Researchers at UC San Diego’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, in collaboration with several universities in the U.S., United Kingdom, and Poland, have developed a new picture of how kinesin molecules move along microtubules, or tiny biological train tracks – and how they sometimes come to a halt, causing diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
Perhaps because the original opening session on October 10 had been cancelled, the new chair of UC San Diego's Academic Senate, Joel Sobel, started the assembly's business quickly and efficiently on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Stem cells are tiny things, microscopic in fact. It’s the power of their pluripotency, their ability to become any kind of cell in the human body (and thus potentially fix almost any kind of human ailment) that makes them huge in the future of medicine.
Margarita M. Baggett, MSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, UC San Diego Health System, is the winner of Nursing Management’s 2011 Visionary Leader award. The annual award recognizes a nurse leader who “views nursing as both art and science by promoting caring and competence as the link between science and humanity.”
Amarnath Gupta, a researcher with the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been named a Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society.
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