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July 11, 2012

Anna Simon has been awarded a Partnership for International Research and Education at the University of California, PIRE-ECCI Fellowship for 2012-13 BMSE 3rd year graduate student, Anna Simon, from the Plaxco lab has been selected to receive a one-year PIRE-ECCI fellowship. As a part of the PIRE-ECCI team, Anna will contribute to their program, science and international collaborations with cultural interconnectivity.

August 04, 2010

This week's publication of the complete genomic sequence of a living marine sponge reveals genes dating back hundreds of millions of years –– a result far exceeding the expectations of the scientific world.

August 04, 2010

This week’s publication of the complete genomic sequence of a living marine sponge reveals genes dating back hundreds of millions of years – a result far exceeding the expectations of the scientific world.

June 17, 2010

Physicists at UC Santa Barbara have created a microscopic device to assist biologists in making very fast molecular measurements that aid the understanding of protein folding. This development may help elucidate biological processes associated with diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Since proteins in the body perform different functions according to their shape, the folding process is considered a key area of study.

May 25, 2010

With the aging of nearly 80 million baby boomers, Alzheimer's disease is an impending epidemic that requires a new approach to prevention as well as management of the disease, according to a UC Santa Barbara professor who has co-authored a new book on the topic.

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