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New Cancer Therapy Target Stops Tumor Cells From Sharing Resources

October 17, 2023

Researchers at University of California San Diego have discovered a process in which liver cells share molecules in order to multiply under conditions that would ordinarily suppress cell proliferation. They also found evidence that this process occurs in various types of cancer cells.

Detecting Odors on the Edge: Researchers Decipher How Insects Smell More with Less

May 20, 2024

While humans feature a sophisticated sense of smell, insects have a much more basic olfactory system. Yet they depend upon smell to survive. Scientists have figured out how fruit flies use a simple but efficient system to recognize odors, and the answer lies at the edges of their antennae.

Surfing into a Greener Future

April 23, 2015

…of biology and algae geneticist at UC San Diego who headed the effort to produce the surfboard. “An algae-based surfboard perfectly fits with the community and our connection with the ocean and surfing.” Mayfield, an avid surfer for the past 45 years, joined Cardiff professional surfer Rob Machado and Marty…

2015 Commencement Series Ushers in Next Generation of Innovators and Trailblazers

June 18, 2015

…Venter, a world-renowned biochemist, geneticist and entrepreneur, medical research as we know it is at the dawn of a new era. Class of 2015 Outstanding Grads Share Their Stories Meet this year’s outstanding grads: These impressive graduates not only shine in the classroom, they give back to their communities and…

More than 8,000 Graduates to Participate in UC San Diego’s 2015 Commencement Series

June 4, 2015

…Craig Venter, a biochemist, geneticist and entrepreneur; Frank Bruni, New York Times op-ed columnist; alumnus Dan Santat, author and illustrator; and Christina Figueres, United Nations Executive Secretary. The students will participate in the campus’s 11 commencement events, with the majority of ceremonies taking place June 13-14, preceded by the Skaggs…

UC San Diego Scientists Receive $9.5 Million NIH Grant to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

April 12, 2016

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have received a five-year, $9.5-million award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish an interdisciplinary center to define the systems biology of antibiotic resistance. The program will be led…

UC San Diego Named Nation’s No. 1 Surf-Friendly School by Surfer Magazine

January 16, 2018

Surfer Magazine has ranked the University of California, San Diego as the No. 1 college in the country revered by many surfers for high academic standards, illustrious alumni, and nearness to quality surf. With a nationally-ranked surf team, UC San Diego has consistently been named a top school for surfing,…

There is an Art to Communicating Scientific Research

May 1, 2024

UC San Diego’s Research Communications Program focuses on practical training to help scientific researchers shine as they share their findings on and off camera.

UC San Diego’s Big Ideas for 2016 — and Beyond

January 7, 2016

…historians, stem cell researchers, geneticists, ethicists, social scientists and others can meet and solve emerging problems together.” To this end, Callender is working to develop the Institute for Practical Ethics, where great research creates good science, guides state and national policy and legislation and informs with social impact. 3D-print patient-compatible…

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center Launches Bold Campaign to Personalize Cancer Treatment

September 17, 2012

…Answer to Cancer” team of oncologists, bioinformaticians, pathologists and geneticists pledges to “sequence” or analyze the DNA of large numbers of patients with cancer in order to match each patient to the best available drug for his or her particular tumor.

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