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Schmidt Futures Fellows Seek to Expand Promise of AI in STEM Fields

March 23, 2023

Ten UC San Diego postdoctoral scholars are applying artificial intelligence (AI) methods to their research in a range of fields thanks to support from the Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a program of Schmidt Futures.

Customized Brain Maps Improve Cancer Surgeries and Epilepsy Treatments

May 6, 2021

…"they undersample the brain activity," said Dayeh, who noted that you can’t just place more existing sensors closer together or shrink existing sensor technologies. "We have turned to advances in materials science to allow us to make small contacts that can be stacked very close to each other. They display…

Coming Home: Alumni Faculty Share Why They Came Back to Campus

December 1, 2016

…trying to understand how neural circuits work—specifically, how an animal’s experiences change the function of neural circuits via changing patterns of gene regulation. Her research will not only help scientists better understand how healthy brains work, but will also provide new insight into neurological disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia.…

In Conversation with Ramesh Rao: Visualizing the Invisible with MEG (video and transcript)

February 26, 2024

Qualcomm Institute Director Ramesh Rao chats with Roland Lee and Mingxiong Huang, who co-direct QI’s new Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Center on the underpinnings of the advanced brain imaging technique, the making of the new facility, and MEG’s contributions to research and patient care.

Code and Community: Computational Social Science Program Addresses Social Questions with Data

January 30, 2024

UC San Diego is now offering a one-year master of science degree in CSS, as well as a PhD specialization and a minor for interested students.

Spring Break: Stay and Play to Keep Covid-19 Outbreaks Away

March 18, 2021

…San Diego Institute for Neural Computation is hosting a virtual escape room, where students can wear head-mounted VR goggles and solve puzzles, with a demonstration of data analysis afterwards. “The spring break experience for graduate and professional students is quite varied,” explained Graduate and Professional Student Association President Quynh Nguyen.…

Brain Research at UC San Diego Brings Excitement to Celebration of Former Engineering Dean

May 2, 2013

Within days of each other, Robert W. Conn recently made two trips to Washington, D.C. to meet President Barack Obama at the White House. The Dean Emeritus of the University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, Dr. Conn is President of The Kavli Foundation.

Zika Virus’ Key into Brain Cells ID’d, Leveraged to Block Infection and Kill Cancer Cells

January 16, 2020

Two different UC San Diego research teams identified the same molecule — αvβ5 integrin — as Zika virus’ key to brain cell entry. They found ways to take advantage of the integrin to both block Zika virus from infecting cells and turn it into something good: a way to shrink…

UC San Diego’s Astrobiotechnology Hub to Drive Drug Discovery in Space

February 28, 2023

UC San Diego’s new Astrobiotechnology Hub brings together leaders in academia, biotechnology and aerospace industries under a united mission to advance stem cell science and commercialization in space.

Collaborations by UC San Diego Researchers Win Cluster of National Awards

November 1, 2022

The U.S. National Science Foundation announced $30 million in research awards to support new interdisciplinary, fundamental research projects for the Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program — 20 percent of the funding was awarded to UC San Diego researchers.

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