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UC San Diego Biologist Wins Prestigious Packard Foundation Fellowship

October 15, 2015

A biologist at UC San Diego is one of 18 scientists nationwide who this year will receive the prestigious Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, given to promising early-career scientists from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

UC San Diego Mechanical Engineer Awarded Packard Fellowship for Next-generation Imaging Technology

October 16, 2023

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has named Lisa Poulikakos, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at UC San Diego, as a 2023 Packard Fellow for Science and Engineering. Poulikakos develops novel nanomaterials to address key challenges in imaging science.

UC San Diego Biologist Awarded Prestigious Packard Fellowship

October 14, 2016

A molecular biology professor at the University of California San Diego who developed an innovative way to understand the development and evolution of microbial communities using cheese is one of 18 early-career scientists and engineers nationwide who have won prestigious 2016 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering.

Matthew Lovett-Barron Named 2021 Packard Fellow

October 14, 2021

UC San Diego Assistant Professor Matthew Lovett-Barron, who researches the neural mechanisms of internal brain states and collective decision making in schooling fish, has been selected for the 2021 Packard Fellowship Program and the Searle Scholars Program.

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.

In Waters Almost Completely Devoid of Oxygen, Thriving Fish Populations

December 6, 2018

Scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) have discovered that two species of fish are capable of living in ocean waters almost completely devoid of oxygen.

Supply Chain Guru Jimmy Anklesaria Funds Rady School’s First Endowed Presidential Chair

February 24, 2017

A faculty chair in innovation and entrepreneurship at UC San Diego was created through the University of California’s Presidential Match for Endowed Chairs to recruit and retain top-flight faculty

Neurobiologists Reveal How Value Decisions are Coded into Our Brains

November 23, 2021

A new study is showing how value choices are recorded in our brains. Researchers found that persistency allows value signals to be most effectively represented, or “coded,” across different areas of the brain, especially in a critical area within the cerebrum known as the retrosplenial cortex.

Innovative Researchers earn NIH New Innovator Awards

October 3, 2023

Two early career researchers at UC San Diego have been named recipients of the 2023 National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award.

Tethering of Shattered Chromosomal Fragments Paves Way for New Cancer Therapies

June 15, 2023

UC San Diego scientists discover shattered chromosomal fragments are tethered together during cell division before being rearranged; destroying the tether may help prevent cancerous mutations

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