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Mentors and Postdocs Earn Chancellor’s ‘Postdoc Appreciation’ Awards for Guidance, Research

September 30, 2015

Those who attended this year’s recent Postdoc Research Symposium and Postdoc Appreciation Lunch and Awards Ceremony sampled research projects from 25 different departments, and desert at the crowded Appreciation Lunch took the form of well-deserved awards.

Creating Clinical Bioengineers

December 8, 2016

Creating Clinical Bioengineers New class teaches undergrads to use engineering-based solutions to bridge gap between engineering and medicine Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications A group of UC San Diego bioengineering students huddle around a computer screen as colored images of blood being pumped through a heart flash across…

Bioengineers: Matrix Stiffness is an Essential Tool in Stem Cell Differentiation

August 12, 2014

Bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego have proven that when it comes to guiding stem cells into a specific cell type, the stiffness of the extracellular matrix used to culture them really does matter. When placed in a dish of a very stiff material, or hydrogel, most stem…

No. 1 From the Start

May 26, 2016

…Start UC San Diego Bioengineering ranked first by National Research Council since founding 50 years ago Ph.D. student Jessica Ungerleider looks at one of her experiments in the lab of bioengineering professor Karen Christman at the Sanford Consortium. Bioengineers at UC San Diego have helped us understand why atherosclerosis develops…

UC San Diego Library and San Diego Natural History Museum Collaborate to Raise Awareness

August 11, 2022

…Edward Ashworth, postdoctoral researcher, Department of Emergency Medicine at UC San Diego with contributions from Ryotaro Ogawa and Peter Lindholm Adi Khen, graduate student, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, Smith Lab Anne Lyons, doctoral student, Department of Bioengineering at UC San Diego, Jin Zhang Lab with contributions…

“Wildly Heterogeneous Genes”

September 16, 2013

Cancer tumors almost never share the exact same genetic mutations, a fact that has confounded scientific efforts to better categorize cancer types and develop more targeted, effective treatments. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego propose a new approach called network-based stratification, which identifies cancer subtypes not by the…

Bioengineering Alumnus on COVID-19 Antiviral Pill Development Team

February 24, 2022

Bioengineering Alumnus on COVID-19 Antiviral Pill Development Team Jacobs School of Engineering alumnus Britton Boras earned a Ph.D. in bioengineering in 2015, conducting research with Professor Andrew McCulloch on multi-scale modeling of biological systems. Now a Senior Principal Scientist at Pfizer, Boras uses the modeling skills he honed at UC…

Study Finds Neglected Mutations May Play Important Role in Autism Spectrum Disorder

January 13, 2021

Mutations that occur in certain DNA regions, called tandem repeats, may play a significant role in autism spectrum disorders, according to research led by Melissa Gymrek, assistant professor in the UC San Diego Department of Computer Science and Engineering and School of Medicine.

CIRM Awards $8.165 Million in Basic Biology Awards to UC San Diego

January 30, 2014

Eight stem cell scientists at the University of California, San Diego have been awarded a total of $8.165 million to fund research tackling significant, unresolved issues in human stem cell biology.

White House Awards Bioengineering Professor Shu Chien National Medal of Science

October 10, 2011

White House Awards Bioengineering Professor Shu Chien National Medal of Science Professor Shu Chien, recipient of the National Medal of Science. President Barack Obama will soon honor University of California, San Diego Bioengineering Professor Shu Chien in a White House ceremony for the seven eminent researchers to receive the National…

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