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Three UC San Diego Faculty Members Receive 2022 Sloan Research Fellowship

February 15, 2022

Three researchers at the University of California San Diego are part of the 2022 class of 118 Sloan Research Fellows, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced Feb. 15, 2022. They are Matthew Lovett-Barron, Frederick R. W. M. Manners and Deian Stefan.

Center for Networked Systems Adds New Faculty Members

March 7, 2017

…two new professors to its ranks.  Both newcomers – Deian Stefan and Aaron Schulman – joined the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) faculty as assistant professors recently, with Stefan starting to teach last fall, and Schulman this winter.

Cancer Survivor and Noted Physician-Scientist Sandra Horning to Receive Roth Award

February 14, 2017

Sandra Horning, MD, Chief Medical Officer and executive vice president of global development for Roche and Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Duane Roth Memorial Award, which will be presented February 16 at the annual Industry/Academia Translational Oncology Symposium at UC…

This Tool Protects Your Private Data While You Browse

November 18, 2021

A team of computer scientists at the University of California San Diego and Brave Software. have developed a tool that will increase protections for users’ private data while they browse the web.

UC San Diego Pharmacy School Benefactor “Sam” Skaggs Dies at 89

March 25, 2013

L.S. “Sam” Skaggs, whose enduring support of pharmacy education and research helped fuel the growth and development of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, died Thursday at the age of 89 of causes related to age.

Brain Activity Linked to Stress Changes Chemical Codes

April 24, 2018

UC San Diego scientists have identified light-induced electrical activity as the brain mechanism controlling chemical code switching related to stress. While investigating neurotransmitter switching in rats, the researchers found that specific brain neurons were responsible, with possible implications for chemical imbalances in the brain underlying mental illness.

Genetics Breakthrough in Sea Urchins to Aid in Biomedical Research

June 6, 2022

Marine biologists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have created a line of sea urchins whose genetic makeup is fully mapped and can be edited to study human disease genes. The creation of these new research model organisms will accelerate the pace of marine biomedical research.

Tiny Carbon-capturing Motors May Help Tackle Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels

September 22, 2015

Machines that are much smaller than the width of a human hair could one day help clean up carbon dioxide pollution in the oceans. Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego have designed enzyme-functionalized micromotors that rapidly zoom around in water, remove carbon dioxide and convert it into a…

Live and Let-7: MicroRNA Plays Surprising Role in Cell Survival

October 7, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a microRNA molecule as a surprisingly crucial player in managing cell survival and growth. The findings underscore the emerging recognition that non-coding RNAs help regulate basic cellular processes and may be key to developing new drugs and…

Researchers Develop Framework that Improves Firefox Security

February 25, 2020

Researchers from the University of California San Diego, University of Texas at Austin, Stanford University and Mozilla have developed a new framework to improve web browser security. The framework, called RLBox, has been integrated into Firefox to complement its other security-hardening efforts.

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