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  • Spotlight on Faculty Research: Stem Cell

    Dr. Chien and his colleagues have developed an array system (with thousands of combinations) that allows the rapid determination of the optimum physical and chemical conditions that direct the differentiation of stem cells into specific cell types. The ability to control stem cell differentiation to…

  • Spotlight on Founders’ Celebration Speakers

    Peter Cowhey is Dean of IR/PS and he currently holds the Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Communications and Technology Policy. He will speak at the Founders' Symposium between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Medical Education and Telemedicine Learning Building. His lecture will focus on the proposal to…

  • Spotlight on Faculty Research: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    Edwin Hutchins is a professor in the Department of Cognitive Science. He has spent his career trying to understand human cognition in social, cultural and material context, although his primary research sites, since 1989, have been in the world of commercial aviation.

  • Spotlight on Faculty Research: Center for Human Development

    Farrell Ackerman is a professor in the Department of Linguistics. Recently, he has been working on the description and theoretical analysis of an underdocumented Kordofanian language, Moro, spoken in Sudan.

  • Spotlight on Faculty Research: Sustainability

    Richard Carson is a professor of economics. He specializes in environmental and natural resource economics. He has worked on issues related to air pollution, energy, growth management, natural disasters, non-market valuation and water. He also works in the areas of econometrics and consumer marketing.

  • Spotlight on Sloan Research Fellows

    Jennifer Cha is a professor in the Department of NanoEngineering. Her laboratory is focused on using biological and chemical approaches to assemble nanoscale materials. Due to their unique electronic, optical, and mechanical properties, nanoscale materials have been heavily explored for applications…

  • Spotlight on Innovators

    David Cheresh is a Professor and Vice-Chair of Pathology, Associate Director for Translational Research at the UCSD Moores Cancer Center and Associate Director of the Institute of Engineering in Medicine. He is a prolific researcher and scientist in the fields of cancer, vascular biology and angiogenesis.…