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Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
July 22, 2015
  • Rachel Liu aboard the R/V Atlantis Photo Credit: Alexandra Phillips

UCSB students provide a first-person glimpse into the inner workings of a 10-day Gulf of Mexico cruise aboard the R/V Atlantis.

Rachel Liu aboard the R/V Atlantis
Photo Credit: Alexandra Phillips

July 20, 2015
  • Senegal kids on donkey

Prawns could be placed in water entrances in Senegal to reduce schistosomiasis
Photo Credit: Upstream Alliance

July 20, 2015
  • Matt Jackson

Professor Matthew Jackson
Photo Credit: Anna Maria Skuladottir

July 1, 2015
  • Squid Skin

The adaptive iridocytes in the skin of the California market squid are able to turn color through most of the spectrum.

Announcements

Divisional announcements and opportunities
  • Scott Boyer and Netz Arroyo

Scott Boyer (left) and Netz Arroyo
Photo Credit: Sonia Fernandez

  • Miguel de los Rios

Miguel de los Rios is a passionate entrepreneur focused on building and developing novel therapeutics to satisfy unmet needs in human medicine. He received his Ph.D. In biophysical chemistry and a BS in cell biology, both at UCSB.

  • Songi Han

Songi Han, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at UC Santa Barbara, has received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Prize from the Humboldt Foundation. Han is internationally known for her pioneering work in developing a novel technique for exploring surface water dynamics at biomolecular surfaces in solution.
 

Javier Read de Alaniz, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemisty at UC Santa Barbara, has received the 2015-16 Harold J. Plous Award.  
Photo Credit:  Sonia Fernandez