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Press Releases

UC Santa Cruz Research Signals Arrival of a Complete Human Genome
New era exposes obscured gaps in our genetic maps critical to human health
March 19, 2018

World-Renowned Health Research on the Hill
UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute is Unlocking Life’s Genetic Code to Unravel Disease
November 9, 2017

A horse is a horse, of course, of course—except when it isn’t
An international team of researchers has discovered a previously unrecognized genus of extinct horses that roamed North America during the last ice age.
November 28, 2017

Bioinformatics leaders partner to build platform for NIH Data Commons
UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute, University of Chicago, and the Broad Institute will create the Commons Alliance Platform with funding from the National Institutes of Health
November 06, 2017

UC Santa Cruz Goes Bald to Support Childhood Cancer Research
Staff and students join St. Baldrick’s Foundation event to raise money to fight childhood cancer
October 17 , 2017

Paleogenomic analysis sheds light on Easter Island mysteries
UC Santa Cruz research appears to rule out pre-European contact with South Americans
October 12, 2017

School of Engineering faculty rank among top 1,000 Computer Science and Electronics scholars
Rankings are based on the individual’s h-index score, a measure of productivity and impact.
#5:  David Haussler, Scientific Director, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute