Jose Perez started his career in mass transit at UC San Diego nearly two decades ago, working as a shuttle driver for Triton Transit while pursuing an undergraduate degree in Urban Studies and Planning.
Using brain organoids, UC San Diego researchers discover mutational commonalities between muscular dystrophy type 1 and Rett syndrome, suggesting the potential of a similar treatment for both.
Researchers are expanding their understanding of unique immune “memory” cells equipped to remember malicious invaders. They developed an atlas that describes tissue-resident memory cells in diverse settings, boosting prospects for new immune defense strategies at vulnerable infection sites.
UC San Diego Health study identifies the main job stressors contributing to physician suicides.
In a pair of studies, UC San Diego School scientists have deepened investigations into the genetic origins of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children, describing multiple gene variants that contribute to disease risk.
UC San Diego researchers describe how the microbiomes of people and the homes they live in interact and change each other.
Researchers at UC San Diego, in collaboration with UC Santa Cruz, have developed a new software tool for tracing and mapping the evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, that is capable of handling the unprecedented amount of genetic data being generated by the quickly evolving pathogen.
A $10 million grant over four years will support further examination of a national study looking at COVID-19 vaccination safety during pregnancy and immune response pre-and post-delivery for both mom and baby.
It’s already been a big year for Algeon Materials, a biotechnology company creating sustainable, biodegradable alternatives to plastic from kelp. It recently completed its journey with the inaugural cohort of the startBlue Accelerator Program, an eight-month incubator for blue-tech startups.
This spring, the collection welcomed a new creative leader: curator, writer and art project manager Jessica Berlanga Taylor. As director of the Stuart Collection, she is responsible for the growth and conservation of the diverse works.