News

May 21, 2018
Owen Arden, assistant professor of computer science in the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz, has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
May 17, 2018
Biomolecular engineer Todd Lowe has received a $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support his lab's international leadership in transfer RNA research.
May 15, 2018
Merit-based DYF fellowships help increase intellectual diversity among UCSC's graduate student population
May 7, 2018
It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the death of Joel Kubby, professor of electrical engineering and former chair of the department.
April 23, 2018
This year's Distinguished Graduate Student Alumni honorees are making their mark on the world. During Alumni Weekend, they will be back on campus to inspire a new generation of scholars at a career panel.
April 23, 2018
Project Aims To Sequence DNA From All Complex Life On Earth
April 19, 2018
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is funding 85 projects, including three at UC Santa Cruz, to support efforts to develop a comprehensive reference atlas of all cells in the human body.
April 19, 2018

Participants Invited to Learn How Unlocking Life’s Genetic Code Will Impact Lives

April 18, 2018
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.
April 17, 2018
The Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz will host a regional symposium on Control Theory and Automation on Friday, April 27.
April 12, 2018
Computer engineer J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves has been appointed to serve as the UC Santa Cruz director for CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society) and the Banatao Institute.
April 10, 2018
Aviv Elor, a junior studying robotics engineering in the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz, has been named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar.
April 5, 2018
In the largest study of its kind, cancer researchers analyzed and classified more than 10,000 tumors from 33 cancer types to trace connections between different cancers.
March 20, 2018
The U.S. News and World Report's 2019 Best Graduate Schools guide evaluates graduate schools in business, education, engineering, law, medicine, nursing, social work, criminology, public affairs, and the sciences.
March 19, 2018

New era exposes obscured gaps in our genetic maps critical to human health

SANTA CRUZ, CA – March 19, 2018  – It’s been nearly two decades since a UC Santa Cruz research team announced that they had assembled and posted the first human genome sequence on the internet. Despite the passage of time, enormous gaps remain in our genomic reference map. These gaps span each human centromere.  

March 13, 2018
By Scott Brandt, Vice Chancellor, Office of Research — The role of UC Santa Cruz in Silicon Valley—an extension of our mission of education, research, and service—is focused on four key areas.
March 13, 2018
The local awards show will be held at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz on Friday, March 23.
March 13, 2018
As in past years, UC Santa Cruz is featured on Princeton Review's 2018 lists for top undergraduate and graduate programs in game design.
March 9, 2018
RSV causes serious respiratory disease in infants and older adults, but past efforts to develop a vaccine have met with frustration and disappointment.
February 13, 2018
Ivo Jimenez was recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy's Exascale Computing Project in its inaugural class of Better Scientific Software (BSSw) Fellows.
February 12, 2018
For the second year in a row, a team of computer science students has won sponsorship from Amazon to develop a "socialbot" that can converse with humans.
February 9, 2018
Biomolecular engineer David Haussler and computer scientist Martín Abadi have been recognized for their pioneering achievements.
February 5, 2018
Technical advances in vaccine production should shorten the time to clinical trials, breaking the logjam of promising new candidate vaccines waiting to be tested.
January 30, 2018
In its fifth year, CruzHacks drew hundreds of collegiate coders from across the country.
January 29, 2018
Nanopore sequencing technology, based on concepts pioneered at UC Santa Cruz, has revealed parts of the genome scientists had been unable to sequence before.