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October 28, 2019
The Next Generation Scholars in Applied Mathematics program will provide students interested in completing a MS degree in Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics with several important resources. This includes financial support (up to $20,000 in scholarships), personalized academic mentoring and counseling, peer support, and career advising. Applications close on November 25th, 2019. Please see https://sam.soe.ucsc.edu for more information.
October 24, 2019
Solving functional differential equations could have an enormous impact, particularly with respect to materials science, condensed-matter physics, and toward improving the accuracy of large-scale simulations such as weather forecasts.
October 18, 2019
A new approach for studying neural circuits offers advantages over both microelectrodes and fluorescence-based optical techniques that require genetic modifications.
October 11, 2019
The team of 16 UCSC undergraduates is working to solve a real-world problem while building the skills they will need to be successful researchers.
October 10, 2019
By dilating blood vessels, Viagra enhances the mobilization of blood-forming stem cells from the bone marrow so they can be collected from the blood for transplants.
October 8, 2019
An anonymous gift of $8.5 million to UCSC establishes the Healthier World Fund for the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute.
October 8, 2019
I am delighted to announce that an anonymous donor has gifted our Genomics Institute $8.5 million. The pledge will enable our researchers to expand their pioneering work, to continue unraveling evolutionary riddles, and to take aim at the genetic diseases and disorders that affect humankind.
October 8, 2019
Harvey Mudd College’s Colleen Lewis worked with computer science and engineering faculty and graduate student teaching assistants to promote equitable teaching practices.
September 24, 2019
The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute will play a leading role in the ambitious new Human Pangenome Reference Sequence Project.
September 23, 2019
Fourteen UC Santa Cruz graduate students have received scholarships worth a total of $158,000 from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation.
September 23, 2019
UC Santa Cruz celebrates the centenary of Jack Baskin, a pivotal donor whose generosity has shaped the university and benefited causes throughout the Monterey Bay area
September 23, 2019
Fourteen UC Santa Cruz graduate students have received scholarships worth a total of $158,000 from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation.
September 19, 2019
Applied mathematician Pascale Garaud and physicist David Williams were honored by APS for their exceptional contributions to physics.
September 19, 2019
New program to sponsor student research projects and events on the UCSC campus will hold an information session for students on Tuesday, October 1.
September 19, 2019
Yohei Rosen, a graduate student in the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz and a MD, is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Jack Baskin and Peggy Downes-Baskin Fellowship.
September 18, 2019
CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Santa Cruz is pleased to announce the award recipients of their inaugural Campus Seed Funding Program.
September 16, 2019
The September 28 conference in Santa Clara focuses on assistive technology for the blind and visually impaired community.
September 3, 2019
The move to 2300 Delaware Ave. coincides with the formal establishment of the Genomics Institute as an Organized Research Unit at UC Santa Cruz.
August 22, 2019
Students from California State University Monterey Bay and the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras converge on UC Santa Cruz during the summer for a research training program at the Genomics Institute.
August 21, 2019
Graduate students Bethany Johnson and Nicholas Grunloh have been selected for the 2019 NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service-Sea Grant Fellowship.
August 20, 2019
Yu Zhang, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded a 2019 Hellman Fellowship to fund his research on power systems.
August 16, 2019
A new chip-based platform developed by UCSC researchers integrates nanopores and optofluidic technology for high-throughput analysis of biomolecules.
August 13, 2019
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study to two UC Santa Cruz graduate students, Apple Cortez Vollmers and Donna Poscablo.
August 8, 2019
UC Santa Cruz researchers were awarded 26 new patents in the last fiscal year, a record number for the campus.
August 7, 2019
Research may improve quality of life, diagnosis and treatment for diabetes patients.