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SDSC Receives HPCwire Awards for Top HPC Achievement, Life Sciences

November 14, 2018

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego has received two key HPCwire annual awards for 2018, recognizing the use of its Comet supercomputer in assisting scientists in finding the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, and for Comet’s role in a…

Large Study Identifies Genetic Variants Linked to Risk Tolerance and Risky Behaviors

January 14, 2019

An international group that includes researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has identified 124 genetic variants associated with a person’s willingness to take risks, as reported in a study published January 14, 2019 in Nature Genetics.

Study Looks for DNA Changes to Measure Parkinson’s Disease

February 4, 2019

Researchers at UC San Diego and Arizona State University have received $1.7 million in funding from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research to launch a multi-year effort to identify blood-based biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease, which could improve care and accelerate new treatments.

Scripps Scientists Awarded Nearly $5 Million to Study Triggers of Toxic Algal Blooms

October 28, 2019

Researchers are gearing up to hunt for blooms along California’s coast using a suite of technologies that can target and sample ocean microbes and sift through genetic code in real time. All of this is made possible by a new $4.9 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Algae Shown to Improve Gastrointestinal Health

January 27, 2020

UC San Diego scientists have completed the first study in humans demonstrating that a common algae improves gastrointestinal issues related to irritable bowel syndrome. The green, single-celled organism called Chlamydomonas reinhardtii was found to help with diarrhea, gas and bloating.

Historic Red Tide Event of 2020 Fueled by Plankton Super Swimmers

August 29, 2023

A new study led by scientists at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Jacobs School of Engineering has pinpointed how a dinoflagellate plankton species created the major red tide event off Southern California in 2020.

UC San Diego’s Bioengineering Team Uses TSCC at SDSC for Bioinformatics Tool

January 22, 2024

Over 18 million people worldwide are annually diagnosed with cancer, with each case hiding many mutations in its genome. Understanding these mutations furthers cancer research, while also providing a deeper understanding to create possible cures, therapies and prevention strategies.

Califano Named New Director of Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health

November 14, 2022

Joseph A. Califano III, MD, has been named director of Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health.

Remembering Jim Simons

May 14, 2024

James “Jim” Simons, co-founder of the Simons Foundation, renowned mathematician and quantitative investing leader, died on May 10 in New York City. He was 86. The Simons Foundation has provided more than $142 million to UC San Diego.

UC San Diego/SDSC Study Advances Brain Cancer Research

February 11, 2015

Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), Moores Cancer Center, and Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego, have shown for the first time a pyramid hierarchical network of “coherent gene modules” that regulate glioblastoma genes, involved in a highly aggressive form of brain cancer.

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