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Making an Impact: 5 Summer Internships that Ignited Students’ Passions

October 10, 2023

They flew through Category 2 hurricanes, helped develop antibody therapeutics for cancer patients, gained firsthand experience in the pharmaceutical industry and more. These five students are back on campus after gaining real-world exposure to their chosen career paths this summer.

A Look Back at 2022

December 15, 2022

As we look forward to the upcoming new year, UC San Diego Today invites readers to take a look back at some milestones from 2022.

Technology-Enhanced Learning: From Campus to the World

June 21, 2013

The academic landscape is changing rapidly, due in no small part to recent advances in technologies to enable, enhance and deliver teaching and learning to a worldwide audience.

Computer Scientists Honored for Pioneering Car Cybersecurity Work

September 24, 2021

Washington investigated whether these computing systems could be hacked and how that would affect a driver’s ability to control their car. Now the team has received the Golden Goose Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Looking Beyond DNA to See Cancer with New Clarity

September 30, 2021

In three Science papers, UC San Diego and UC San Francisco researchers mapped out how hundreds of gene mutations involved in cancer affect the discrete groups of proteins that are the ultimate actors behind the disease. The work points the way to identifying new precision treatments.

10 Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel Recommendations Embraced by NCI

September 7, 2016

When 28 distinguished individuals convened earlier this year to help shape the scientific mission at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of Vice President Joe Biden’s National Cancer Moonshot Initiative, they were given five months to draft guidelines to accelerate cancer research, prevention and care. On Wednesday, the National Cancer Advisory…

Reverse Metabolomics: New Method Finds Biomarker for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

December 5, 2023

UC San Diego scientists’ debut “reverse metabolomics,” a groundbreaking approach to advancing microbiome research. They use the technique to discover hundreds of new human molecules, and a new biomarker and therapeutic target for inflammatory bowel disease

UC San Diego Faculty Inducted Into Prestigious Biomedical Institution

April 3, 2023

Three faculty members at the University of California San Diego were inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Professors Victor Nizet, Karsten Zengler and Sameer Shah are among the 140 new AIMBE Fellows in the class of 2023. In ad

Student Life Reignites with Treasured Campus Traditions, New Degrees and Division I Competition

September 30, 2021

…a range of industries—from drug discovery and healthcare management to manufacturing—where their unique skillsets enable them to create mathematical models of data, identify trends and patterns using suitable algorithms and present results effectively. Building a custom toolkit for academic success Students looking to start strong in their courses can participate…

Top Stories of 2020

December 18, 2020

…researchers design new coronavirus drugs and vaccines. In October, UC San Diego became a testing site for a third clinical trial to test a coronavirus vaccine. The university has been a testing site for three of the big four clinical trials: Moderna, AstraZeneca and Janssen/Johnson & Johnson. Wi-Fi from a…

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