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UC San Diego Engineering Undergrads Get Hands-On Lab Experience in the Summertime

August 24, 2023

UC San Diego Engineering Undergrads Get Hands-On Lab Experience in the Summertime

The Guided Engineering Apprenticeship in Research program and sponsoring organizations are providing funding for hard-working engineering students to engage in further research this summer. The summer program, known as GEAR to Career, gives students extra time in the lab to deepen their skills. Full Story


Topography of the genome influences where cancer mutations thrive, study shows

August 24, 2023

Topography of the genome influences where cancer mutations thrive, study shows

Researchers have uncovered a connection between the topography of the human genome and the presence of mutations in human cancer. Certain regions of the genome, which exhibit unique features, act as hotspots for the accumulation of mutations. Full Story


A 6-step Roadmap to Diversify Faculty Hiring in Biomedical Engineering

August 14, 2023

A 6-step Roadmap to Diversify Faculty Hiring in Biomedical Engineering

Researchers from 16 top engineering programs in the nation, including bioengineers at UC San Diego, have established a roadmap for hiring diverse faculty members into biomedical engineering departments. Full Story