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Biologist Beth Shapiro selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz May 23, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Beth Shapiro, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Santa Cruz...

May 23, 2018

Transfer RNA research addresses a blind spot in understanding of human genes

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz May 22, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Todd Lowe, professor of biomolecular engineering at UC Santa Cruz. Source: UCSC..

May 22, 2018

Should we bring back the Woolly Mammoth?

By Anthony King UC San Diego May 1, 2018 — San Diego and Santa Cruz, CA “I’m trying to understand, using the DNA that we get from [ancient] bones,..

May 1, 2018

SomaGenics Announces Upcoming Data Presentations of its Wound Healing Therapeutic Program

(Contributed) April 24, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA SomaGenics’ NIH-funded project to accelerate wound healing in diabetic patients aims at restoring the..

April 24, 2018

Genomics Justice League: Cutting-edge science and technology should be available for all

By Jenny Reardon Professor of Sociology and Founding Director of the Science and Justice Research Center, UC Santa Cruz April 17, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA..

April 17, 2018

Q&A: Alireza Chavosh on what makes Startup Sandbox unique

By Sara Isenberg Founder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Santa Cruz Tech Beat November 21, 2017 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Alireza Chavosh is the..

November 21, 2017

Passenger pigeon genome shows effects of natural selection in a huge population

By TIm Stephens UC Santa Cruz November 21, 2017 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: DNA recovered from museum specimens, such as these in the collections of..

November 21, 2017

Pore Strength

By Peggy Townsend UC Santa Cruz October 24, 2017 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Left to right: Trevor Morin, chief scientific officer, biochemistry;..

October 24, 2017

SomaGenics awarded $270K NIH funding to develop novel cell-free-DNA liquid biopsy platform

(Contributed) May 25, 2017 — Santa Cruz, CA SomaGenics announced the receipt of a $270K Phase I SBIR grant from the National Human Genome Research..

May 25, 2017

Cancer in the Crosshairs

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz May 18, 2017 — Santa Cruz, CA UC Santa Cruz may not have a medical school, but its scientists are tackling some of the most..

May 18, 2017

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