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In Memoriam: Jonathan Singer 1924-2017

February 8, 2017

Jonathan Singer, one of the first members of the biology faculty at UC San Diego who helped build the campus into a world leader in molecular and cell biology, died on February 2 in La Jolla, CA. He was 92.

Popular Geneticist to Chronicle the Rise of a ‘Brave Genius’ at Scripps Lecture

January 6, 2015

Widely acclaimed biologist and popular book author Sean B. Carroll, a professor of molecular biology at the University of Wisconsin, will describe the adventures of Jacques Monod, a co-founder of molecular biology, from the dark years of German occupation in Paris to the heights of winning the Nobel Prize, during…

51 UC San Diego Researchers among Most Highly Cited in World in 2021 Clarivate Listing

November 18, 2021

Fifty-one faculty members and researchers at the University of California San Diego have been cited as among the world’s most influential in their fields, according to the 2021 Clarivate listing of Most Highly Cited Researchers in the World.   

52 UC San Diego Researchers Are Named Highly Cited in 2020 Listing

November 23, 2020

52 faculty members and researchers at UC San Diego are among the world’s most influential in their fields, according to the Web of Science Group.

U.S. News Global Rankings Name UC San Diego 19th Best University in World

October 6, 2015

…as pharmacology and toxicology (4), neuroscience and behavior (6), biology and biochemistry (6), psychiatry and psychology (7), computer science (9), as well as molecular biology and genetics (10).

How Cells Know When It’s Time to Eat Themselves

January 17, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a molecular mechanism regulating autophagy, a fundamental stress response used by cells to help ensure their survival in adverse conditions.

Molecular economics: New computer models calculate systems-wide costs of gene expression

August 7, 2012

…underlying gene expression. In the emerging field of systems biology, scientists model cellular behavior in order to understand how processes such as metabolism and gene expression relate to one another and bring about certain characteristics in the larger organism.

New Dean Selected to Lead UC San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences

July 9, 2018

…Pogliano, a professor of molecular biology, as its new dean for the Division of Biological Sciences. Pogliano was selected after a national search and will begin her new appointment on Sept. 15, 2018. She is the fourth dean of the division and its first female leader. She will lead a…

Model Maps Out Molecular Roots of Learning and Memory Formation

September 6, 2016

A team of researchers has built a mathematical model that describes the molecular events associated with the beginning stage of learning and memory formation in the human brain. The research paves the way for understanding cognitive function and neurodegenerative diseases—at the molecular and cellular levels.

Rewriting the Textbook on Gene Regulation: It’s the Big Picture That Counts

December 22, 2022

For the first time, researchers at UC San Diego have shown that changes in gene expression happen almost entirely during the transcription stage while the cells are growing. The researchers have provided a simple quantitative formula linking regulatory control to mRNA and protein levels.

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