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UC Santa Cruz plans Center of Excellence in Data Science Research

May 21, 2015 The Data, Discovery, and Decisions (D3) center aims to foster collaboration between industry and academia.

Community effort provides new 'gold standard' for genomic data analysis

May 18, 2015 UC Santa Cruz researchers contributed to a comprehensive assessment of methods for identifying mutations in cancer genomes.

Gifts from alum Sage Weil provide $3 million for open source research at UC Santa Cruz

May 18, 2015 Alumnus Sage Weil has established an endowed chair and provided an additional $2 million for research in open source software.

Persistence yields progress in AIDS vaccine research at UC Santa Cruz

May 13, 2015 Veteran vaccine researcher Phil Berman has developed a new approach based on an old vaccine and recent advances in HIV immunology

'CAVE Lab' offers immersive virtual reality tools for research and teaching

May 6, 2015 A new multi-disciplinary facility featuring interactive 3-D visualization technology is available to researchers across campus.

Graduate students present research projects at annual symposium

Apr 27, 2015 The 11th Annual Graduate Research Symposium on April 24 featured graduate student researchers from across the divisions.

UC Santa Cruz ranked among top graduate schools for game design

Mar 24, 2015 Princeton Review's 2015 list of the top 25 graduate schools to study game design features UC Santa Cruz at number 8.

UC Santa Cruz to host UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium

Mar 19, 2015 The Bioengineering Symposium will bring together faculty, researchers, and students from all ten UC campuses.

Nanopipette technique earns prize in NIH 'Follow that Cell' challenge

Mar 17, 2015 A proposal by UC Santa Cruz biomolecular engineer Nader Pourmand was one of five prize winners in an NIH challenge competition

Genomics Institute director David Haussler awarded prestigious Dan David Prize

Feb 10, 2015 Haussler will share a $1 million prize with two other leaders in bioinformatics.

Institute of Arts and Sciences to host first LASER talk of the year

Feb 5, 2015 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first “LASER” talk of 2015 on Tuesday, February 10, at the Digital Arts Research Center.

Game designer Brenda Romero honored with Game Developers Choice Award

Jan 28, 2015 Romero, director of the UC Santa Cruz Games and Playable Media master's program, will receive the GDCA Ambassador Award

Campus, city take home prestigious governor's award

Jan 22, 2015 In 2011, the City and UCSC created the GreenWharf program to foster the development and incorporation of innovative technology into the structure and operations at the Santa Cruz Wharf.

UC Santa Cruz to lead effort to build a new map of human genetic variation

Jan 13, 2015 The Simons Foundation awarded UCSC up to $1 million to develop a comprehensive Human Genome Variation Map for scientific and medical research

UC Santa Cruz hosts an expanded Santa Cruz hackathon January 9 to 11

Dec 15, 2014 HACK UCSC 2015 is open to students throughout the Monterey Bay region

Scientists reconstruct genome of common ancestor of crocodiles, birds, dinosaurs

Dec 11, 2014 A new study of crocodilian genomes led by scientists at UC Santa Cruz reveals an exceptionally slow rate of genome evolution.

Student robotics competition on Dec. 12 features "Game of Thrones" theme

Dec 8, 2014 Small autonomous robots built by UC Santa Cruz engineering students will face off in "Game of Drones" competition.

UC Santa Cruz undergrads earn bronze medal in bioengineering competition

Dec 2, 2014 A team of UC Santa Cruz undergraduates worked to engineer a microbe to produce biofuel from processed plant material.

Computer scientist Ethan Miller elected IEEE Fellow

Nov 25, 2014 Ethan Miller, professor of computer science, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

UC Santa Cruz student researchers recognized at national conference

Nov 7, 2014 Five undergraduates doing research at UCSC were recognized for outstanding research presentations at the 2014 SACNAS conference.

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