U.S. News and World Report has named the University of California San Diego the 15th best university in the world, up four spots compared to last year, in the third annual global rankings, released today. The campus was ranked as the 4th best public university in the U.S. on the list of the world’s…
When John Kelly, IBM’s senior vice president for research, and four other IBM leaders visited UC San Diego in mid-October, they were keenly interested in the broad, diverse areas of research well under way on campus.
Viruses hijack the molecular machinery in human cells to survive and replicate, often damaging those host cells in the process. Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine discovered that, for cytomegalovirus (CMV), this process relies on a human protein called CPEB1. The…
Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine Pradipta Ghosh, second guest in the series, will address “The Herculean Task of Killing Cancer Cells: Spare the Heads of Hydra; Strike the Heart,” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, in the Roth Auditorium at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine.
Biocom has announced the winners of its inaugural Life Science Catalyst Awards, presented in conjunction with the San Diego Venture Group, and UC San Diego-related innovators are prominent among the awardees.
The University of California San Diego has been ranked the seventh best public university across the globe by Times Higher Education World University Rankings. In its 2016–17 report, the London-based publication ranked UC San Diego 22nd in the United States and 41st internationally.
“Inside Innovation,” a new series of free, public presentations, will feature the latest innovation technologies by UC San Diego, with opportunities for participants to get an inside look at what’s happening in our labs, explore commercialization opportunities, and inquire about licensing.
J. Andrew McCammon, a distinguished professor of chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology at the University of California San Diego, has won this year’s most prestigious university-based prize in theoretical chemistry.
Roger Tsien, PhD, co-winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry and professor of pharmacology, chemistry and biochemistry at University of California San Diego School of Medicine for 27 years, died August 24 in Eugene, Ore. He was 64.