potential of benfotiamine, a synthetic version of thiamine (B1), as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
The University of California San Diego has reached the conclusion of its landmark Campaign for UC San Diego, raising a total of $3.05 billion in philanthropic support over a span of 10 years.
Since it was established nearly three decades ago, UC San Diego’s RIMAC Arena has been home to countless athletic competitions, graduations, concerts and other events that are imprinted on the memories of thousands of UC San Diego alumni, students, friends and visitors.
UC San Diego is experiencing a significant and exciting transformation. Multiple projects are underway across the region to enhance UC San Diego’s presence as a premier destination for students, employees, health personnel, patients and community members.
UC San Diego is launching the region’s first large-scale, university-based research and data hub focused exclusively on homelessness, thanks to campus friends Phyllis and Dan Epstein and Hanna and Mark Gleiberman. Each couple has donated $1 million to the university.
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