A team of researchers led by a bioinformatician at the University of California San Diego has developed a method to help determine whether certain hard-to-study mutations in the human genome, called short tandem repeats or microsatellites, are likely to be involved in harmful conditions. The team, which…
The U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges guidebook ranks the University of California San Diego the nation’s 9th best public university, up one spot, compared to last year. For more than a decade, the publication has included UC San Diego in its list of the nation’s top 10 public universities.
If not included, the first paragraph from release will be used): Squid ink could make getting checked for gum disease at the dentist less tedious and even painless. By combining squid ink with light and ultrasound, a team led by engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed a new…
The Fall 2017 exhibition in the Qualcomm Institute’s gallery@calit2 at UC San Diego, Speculative Dolphin Theatre, opens Oct. 5 and runs through Dec. 8. A public reception follows a panel with artist Lisa Korpos and cognitive scientist Christine Johnson.
Laurel Riek, associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California San Diego, will lead a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) project on new methods for coordinating teams of robots and people in complex, uncertain environments.
On Aug. 29, UC San Diego archaeologist Tom Levy leads an expedition for the first-ever desert land-and-sea integrated cyber-archaeology project to be carried out in Israel, and the expedition will be flying The Explorers Club flag (as Levy did in 2011 with an expedition to southern Jordan).
UC San Diego has received a $100K gift from Cognex Corporation that will fund research at the intersection of deep learning and 3-D image reconstruction. Applying deep learning principles to 3-D image reconstruction could lead to advances in robotics, medical imaging, autonomous vehicle navigation,…
Samer Sabri is an incoming first-year M.S. student in Computer Science at the University of California San Diego. He is part of a two-person writing team that developed "Machine Learning for Humans," an easy-to-read online primer about machine learning that went live on the website Medium on August 19.
The public's help is being enlisted in the Microbiome Immunity Project, what's thought to be the biggest study to date of the human microbiome — the communities of bacteria and other microbes that live in and on the human body, where they influence our health.
Curt Schurgers, director of the QI Prototyping Lab, is celebrating two big accomplishments: An appointment to the faculty of the UC San Diego Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award.