In May 2021, the Centers for Disease Control officially recognized that SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—is airborne. Now UC San Diego Professor and Endowed Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry Rommie Amaro has modeled the delta virus inside an aerosol for the first time.
Three UC San Diego faculty--Terry Hwa, Benjamin Grinstein and Suckjoon Jun--have been recognized by national physics associations for their achievements.
UC San Diego has announced a joint appointment with Los Alamos National Laboratory with the appointment of Senior Scientist Rodman Linn to a three-year position with the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI). This is the first joint appointment program between Los Alamos and a UC campus.
In fiscal year 2021 (July 1-June 30), UC San Diego earned $1.54 billion in sponsored research funding, a 6% increase over the previous year. This is the largest number ever for the university and marks the 12th consecutive year the campus has earned more than $1 billion in funding to support its ext
UC San Diego’s Kendall-Frost Marsh has received an $85,000 grant from Honda to create an integrated research and public engagement program centered on bringing Native American perspectives and cutting-edge science into the management and access decisions needed to ensure the marsh’s survival.
Research experience is often a critical component when applying to graduate programs. Yet many undergraduate students—especially those from underrepresented communities or who are the first in their families to attend college—lack the necessary mentorship, tools and financial resources to navigate…
In order to build and sustain a more robust innovation ecosystem, University of California San Diego is the first University of California campus to establish a chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Being a part of a changemaker, rule-breaker campus like UC San Diego means students, faculty and staff skillfully find solutions to complex problems, create innovative ideas that can improve lives and build novel business concepts that can disrupt the conventional way of doing things.
What happens when different strains of bacteria are present in the same system? Do they co-exist? Do the strongest survive? In a microbial game of rock-paper-scissors, researchers at the University of California San Diego’s BioCircuits Institute uncovered a surprising answer.
52 faculty members and researchers at UC San Diego are among the world’s most influential in their fields, according to the Web of Science Group.