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April 9, 2020
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Global Coronavirus Challenge Calls for U.S-China Cooperation
UC San Diego’s world-renowned scholars in U.S.-China studies explain what’s at stake
The novel coronavirus has put the world in the midst of a once-in-a-century global health pandemic. In modern history, the world's nations have never collectively been so vulnerable to a common threat. And according to UC San Diego experts, no effort—whether to save American lives at home or combat the disease abroad—will be successful without some degree of cooperation between the two global superpowers: the United States and China. Read More »
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Call for Citizen Scientists to Contribute to COVID-19 Studies
UC San Diego researchers are now positioned to collect data about the novel coronavirus that will help them determine who is at greatest risk, who is already immune, and how the virus spreads through a population, says Rob Knight, director of the Center for Microbiome Innovation. 
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Tested and Testing: UC San Diego Health Expands COVID-19 Diagnostics
At UC San Diego Health, teams of doctors, scientists and administrators are working to increase COVID-19 testing capacity so that they can use it as a weapon to help reverse the pandemic, says Dr. Steve Gonias, chief of pathology services.
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Physics Pioneer Margaret Burbidge Dies at 100
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Artificial Intelligence Enables Rapid COVID-19 Lung Imaging Analysis at UC San Diego Health
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A Deep Look into the Biology and Evolution of COVID-19
A panel of UC San Diego biologists gather for a special roundtable hosted by UCTV to explore the biological roots and spread of the global SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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Virtual Research Town Halls Scheduled
Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra Brown will host virtual town halls on April 9 and 15 from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Discussions will focus on the complexities of maintaining research activity during the COVID-19 emergency. Read More »
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UC Launches Grant Program to Spur Urgently Needed COVID-19 Research
To accelerate urgently needed breakthroughs in the COVID-19 pandemic, UC will provide $2 million in seed funding to scientists across the state. Read More »
COVID-19 Information for the UC San Diego Community
Coronavirus Information for the UC San Diego Community
Our leaders are working closely with federal and state officials to ensure your ongoing safety. Stay up to date with the latest developments. Learn More »
Company Founded by Engineering Alumni Advances 1-hour COVID Test »
Qualcomm Institute Lends its Prototyping and 3D Printing Capabilities for Critical Medical Supplies »
The Wall Street Journal  |  April 3
U.S. Foreign-Policy Experts Call for Cooperation With China on Coronavirus »
The New York Times  |  April 6
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KNSD  |  April 4
UC San Diego Helping State Increase Coronavirus Testing »
The New York Times  |  April 6
E. Margaret Burbidge, Astronomer Who Blazed Trails on Earth, Dies at 100 »
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UC San Diego
April 8, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Alistair Gray, a sophomore studying computer science and linguistics, is among 15 of America's sharpest students competing for the $100,000 grand prize in Jeopardy's 2020 College Championship! View »
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