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UC San Diego Researchers Join $14.9 Million Fight Against Disease-transmitting Mosquitoes

July 19, 2017

DARPA has selected a team that includes UC San Diego scientists to study an innovative genetic research technique as a way to control disease-causing mosquitoes. The project, which will receive up to $14.9 million, will focus on a technique known as gene drive, which can spread desirable genes in wild…

UC San Diego Alumni to Re-connect with Campus During 5th Annual Alumni Weekend June 6-9

May 16, 2013

…Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications The University of California, San Diego will host the 5th Annual Alumni Weekend, June 6-9, where thousands of graduates will enjoy signature events designed to engage and inspire, from TED-style presentations from five thought-leaders to a career strategies workshop by top professionals and a family…

To Wear a Mask or Not, Is Not the Question; Research Indicates It’s the Answer

June 18, 2020

…Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications To Wear a Mask or Not, Is Not the Question; Research Indicates It’s the Answer A team of scientists from the University of California San Diego, Caltech and Texas A&M remotely put their heads together to analyze the transmission pathways of COVID-19. Their study confirms…

UC San Diego’s Center for Peace and Security Studies Receives $3.3 Million Grant

August 22, 2017

…to more than 300 public and private universities, including UC Berkeley and UCLA. “We thank the Charles Koch Foundation for its support of the Center for Peace and Security Studies at UC San Diego, one of the world’s top 15 research universities,” said Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. “We are confident…

Steven Schick Named Inaugural Holder of UC San Diego Reed Family Presidential Chair in Music

May 27, 2015

Steven Schick, a percussionist, conductor, author and distinguished professor of music at UC San Diego, is known for charging into new frontiers of contemporary music. As a soloist and director, he has performed with and led numerous local and international ensembles. In support of his teaching, research and service activities,…

UC San Diego Commits $2.5M to the Black Studies Project

October 22, 2020

…studies, history, literature, music, public health, and sociology—all reflecting the strong and rigorous interdisciplinary scholarship that has been so foundational to Black studies. Current movements emphasize the relevance of Black studies “One of the BSP’s three areas of research is social justice movements, and the Black Lives Matter movement is…

An HIV Prevention Pill for Transgender Persons

April 26, 2016

The California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP) of University of California has awarded grants totaling $9.4 million to three teams of investigators to provide and evaluate PrEP – the HIV prevention pill – among transgender persons at risk for HIV acquisition in California.

Using Plague Diaries to Keep a Record of COVID-19

February 18, 2021

…in her History of Public Health class— the term project “Diaries in the time of Plague”—brought this moment into sharp focus. “Studying epidemics of the past is already an interesting topic, but even more so when you’re living through a current pandemic,” Nguyen, an education studies major, said. Her “plague…

My Summer Vacation: Tritons Use Their ‘Time Off’ to Get Ahead, Go Abroad and Gain Experience

June 15, 2017

…Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications My Summer Vacation: Tritons Use Their ‘Time Off’ to Get Ahead, Go Abroad and Gain Experience UC San Diego students study with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, learn improv, and work in the state’s capital over summer break When most people think of summer,…

Global Warming Solutions Dependent on ‘Oneness of Humanity’ Dalai Lama Tells Campus Audience

April 24, 2012

…Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications With a UC San Diego Triton visor protecting him from the hot glare of spotlights, the 14th Dalai Lama deconstructed the barriers between science and spirituality Wednesday on his first official visit to San Diego. UC San Diego was the first stop on a two-day…

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