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December 5, 2018
Dr. Nigel Goldenfeld holds a Center for Advanced Study Professorship and a Swanlund Endowed Chair at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with appointments in the Department of Physics and the Institute for Genomic Biology. Emergence On November 26, 2018, Dr. Nigel Goldenfeld...
December 3, 2018
CREST Scholar and undergraduate student researcher, Brenda Yu, received the Best Oral Presentation Award in the Engineering, Physics, and Math category at the 2018 ABRCMS (Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students). Ms. Yu presented "Biophysical Modeling of Nanoparticles for...
November 20, 2018
Congratulations to CCBM Fellow, Lian Wong, for successfully defending her thesis, "Mechanical Signaling and Patterning Stem Cell-derived Vascular Cells" at UC Merced on Tuesday, November 20, 2018! We are so proud of you!  
November 13, 2018
Imagine exploring the cores of stars to understand — and ultimately control — the type of fusion that’s taking place. High-energy density (HED) science is the study of properties and behavior of matter and radiation in extreme temperatures and pressures common to the deep interiors of the largest...
November 9, 2018
Stanford Biosciences is comprised of seventeen PhD programs, fourteen of which have a shared application and funding model. Students pursuing their PhDs in the Biosciences at Stanford are typically fully funded, which includes tuition, medical and dental insurance, and a competitive stipend....
November 5, 2018
Cutting-edge biomedical engineering research and science communication through artistic collaboration were among the highlights at UC Merced’s Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines (CCBM) open house last week. Tal Danino, a TED Fellow and Columbia University assistant professor of...
October 31, 2018
The Science and Technology Enrichment Program at UC Merced provides high school students or recently graduated high school students with hands-on research experience and mentoring by CCBM-affiliated faculty and graduate student research assistants over the summer. These high school researchers were...
October 22, 2018
The NSF-CREST Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines welcomed Professor Tal Danino, a Columbia University biomedical engineer, synthetic biologist and TED fellow, to UC Merced to deliver the keynote address, entitled "Synthetic Biology: From Programming Bacteria Behaviors to Cancer...
October 22, 2018
The 2nd Annual CCBM Open House was held jointly with the CCBM External Advisory Board Meeting on Monday, October 22, where it invited the local community to attend activities throughout the day on UC Merced’s campus. The event started with presentations about the center and its efforts...
October 19, 2018
UC Merced leaped nearly 30 places in the U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings, and moved up 20 spots to No. 67 among national public universities. The university received high marks for outperforming expected graduation rates and for undergraduate teaching. “We have talented,...

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