Researchers identified non-coding regions of the human genome that control the development and function of four brain cell types and mapped genetic risk variants for psychiatric diseases. They found that risk variants for Alzheimer’s disease were enriched in microglia-specific regulatory elements.
A young patient lies in a hospital bed in the intensive care unit (ICU) connected to a mechanical breathing machine that will perform basic functions his body can no longer do. He is a vaper, and his experience is becoming increasingly common in hospitals across the nation.
Building the future of data science. Teaching kids how to code. Transforming abandoned oil rigs into artificial reefs. These are just three of the many ways that UC San Diego has worked to spark discovery and advance society since its establishment in 1960.
From companies worth billions of dollars to startups employing a small number of people, UC San Diego engineering alumni are at the core of the robotics ecosystem here in San Diego County.
Bacteriophages are viruses that specifically destroy bacteria. In the early 20th century, researchers experimented with phages as a potential method for treating bacterial infections. But then antibiotics emerged and phages fell out of favor. With the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections, however,…
James Soto Antony was appointed as dean of the Graduate Division of UC San Diego on Sept. 1. A University of California alumnus, Antony returns to his Southern California roots armed with more than two decades of leadership experience in both the public and private higher education sectors.
If you’ve seen carts that look like they’re driving themselves on the road around Warren and Sixth College this quarter, you have not been imagining things. Two self-driving vehicles have been delivering mail to the two colleges since September.