Fourth round of Launchpad Awards announced

Fourth round of Launchpad Awards announced

Innovative proposals from UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute affiliate faculty members Ed Green, Daniel Kim and other UCSC faculty members have been awarded a total of $25,000 by the campus program that assists promising technologies in becoming commercially viable --...

The Vertebrate Genomes Project: What it takes to get it right.

The Vertebrate Genomes Project: What it takes to get it right.

Sequencing all the vertebrates on Earth is a big job that requires many techniques. 150 scientists at 50 institutions in 12 countries are involved. More can join. And: labs do not need to be VGP members to use VGP data. Vivien Marx | Feb 03, 2019 With colleagues...

State of Science: Finding Human Ancestors in New Places

State of Science: Finding Human Ancestors in New Places

Researchers gain insights into human brain evolution and find evidence of our ancestors in new places. Discover Magazine | Jan. 15, 2019 | Gemma Tarlach   How to Build a Brain The human brain is a big deal. In relation to body size, it’s nearly six times bigger...