By Daniel Garcia Former US Vice President Joe Biden has become one of science’s greatest allies. His leadership in the Cancer Moonshot Initiative led to increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) that was recently approved by Congress. Joe’s advocacy for science funding reinforces his reputation as a … More Joe Biden and the Cancer Moonshot Initiative
By Samantha Jones San Diego is a well-known hub for science enthusiasts. From industry and drug discovery to geosciences and environmental conservation, there’s something for everyone.
By Nina Gao Science communication is a skill I believe all scientists should have. After all the hard work in lab, what’s the point of doing cool science if you can’t tell others about it? The American Geophysical Union(AGU)’s Sharing Science Network hosted a one-day workshop
By Kanaga Arul Nambi Rajan Recently, at the La Jolla Brewhouse, UCSD professor Dr. Pascal Gagneux described the sperm lifecycle and the glycoprotein modifications necessary for sperm survival in the female environment WHILE dressed as a sperm; head, tail, glycoprotein coat and all.
By Samantha Jones A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending Nobel Prize winner Shinya Yamanaka’s talk on the first day of the UC San Diego-Kyoto University Joint Symposium. Although I’m not a stem cell researcher, I’m very much aware of the buzz surrounding induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) research—the excitement that began … More Shinya Yamanaka on the Current State of iPSC Therapy