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New managing director brings business and scientific expertise to the Genomics Institute

Aug 26, 2015 Ravi Jain will oversee the institute's strategic planning, business development, and operations, among other responsibilities.

Seagate gift supports UC Santa Cruz research on genomic data storage

Aug 20, 2015 Donation includes 2.5 petabytes of storage for studying large-scale data storage challenges in genomics and other areas

Engineering opportunity

Aug 4, 2015 Tackling problems with sheer ingenuity, creativity, and teamwork is part of the fun at the weeklong Girls In Engineering program at UC Santa Cruz.

California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine funds UC Santa Cruz pediatric cancer project

Aug 3, 2015 The state initiative is providing $1.2 million for the Genomics Institute's California Kids Cancer Comparison project.

New method reveals hidden population of regulatory molecules in cells

Aug 3, 2015 UC Santa Cruz researchers have revealed a previously undetected population of small RNA molecules involved in cell regulation

Keck Foundation awards UC Santa Cruz $2 million for human genome variation project

Jul 22, 2015 The Human Genome Variation Map being developed by the UCSC Genomics Institute will be a valuable new resource for medical researchers.

Graduate student earns life sciences fellowship

Jul 16, 2015 UC Santa Cruz graduate student Jessica Perez-Cunningham was selected to receive a fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's newly expanded Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study Program.

UC Santa Cruz pediatric cancer project receives $250,000 to fight high-risk neuroblastoma

Jul 8, 2015 Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation has awarded the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute a $250,000 grant for pediatric cancer research.

UC Santa Cruz partners with UC Merced in nanotechnology center

Jun 23, 2015 Nanotechnology researchers at UC Santa Cruz are partners in a new center for nanomaterials research funded by NASA and based at UC Merced.

UCSC and SRI release new game for DARPA crowd-sourced software verification program

Jun 23, 2015 Sophisticated gamers can help improve security of the country's critical software by playing a new game created by UC Santa Cruz researchers.

UC Santa Cruz team introduces new web-based tools for finding videogames

Jun 22, 2015 The proliferation of videogames has created a "discoverability" problem for game enthusiasts and others, but help is now just a click away.

Student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas at annual Silicon Valley event

Jun 3, 2015 The Center for Entrepreneurship held its third annual Business Design Showcase on Saturday, May 30, at the UCSC Silicon Valley Center.

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.

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