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  • Olga Dudko Receives Prestigious Simons Investigator Award

    UC San Diego Professor of Physics Olga Dudko has been named a 2022 Simons Investigator, one of the most prestigious awards for a theoretical research scientist. Dudko is a theoretical physicist whose work seeks to establish unifying physical principles in biology.

  • Taking Care of Business: Female Alumni Chart Their Own Paths to Success

    UC San Diego is a place of intersections, including the multidisciplinary nature of research that allows students and faculty to put discrete areas of study together in new and compelling ways, such as engineering and medicine or chemistry and public health.

  • Triton Women Leaders Share Four Secrets to Success

    In recognition of Women’s Herstory Month this March at UC San Diego, we asked four women leaders to share their leadership journey as well as four tips for those who aspire to grow in their career.

  • Shelley Wright Named 2022 SETI Institute Drake Award Recipient

    UC San Diego Associate Professor of Physics Shelley Wright will receive the 2022 Drake Award from the SETI Institute. Wright will be recognized for her decades-long work in the field of searching for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).

  • Unstable Molecule Clicks with Synthetic Strategy

    Capitalizing on the diagonal relationship between phosphorus and carbon, researchers at the University of California San Diego report binding diphosphorus to a single metal ion center through coordination chemistry, something that had historically remained elusive.

  • Meddling with Metals: Escaping the Tyranny of Copper

    Researchers in the University of California San Diego’s Division of Physical Sciences have reported a new protein-design strategy to sidestep the Irving-Williams Series, allowing other metals to bind to proteins ahead of copper.

  • Three UC San Diego Faculty Members Receive 2022 Sloan Research Fellowship

    Three researchers at the University of California San Diego are part of the 2022 class of 118 Sloan Research Fellows, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced Feb. 15, 2022. They are Matthew Lovett-Barron, Frederick R. W. M. Manners and Deian Stefan.

  • Cohort Program Provides a Pathway to Excellence

    Even under the best of circumstances, college can be an overwhelming experience. Large classrooms can make it hard to connect with other students; different cultural or economic backgrounds can feel isolating; and often you don’t know where to turn for help.

  • UC Riverside Joins UC San Diego, UC Irvine in Multidisciplinary Research Institute Calit2

    The California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, or Calit2, is expanding to include a third University of California campus. UC Riverside will join founding members UC San Diego and UC Irvine in the multidisciplinary research institute.