About Us

Unlocking the world’s genomic information to drive targeted treatment of diseases

  • What if doctors could employ intelligent diagnostics and cure people more quickly? What if we could understand the genetic underpinnings of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and mental health?

  • The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute is empowering scientists all over the world to answer these questions and more.

  • Bold. Unconventional. Independent. We thrive in being audacious and asking the hard questions.

  • Established in 2014