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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...
February 04, 2016
Three UCSD-SRC Investigators: Drs. Michael Karin (Project 1: Project Leader), Julian Schroeder (Project 7: Project Leader), and Roger Tsien (Core B: Co-Core Leader) are among those named in the 2015 listing of "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds", an annual compendium of "Highly Cited...
February 01, 2016
The Office of Research Affairs at the University of California, San Diego awarded Dr. Keith Pezzoli and Dr. Robert Tukey funds to develop a new Bioregional Center for Sustainability Science, Planning and Design (Bioregional Center/ BRC).  The BRC's interdisciplinary team includes...
January 21, 2016
UCSD SRC Brownfield Project's Oceanview Growing Grounds was featured on local TV news as a model showcasing the benefits of Urban Agriculture. The city of San Diego will soon decide if it will adopt CA State Bill AB551, and create urban agriculture incentive zones where landowners who lease their...

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