University of California San Diego bioengineers have created what they believe to be the first online search engine for functional genomics data. This new search engine, called GeNemo, is free for public use at: http://www.genemo.org.
After World War II came to an end in 1945, the mass killing and sheer devastation wrought by the Nazis off the battlefield began to emerge in shocking detail. Some 11 million civilians—both Jews and non-Jews, including about 1.5 million children—were killed during the Holocaust.
Walter Kohn, one of the founding faculty members of the Department of Physics at UC San Diego who received the 1998 Nobel Prize in Chemistry while a professor at UC Santa Barbara, died at his home in Santa Barbara of cancer on April 19. He was 93.
Coming out has always been a deeply personal decision for those ready to share their sexual orientation. UC San Diego undergraduate Joelle Victoriano has been more open about her identity as a bisexual woman over the past year, something she had previously only discussed among peers her own age.
For Transgender Day of Visibility, UC San Diego alumna Hillary Whittington returned to campus as a proud mother of two, PTA volunteer, public speaker—and parent of a transgender child. She and her husband, Jeff, were on campus to discuss Hillary’s new book, “Raising Ryland: Our Story of Parenting…
When Sarah was 3 years old, she turned to her mother and asked when she was going to get the same body parts as her brother.
Tom K. Wong almost didn’t graduate from high school. Wong was 16 when his parents first told him that he was an undocumented immigrant, and the news shattered him.
Urologists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Genesis Healthcare Partners have tested a new model of care for patients with low-risk prostate cancer. The evidence-based approach uses best practices to appropriately select and follow patients to avoid disease overtreatment. Results…
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, marks the grand opening for Audrey’s, the new and long-awaited café in Geisel Library, the University of California San Diego’s flagship building. Daisies—as well as coffee, tea and other treats— will be plentiful at the new café, named for Audrey Geisel, the Library’s…
A new study found that vulnerability of deep-sea biodiversity to climate change’s triple threat – rising water temperatures, and decreased oxygen, and pH levels – is not uniform across the world’s oceans.