- December 11, 2014
A new study of crocodilian genomes led by scientists at UC Santa Cruz reveals an exceptionally slow rate of genome evolution.
- November 03, 2014
UC Santa Cruz and UC Berkeley partner with Broad Institute to build a cloud computing environment for large-scale analysis of cancer genomics data
- October 30, 2014
Sammy the Slug, the neon-yellow, pop-eyed fixture at campus gatherings and sporting events, is about to reveal his genes to the world. Backers of a crowd-funding campaign hope to raise $20,000 to map the banana slug genome for the first time ever.
- October 29, 2014
New software enables scientists to quickly install the UCSC Genome Browser on their own computers to protect sensitive genomic data.
- October 09, 2014
National Institutes of Health awards UC Santa Cruz funding for new research center as part of the NIH Big Data to Knowledge initiative.
- October 01, 2014
The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute late Tuesday (September 30) released a new Ebola genome browser to assist global efforts to develop a vaccine and antiserum to help stop the spread of the Ebola virus.
- September 28, 2014
A study of primate genomes reveals an ongoing battle to control "jumping genes," driving the evolution of greater genomic complexity
- September 18, 2014
Researchers traced markers of gene repression and showed that both sperm and eggs transmit a memory of gene repression to embryos.
- August 07, 2014
One in ten cancer patients would be classified differently using a new classification system based on molecular subtypes.
- August 06, 2014
Biomolecular engineer Mark Akeson leads efforts to develop nanopore technology for DNA sequencing.
- July 31, 2014
The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health has released a new Application Programming Interface (API) for seamless sharing of genomic data.
- April 15, 2014
UCSC will host an informative celebration of DNA Day, a national event on Friday, April 25.
- February 27, 2014
A new grant from the nonprofit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation will help UCSC researcher Camilla Forsberg advance her work to identify the root cause of acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) in infants and children.
- January 30, 2014
The California stem cell agency will fund a $40 million center to bridge the fields of genomics and stem cell research.
- January 08, 2014
Researchers studying the genetics of childhood cancers now have access to a large and growing set of genomic data through UCSC's Cancer Genomics Hub.