Research by a collaborative group of scientists from UC San Diego School of Medicine, UC San Francisco and Wake Forest School of Medicine has led to identification of an existing drug that is effective against Entamoeba histolytica. This parasite causes amebic dysentery and liver abscesses and results…
The move to data-driven science and decision-making is necessitating the need for a comprehensive benchmarking of ‘big data’ applications as well as price/performance across the board, according to attendees at a recent workshop organized by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University…
Chancellor-Designate Pradeep Khosla received a warm welcome when he visited UC San Diego May 17, one day after the University of California Board of Regents appointed him as the campus's eighth Chancellor.
The University of California, San Diego’s 2nd annual Powwow carrying the theme “Honoring Tradition through Academic Excellence,” has been extended to two days this year, taking place on Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20 at Muir Field.
The University of California Board of Regents today (May 16) approved the terms of UC President Mark G. Yudof’s appointment of Pradeep K. Khosla as the eighth chancellor of the University of California, San Diego.
In his first interview as the Chancellor-Designate, Khosla articulated his passion for students and higher education, his commitment to shared governance at UC San Diego, and his excitement about being our next leader.
UC San Diego biologists have produced a potential malarial vaccine from algae, an achievement that could pave the way for the development of an inexpensive way to protect billions of people from the disease.
A team of University of California, San Diego researchers has made new discoveries about a copper-transporting protein in the membranes of human cells that drug-discovery scientists can co-opt for the development of new anti-cancer drugs.
Each year, more than 10 million girls under the age of 18 marry, usually under force of local tradition and social custom. Almost half of these compulsory marriages occur in South Asia. A new study suggests that more than two decades of effort to eliminate the practice has produced mixed results.
The Rady School of Management celebrated the opening of Wells Fargo Hall Friday, a significant milestone for the school that has experienced extraordinary success and growth since its founding in 2003.