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Clinical Trial Evaluates Engineered Smallpox Vaccine as Potential Liver Cancer Killer

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 9th, 2013 .
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As part of a multicenter clinical trial, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are evaluating Pexa-Vec (JX-594) to slow the progression of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or liver cancer. Pex…

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Preuss School Teacher Anne Artz Awarded Einstein Fellowship

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 8th, 2013 .
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Anne Artz, a teacher at The Preuss School UCSD, has been selected as one of only 27 K-12 educators nationwide to be a Congressional Fellow for the 2013-2014 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program, where …

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Want to Connect with the Future? Attend Research Expo at UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 8th, 2013 .
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Advances in tattoo sensors for health monitoring, on-chip optical networking, low-cost cancer diagnostics, video games designed to teach computer programming, new materials for protecting soldiers from blasts, and energy-e…

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UC San Diego Computer Scientists Develop First-person Player Video Game that Teaches How to Program

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 8th, 2013 .
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Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed an immersive, first-person player video game designed to teach students in elementary to high school how to program in Java, one of the most co…

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SDSC’s Gordon Supercomputer Assists in Crunching Large Hadron Collider Data

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 4th, 2013 .
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Gordon, the unique supercomputer launched last year by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, recently completed its most data-intensive task so far: rapidly processing raw da…

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Want to See the Future? Attend Research Expo

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 3rd, 2013 .
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Time machines? Not yet. But at Research Expo on April 18, you can talk to Jacobs School of Engineering graduate students who are working on the future. They’ll present advances on tattoo sensors for health monitoring, fire-fighting robots, solar forecasting, video games designed to teach computer programming, new materials for protecting soldiers from blasts, and much more.

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Mapping the Mind

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 3rd, 2013 .
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The President of the United States gathered together on April 2, “some of the smartest people in the country, some of the most imaginative and effective researchers in the country,” he said, to hear him announce a broad and collaborative research initiative designed to revolutionize our understanding of the brain.

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UC San Diego Establishes Five New Endowed Faculty Chairs

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 3rd, 2013 .
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For more than 500 years, the world’s great universities have attracted and supported distinguished educators by endowing academic chairs. Now, thanks to charitable donations totaling more than $8.5 million, five new endowed faculty chairs have been established at the University of California, San Diego.

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Transforming Audacious Speculations into Reality

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 3rd, 2013 .
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Engineers who think like artists, physicists who thinks like dancers, scientists who think like poets, and designers who think like Mother Nature: These are some of the researchers from the University of California, San Di…

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Multidisciplinary Research Institute at UC San Diego Named in Honor of Qualcomm

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 2nd, 2013 .
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The University of California, San Diego is renaming its division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) in honor of the philanthropy of the San Diego-based wireless technolog…

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