In its first-ever assessment of biomedical institutions around the world, based upon published research in a targeted set of high-quality scientific journals, the 2019 Nature Index ranked University of California San Diego ninth among the top 200 institutions in biomedical sciences worldwide.
The San Diego Workforce Partnership and the University of California San Diego Extension (UCSDx) today announced a new, first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at removing financial barriers to higher education for students and working learners in San Diego.
A multidisciplinary team has found the underlying mechanisms controlling the size of cells. The researchers found that “the adder,” a function that guides cells to grow by a fixed added size from birth to division, is controlled by specific proteins that accumulate to a specific threshold.
The UC San Diego Institute for Practical Ethics hosted its inaugural conference on the ethics and social implications of gene drives, bringing together leading scientists and ethicists working toward a better understanding of what happens when—not if—genetic engineering becomes more and more commonplace.
Dr. Amanda Gosman, an expert in complex facial reconstructions for children and adults, was recently named the new chief of the division of plastic surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
Michaela Juels kept her emotions bottled inside. The UC San Diego senior recalls the pain of witnessing her mother suffering from mental illness, her lack of treatment options and the stigma her family experienced.
As a first-generation college student, UC San Diego sophomore Ikran Ibrahim knows just how difficult the transition to college freshman can be.