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A Deep Look into the Biology and Evolution of COVID-19

April 9, 2020

…has caused a global pandemic, such a society-altering threat? Probing the biological basis of the novel virus and evolutionary spread of the COVID-19 disease it causes, a panel of UC San Diego biologists gathered for a special roundtable analysis hosted by UCTV. The program is available here: A Deep Look…

Building Robust Collaborations to ‘ATTACK’ Future Pandemics

January 18, 2022

Six University of California campuses, in coordination with two national labs and more than one dozen industry partners, have formed the University of California-National Labs Antiviral Treatments Targeting All Coronaviruses and Key RNA viruses Consortium to prepare for and prevent future pandemics.

Coronavirus Jumped to Humans at Least Twice at Market in Wuhan, China

July 26, 2022

In a pair of related studies, UC San Diego researchers show that the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic was at a Chinese market and resulted from at least two instances of the SARS-CoV-2 virus jumping from live animal hosts to humans working or shopping there.

COVID-19 Experts Directory

April 7, 2020

Experts at UC San Diego are available to discuss the novel coronavirus, the COVID-19 illness and the societal impacts of the pandemic.

CDC Awards $17.5M to Team Led by UC San Diego to Strengthen Response to Disease Outbreaks

September 19, 2023

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $17.5 million to a coalition led by researchers at UC San Diego to develop innovative tools and networks to respond rapidly to emerging disease outbreaks.

Take the Leap

June 7, 2022

…prepare her for the pandemic when she returned home in 2020. Q. You believe in taking risks to achieve great things, even if it means facing failure along the way. Have there been moments of disappointment on your journey to becoming an astronaut? A. I absolutely believe that it is…

Q&A: What is the Role of the Emergency Operations Center?

September 24, 2020

…City Offices of Disaster Preparedness and the news media. Q. What constitutes a campus emergency? A. A campus emergency is an incident that takes place either on campus or nearby campus that has an effect on our population. There are three levels of activation: Level 1: The emergency cannot be…

UC San Diego Named Inaugural Partner in Statewide College Corps Initiative

April 21, 2022

…Undergraduate fellows to support post-pandemic challenges in local K-12 schools as part of new public service initiative Students at UC San Diego have big hearts. They are eager to make a difference by dedicating time outside of the classroom—from preparing supplies for those experiencing housing insecurity to writing cards for…

One Life, Two Viruses: HIV and SARS-CoV-2

August 20, 2020

…mask on, during the pandemic. One day, she noticed additional signage on her floor asking people to wear masks and wash their hands regularly. She asked her manager if she should be concerned. Everything is okay, replied her manager, who further explained that the signage was following county protocols to…

Take 10 With a Triton: Alumna Dishes on her Delicious Career in Dining

January 19, 2023

Norma Witzel Smith graduated from Marshall College in 2010, and currently works with the dining units and vendors to ensure the university has all of the ingredients needed for a diverse set of menus.

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