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Protein structure reveals how tumor suppressor turns on and off

Aug 10, 2010 New findings by UCSC cancer researchers reveal the molecular mechanisms involved in opening and closing a gate that controls the cycle of cell growth and division....

Nadine Gassner receives 2010 Ellen Weaver Award for mentoring women in science

Mar 29, 2010 Nadine Gassner, associate director of the UC Santa Cruz Chemical Screening Center, has been chosen to receive the 2010 Ellen Weaver Award for mentoring young women in science....

Composite nanomaterials show promise for solar hydrogen generation

Feb 7, 2010 A novel strategy for engineering semiconductor materials can boost the performance of water-splitting solar cells for hydrogen production....

Three UCSC professors elected 2009 AAAS Fellows

Dec 16, 2009 Three professors at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science....

Chemist Jin Zhang elected Fellow of American Physical Society

Nov 18, 2009 Jin Zhang, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society in recognition of his outstanding contributions to physics....

Chemistry professor Phil Crews receives outstanding faculty award

Nov 8, 2009 Phillip Crews, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received the 2008-09 Outstanding Faculty Award from the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences....

UCSC arts and science faculty collaborate for exhibition at Sesnon Gallery

Oct 5, 2009 “Full Disclosure”--an exhibition opening on October 7 at UCSC’s Sesnon Gallery—is built upon the idea of “failure” as a path to learning. ...

Five faculty members win 2009 NSF CAREER awards

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

Academic program for community college students wins extended NIH funding

Sep 28, 2009 A UCSC program that provides an academic bridge for community college students has received a $1.1 million grant from the NIH....

Novel light-sensitive compounds show promise for cancer therapy

Jun 16, 2009 Novel compounds show promise for photodynamic cancer therapy, which uses light-activated drugs to kill tumor cells....

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