University of California, San Diego

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Location: San Diego
9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093
Health - Apr 8
Variable number tandem repeats modulate genes associated with Alzheimer's disease, obesity, cancer and other conditions. An international team of researchers led by computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have identified 163 variable number tandem repeats (VNTRs) that actively regulate gene expression.
Life Sciences - Apr 8

STARTneuro designed to support and mentor transfer students from underrepresented backgrounds. For some students, stepping onto the sprawling UC San Diego campus for the first time can be daunting. For transfer students, the challenges can escalate, given their compressed time frame at the university.

Campus - Apr 8

Campus approves new undergraduate degree in Black Diaspora and African American Studies UC San Diego students at the February 2020 BRC Change-A-Thon, hosted by the Black Resource Center in The Basement.

Campus - Apr 7

Safety and vaccine efficacy will shape students' return to an on-campus college experience. After successfully preventing outbreaks of COVID-19 through its nationally recognized Return to Learn program, the University of California San Diego has announced plans to have a campus nearly fully occupied for fall 2021.

Health - Apr 2

By blocking human enzyme cathepsin L, chemical inhibitor K777 reduces coronavirus' ability to infect cell lines; clinical trials are underway. James McKerrow, MD, PhD, dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, has long studied neglected tropical diseases — chronic and disabling parasitic infections that primarily affect poor and underserved communities in developing nations.

Health - Apr 1

A clinical trial of college students, including those at UC San Diego, will try to answer that question, and whether vaccinated persons might still pose an infection risk to others. COVID-19 vaccines were designed to reduce the likelihood that infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus would lead to severe outcomes, such as hospitalization and death.

Health - Apr 1

$1.1 million gift establishes Bedell Family Endowed Medical Scholarship at UC San Diego School of Medicine With a generous gift of $1.1 million, philanthropist Ann Bedell Hunt has established The Bedell Family Endowed Medical Scholarship at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in memory of her father, Omar Jasperin

Life Sciences - Apr 8

For decades, the Scripps Oceanographic Collections have amassed millions of marine organisms and geological samples that continue to yield scientific discoveries The Scripps Oceanographic Collections are the largest university-based oceanographic collections in the world.

Environment - Apr 7

Advances in remote sensing are providing a first glimpse of groundwater recharge in the San Joaquin Valley. Groundwater is a key resource for water users in California's Central Valley, a major agricultural hub with an economic output of tens of billions of dollars annually.

Life Sciences - Apr 5

Map of basal ganglia connectivity uncovers key links with implications for range of disorders. Thousands of our daily activities, from making coffee to taking a walk to saying hello to a neighbor, are made possible through an ancient collection of brain structures tucked away near the center of the cranium.

Health - Apr 2

Identification of neural circuits clarifies motor vs. cognitive symptoms, aiding efforts to improve treatments Parkinson's disease (PD) is well known as a debilitating disease that gradually worsens over time.

Event - Apr 1

W idely known as one half of the iconic comedy duo Cheech and Chong, Cheech Marin is lending his talent, knowledge and humor to help kick off the University of California San Diego 2021 César E. Chávez Celebration on April 8.

Health - Mar 30

Political Science ranks 8th in nation and Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 9th for second consecutive year. U.S. News & World Report has once again named graduate schools and programs at the University of California San Diego among the best in the nation.

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