Scientists have unraveled key mechanisms behind the mysteries of aging. They isolated two paths that cells travel during aging and engineered a new way to genetically program these aging routes. The researchers also identified a master circuit that guides the aging processes.
For the fall 2020 quarter, the University of California San Diego has offered admission to more California residents and underrepresented students, including students from low-income households and those who will be the first in their family to attend a four-year college, compared to previous years.
Ron Graham, a professor of computer science and mathematics at the University of California San Diego, perhaps best known for the discovery of Graham’s number, passed away July 6, 2020 at his home in La Jolla, from complications due to bronchiectasis, a chronic lung condition. He was 84.
UC San Diego launched the Dissemination and Implementation Science Center earlier this year to provide researchers and practitioners with the training, technical assistance, mentoring and resources they need to conduct research that is meaningful in real-world settings.
Motivated by the prospect of creating protective, social-distancing “bubbles” around members of the public, researchers in the UC San Diego Wireless Communications Sensing and Networking Laboratory are developing BluBLE, a new app for contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
There is an energy in the air among scholar-athletes in anticipation of the chance to compete against a new roster of high-level athletes at peer universities. On July 1, UC San Diego entered into a new arena by joining the Big West Conference in the NCAA Division 1.
Visual artist and designer Annika Nelson has been chosen by Housing, Dining and Hospitality to lead the new 11,000-square-foot UC San Diego Craft Center, marking a key milestone in the long-awaited return of a beloved creative community hub.
Emily Beihold, a 2020 UC San Diego graduate and Triton scholar-athlete, is a multi-talented individual not only in the world of fencing, but she carries extreme, creative passions in the field of music as well.