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  • In Memoriam, Ted J. Case, 1947-2015
  • Leilani Cruz Named to Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
  • Elsa Cleland and Darwin Berg Win 2016 Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Excellence Awards


Slime Mold Reveals Clues to Immune Cells’ Directional Abilities

How white blood cells in our immune systems home in on and engulf bacterial invaders—like humans following the scent of oven-fresh pizza—has long been a mystery to scientists.

UC San Diego’s Algae Biofuels Program Ranked Best in Nation

The U.S. Department of Energy has ranked UC San Diego’s algae biofuels research effort the number one program in the nation for the fourth consecutive year.