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Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
May 20, 2015
  • A California two-spot octopus hatchling.

A UCSB study demonstrates that an octopus's skin possesses the same cellular mechanism for detecting light as its eyes do
 

May 13, 2015

A new study conducted by scientists at UC Santa Barbara reveals a novel function for WDR5, a protein known for its critical role in gene expression whereby information encoded in genes is converted into products like RNA (ribonucleic acid) and protein.

April 23, 2015
  • Nanophotonic Researchers

Left to right: Co-authors Steven Swasey, Beth Gwinn and Stacy Copp.
Photo Credit:
SONIA FERNANDEZ

 

April 20, 2015
  • The third largest mammal on Earth, hippos are distant relatives of whales.  Photo Credit: Jen Guyton

The third largest mammal on Earth, hippos are distant relatives of whales.  Photo Credit: Jen Guyton

Announcements

Divisional announcements and opportunities
  • 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.

Ranking is based on scientific impact and involvement in scientific collaboration in the sciences and social sciences  
 

  • Peter Ford, Photo Credit: Sonia Fernandez

Peter Ford, Chemistry professor recognized for his work in understanding the mechanisms of inorganic chemistry.
Photo Credit: Sonia Fernandez

Chemistry professor recognized for his work in understanding the mechanisms of inorganic chemistry - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015401/ford-wins-royal-society-chemistry-a...

The UCSB physicist becomes the 12th faculty member in the Department of Physics selected for membership in the prestigious academy