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January 27, 2022
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Dan and Phyllis Epstein

With a $50 Million Gift, USC and UC San Diego Join Forces in Alzheimer’s Research

A transformative donation totaling $50 million from the Epstein Family Foundation will accelerate Alzheimer’s research at USC and UC San Diego in a push to find better treatments and a cure. The funding will be split evenly between the institutions, supporting existing research and sparking new collaborative efforts to discover effective therapies for the disease. Read More »
blood droplets on a card.

How Protective are COVID Antibodies?

Campus volunteers are needed for the largest study to date of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies and the protection they impart against contracting COVID-19. Read More »
Lin Thu Hein.

Let There be Light

UC San Diego electrical engineering alumnus Lin Thu Hein has earned a coveted Echoing Green Fellowship for bringing community-driven change to his native Myanmar. Read More »
Gary Firestein, Olivia Graeve, Michael Kalichman, Y. Shirley Meng, Victor Nizet and Brian Palenik.

Six UC San Diego Experts Elected AAAS Fellows in 2021

Carpet scraps transformed into Big Fluffy, a giant canine by artist Max Roemer.

Secrets of the Craft

New Drug Screening Method Answers Why Alzheimer’s Drugs Fail, Suggests New Targets »
How Well Do Drivers Fare After Smoking Cannabis? »
Pressing Reset on Depression »


At UCSD’s free clinic, Dr. Natalie Rodriguez teaches students and learns from patients »

San Diego Union-Tribune  |  January 25

How many steps to walk away from diabetes? »

U.S. News & World Report  |  January 25

Shake table test at UC San Diego could change building codes for earthquake protection »

KPBS  |  January 24

Sprawling coral reef resembling roses is dicovered off Tahiti »

New York Times  |  January 20


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Return to In-Person Instruction Jan. 31 »

Triton Days Programming for Fall 2022 Admitted Students – Registration Now Open »

Updates from Human Resources »

Spring 2022 Course Modality Change Guidance »



Men’s Basketball vs. Cal Poly »

1/27/22 at 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

Swim & Dive vs. California Baptist »

1/29/22 at noon (

Women’s Basketball at CSU Bakersfield »

1/29/22 at 1 p.m. (ESPN+)
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