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Tata Institute for Genetics and Society Advances with Building Naming, Inaugural Chair Holders

September 13, 2017

Tata Institute for Genetics and Society Advances with Building Naming, Inaugural Chair Holders Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla welcomes audience members to the Sept. 12 dedication of Tata Hall for the Sciences, a new building for the Divisions of Biological and Physical Sciences. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications UC…

Scripps Lecture: Harvard Scientist Digs for Genetic Connections to Behavior

April 9, 2015

…shed light on the genetics of human behavior will be the subject of the 10th Richard H. and Glenda G. Rosenblatt Lectureship in Evolutionary Biology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. The event featuring Harvard University’s Hopi Hoekstra is scheduled for 3 p.m. on April 22, 2015, at…

Active Genetics Goes Global

October 27, 2016

…San Diego Publications Active Genetics Goes Global Tata Trusts & University of California San Diego partner to establish Tata Institute for Active Genetics and Society (TIAGS) UC San Diego has received a $70 million commitment from the India-based philanthropic Tata Trusts, which includes the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, the Sir…

Active Genetics Technology Opens New Horizons

February 6, 2018

…technology known as “active genetics,” which results in parents transmitting a genetic trait to most of their offspring (instead of 50 percent receiving the trait under standard inheritance). Immediate targets of active genetics included gene-drive systems for immunizing mosquitoes against vector borne diseases such as malaria. Bier and Gantz also…

$6.4 Million Grant Funds Glaucoma Study in African-Americans

October 11, 2013

…Health, to elucidate the genetics of glaucoma in persons of African descent. Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in African-Americans. It is four to five times more likely to occur in persons of African descent, and up to 15 times more likely to cause meaningful visual impairment in this…

UC San Diego Launches Institute to Address Ethics of Today’s Innovation

November 16, 2017

…social implications of active genetics in the newly established Tata Institute for Genetics and Society. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications In its inaugural year, the institute will lead engagement in the ethics and social impact of cutting-edge science, leveraging UC San Diego’s strengths in the humanities, natural sciences…

UC San Diego Alum Wins Nobel Prize

October 10, 2011

…of the Department of Genetics at The Scripps Research Institute. He is in the process of leaving La Jolla, however, to take a new position as a professor and director of the Center for the Genetics of Host Defense at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Bruce Beutler One of four…

52 UC San Diego Researchers Are Named Highly Cited in 2020 Listing

November 23, 2020

…by molecular biology and genetics (6) and social sciences (4). UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla said, “Our faculty and researchers continue to influence their fields with top-quality, innovative work. Their inclusion on this list of highly cited researchers is one measure of their impact in groundbreaking research taking…

51 UC San Diego Researchers among Most Highly Cited in World in 2021 Clarivate Listing

November 18, 2021

…by molecular biology and genetics (6), and (with 4 each): biology and biochemistry, clinical medicine, and microbiology. “UC San Diego’s 9th place ranking, out of 1,300 research institutions globally, shines a bright and well-deserved light on the groundbreaking, multi-disciplinary research taking place across our university,” said UC San Diego Chancellor…

Largest Study of its Kind Finds Rare Genetic Variations Linked to Schizophrenia

November 22, 2016

…November 21 in Nature Genetics, reveals several regions of the genome where mutations increase schizophrenia risk between four- and 60-fold. These mutations, known as copy number variants, are deletions or duplications of the DNA sequence. A copy number variant may affect dozens of genes, or it can disrupt or duplicate…

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