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New on-chip optical sensing technique used to detect multiple flu strains

Oct 5, 2015 Researchers developed a new way to do diagnostic assays for multiple strains of flu virus on a small, dedicated chip.

Picture this: An app for blind photographers

Sep 30, 2015 Grad student Dustin Adams, who works in UC Santa Cruz's Interactive Systems for Individuals with Special Needs lab, designed a tool to recognize and describe photos.

Privacy in the age of big data to be focus of symposium

Sep 29, 2015 For the inaugural event, DataLex will feature data scientists, policymakers, legal scholars, and privacy advocates to collectively consider important issues.

Chip-based technology enables reliable direct detection of Ebola virus

Sep 25, 2015 Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed chip-based technology to detect Ebola and other viral pathogens.

New senate faculty members build campus strengths

Sep 24, 2015 From environmental sociology to game design, UC Santa Cruz professors are studying problems aimed at improving the world in which we live.

Research Review Day on October 14 highlights advances at the Baskin School of Engineering

Sep 22, 2015 Data science for social good, technology management, and nanopores are featured topics at annual Research Review Day.

UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute partners with Microsoft to accelerate biomedical research

Sep 15, 2015 The Microsoft partnership provides the Genomics Institute with access to new compute, data storage, and analysis capabilities.

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.

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