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May 01, 2017
CENTER SPOTLIGHT Investigator awarded 2017 NIEHS ONES award Five researchers from San Diego to Boston were awarded the competitive NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Health Sciences (ONES) awards.  These R01 research grants are targeted for researchers who are defined by the NIH as Early...
March 22, 2017
On March 16th the Urban Studies and Planning Department at UCSD put on their annual 2017 Urban Expo. This Expo not only highlighted senior student's research projects, part of their capstone field research requirement for a BA in Urban Studies and Planning, but also how the Urban Studies and...
January 10, 2017
During the NIEHS FEST (December 6-8, 2016), Dr. Ilya Zaslavsky presented a suite of data visualization and mapping tools that he is developing for UC San Diego’s Superfund Research Center Research Translation Core.  The technologies include online mapping and scenario analysis, and a survey...
January 10, 2017
The Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program fosters and supports interdisciplinary academic and community collaboration to help understand and protect the planet. For these reasons undergraduates Didra Felix and Fatima Alcantara, co-mentored by Dr. Julian Schroeder, were chosen to form a...
December 11, 2016
A new undergraduate has joined the Superfund Research Center in Dr. Julian Schroeder's lab since Summer of this year. Didra Felix will be assisting in plant tissue testing for heavy metal contaminants from fruits and vegetables collected from south east San Diego community garden, Ocean View...
December 04, 2016
The UC Federal Governmental Relations hosted a GFI congressional briefing Nov. 16 in Washington, featuring experts from UC Davis, UC San Diego, UCSF and UC Santa Cruz. The University of California Global Food Initiative addresses one of the critical issues of our time: How to...
May 20, 2016
PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHT High Levels of Protein p62 Predict Liver CancerStudy in mice and human tissues suggest new prognostic and therapeutic approachResearchers from Dr. Michael Karin's laboratory (Project 1) have discovered that high levels of the protein p62 in human liver samples are strongly...
February 11, 2016
UC San Diego Launches New Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Research CenterDr. Rohit Loomba, a new investigator of the UC San Diego Superfund Researcher Center (UCSD-SRC), has developed a research center focusing on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).  The NAFLD Research Center...

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