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UC San Diego Team Aims to Broaden Researcher Access to Protein Simulation

Using just an upgraded desktop computer equipped with a relatively inexpensive graphics processing card, a team of computer scientists and biochemists at the University of California, San Diego, has developed advanced GPU accelerated software and demonstrated for the first time that this approach can sample biological events that occur on the millisecond timescale.

August 06, 2012Health, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering, SDSC

White Blood Cells Mediate Insulin Resistance

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say neutrophils, an abundant type of white blood cell typically tasked with attacking bacteria and other foreign invaders, also plays an unexpected role in mediating insulin resistance – the central characteristic of type 2 diabetes, which afflicts an estimated 26 million Americans.

August 06, 2012General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

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