By Samantha Jones I feel lucky to live in such an amazing spot. No, I’m not talking sand and surf—I’m talking science. There are few places in the country (or the world, actually) that can compete with what San Diego has to offer. From academic research and drug development to public events and science outreach … More Out and About in San Diego: Events for the Science Enthusiast
By Samantha Jones A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to sit down with Larry Brunton and Palmer Taylor, two Biomedical Sciences (BMS) faculty members who have been here at UCSD for decades, helping to guide and shape the program. They set the record straight on the founding of BMS, its progression over the … More Staying Unique for Over 40 Years: Beginnings and Evolution of UCSD Biomedical Sciences
By Kanaga Arul Nambi Rajan Asa Gustafsson – associate professor at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy, cardiovascular researcher, BMS alum, current co-chair of BMS and…retired ski bum? Indeed. Asa’s journey to her current position is one that even she never expected. From the snow to the sun Growing up in Sweden, Asa did not necessary … More “When I Was in Grad School…” with Asa Gustafsson
by Daniel Garcia We’re all familiar with the Nobel Prize, awarded to scientists, scholars, and thinkers who have made a major breakthrough or discovery. They are considered some of the most prestigious awards in the world and the pinnacle of scientific success. On the other end of the science award spectrum are the amusing and lesser-known … More From Nobel to Ignoble
by Nina Gao Our annual BMS program retreat was held in the lovely Omni Rancho Las Palmas Palm Springs resort back in September. Here are some of the highlights
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 Daniel Garcia As grad students, we talk about our research all the time and we’ve (hopefully) become experts at giving lab meetings and poster presentations. Unfortunately, outside the lab is a different story.