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  • Susan Golden Named HHMI Professor

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York Hall Science Labs Get $6.5 Million Makeover to Help Students Graduate in Four Years

Four undergraduate teaching laboratories for biology and chemistry students have undergone a $6.5 million makeover as part of implementation of the UC San Diego Strategic Plan. The renovated labs in York Hall will eliminate a key barrier to students accessing impacted laboratory science courses—making it easier for them to graduate in four years.

Moderate Levels of ‘Free Radicals’ Found Beneficial to Healing Wounds

Long assumed to be destructive to tissues and cells, “free radicals” generated by the cell’s mitochondria—the energy producing structures in the cell—are actually beneficial to healing wounds.