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Students celebrate and remember during 2010 commencement exercises

Jun 14, 2010 Friday's commencement ceremonies at East Field were a blend of jubilation, reflection, and relief as hundreds of scholars posed for photographs and capped off their studies at UC Santa Cruz. ...

Neanderthal genome yields insights into human evolution and evidence of interbreeding

May 6, 2010 After extracting ancient DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of Neanderthals, scientists have obtained a draft sequence of the Neanderthal genome. ...

Grad program offers opportunities in biomolecular engineering and bioinformatics

Jan 14, 2010 The biomolecular engineering and bioinformatics program offers expanded opportunities for graduate research....

Scientists propose a "genome zoo" of 10,000 vertebrate species

Nov 3, 2009 In the most comprehensive study of animal evolution ever attempted, an international consortium of scientists plans to assemble a collection of DNA sequences for 10,000 vertebrate species....

Nanopore project wins $1.1 million NIH grant

Oct 14, 2009 NHGRI has awarded a $1.1 million grant to support work at UCSC on nanopore technology for analyzing DNA....

Five faculty members win 2009 NSF CAREER awards

Oct 1, 2009 Five UCSC faculty members have won NSF CAREER awards in 2009....

UCSC bioinformatics experts are partners in national cancer genetics project

Oct 1, 2009 UCSC researchers will establish a Cancer Genome Data Analysis Center as part of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), a $275 million collaborative project led by NIH....

Haussler and Kent honored by American Society of Human Genetics

Sep 25, 2009 The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has honored two UCSC researchers with the 2009 Curt Stern Award....

AIDS vaccine expert encouraged by promising results from clinical trial

Sep 25, 2009 Phillip Berman said he is encouraged by promising results from a large clinical trial of an AIDS vaccine regimen....

$3.5 million NIH grant supports AIDS vaccine research

Sep 9, 2009 The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has awarded a $3.5 million grant for AIDS vaccine research at UCSC....

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