Baskin Engineering students take home awards at SC Launchpad 2024 in areas of social impact, climate action, biotech and more

TerraNova Bio team pictured from left to right: Nishal Naicker, Alexie Barbee, team mentor and Executive Director of Santa Cruz Works Doug Erickson, Edward Somera, and Jori Steinle. Students hold the Climate Action and Biotech/Health awards. Photo by SC Works.

The Santa Cruz (SC) Launchpad event on May 29, 2024 was an exciting opportunity for UC Santa Cruz students to compete in a business plan competition for $40,000 in cash prizes. Notably, Baskin Engineering students or alumni were on each of the winning teams.

UC Santa Cruz scientists Carol Greider and Daniel Kim to share innovative research using nanopore sequencing at London Calling 2024

Portrait photos of Carol Greider and Daniel Kim side by side

London Calling, a conference showcasing the latest research in nanopore sequencing technology, celebrates its 10th anniversary in May and will feature UC Santa Cruz professor and Nobel Laureate Carol Greider and Assistant Professor Daniel Kim as plenary presenters.