Staying Unique for Over 40 Years: Beginnings and Evolution of UCSD Biomedical Sciences

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

“When I Was in Grad School…” with Asa Gustafsson

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

From Nobel to Ignoble

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