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UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute Issues Statement on Racial Justice

(Source: UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute) June 10, 2020 (Photo above: The George Floyd mural outside Cup Foods at Chicago Ave and E 38th St in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The mural, located on the corner of […]

UCSC Genomics Institute sequences and assembles eleven human genomes in nine days

By Alexis MorganCommunications Manager, UCSC Genomics Institute May 06, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: The nine-day genome assembly process is broken down by length of time for each step. Credit: UCSC Genomics Institute) The […]

Genomics Institute launches landing page for COVID-19 data resources

(Source: UC Santa Cruz) April 14, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image: COVID-19 transmission report from Nextstrain.org as of March 13, 2020. Source: UC Santa Cruz) Latest data includes gene annotations, variant data, and locally produced […]

$8.5 million gift supports UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz October 8, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: David Haussler, Director of the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute. Credit: C. Lagattuta) [Editor’s note: Read Chancellor Larive’s response to […]

UCSC’s Genomics Institute settles into new Delaware Avenue headquarters

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz September 3, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Alexander Wolf, dean of the Baskin School of Engineering (left), with David Haussler, director of the UCSC Genomics Institute, at […]

Genomics Institute launches brain research project

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz February 28, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: As stem cells develop into cortical neurons in the lab, they self-organize into layered structures similar to the brain’s cortex […]

Western Digital, Genomics Institute, Baskin School of Engineering Collaborate to Accelerate Genomics Sequencing

(Source: UCSC Baskin School of Engineering.) February 5, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Benedict Paten directs the Computational Genomics Lab at UC Santa Cruz. Source: BSOE website) Western Digital Corp, the UC Santa […]

Genomics Institute affiliate recognized for advancing diversity

(Source: Genomics Institute website) May 10, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Angela Brooks is an Assistant Professor of Biomolecular Engineering and a UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute affiliate. Contributed) Award highlights diversity as […]

Genomics Institute receives funding for Human Cell Atlas projects

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz April 19, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a donor-advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, is funding 85 projects, including three at UC Santa Cruz, […]

UCSC Genomics Institute is Unlocking Life’s Genetic Code to Unravel Disease

By Alexis Morgan, Communications Manager, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute November 14, 2017 — Santa Cruz, CA World-Renowned Health Research on the Hill Surrounded by redwoods and breathtaking views of the Monterey Bay, the 150+ […]

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