Bioengineering Professor Christian Metallo Receives 2017 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
Bioengineering Professor Christian Metallo Receives 2017 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award May 10, 2017 Christian Metallo, a bioengineering professor at the University of California San Diego, has been named a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar. Metallo is one of 13 faculty members nationwide to receive the honor from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation.

Engineered bone marrow could make transplants safer
Engineered bone marrow could make transplants safer May 8, 2017 Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed biomimetic bone tissues that could one day provide new bone marrow for patients needing transplants.

UC San Diego Researchers Selected for IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Competition
UC San Diego Researchers Selected for IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Competition May 2, 2017 A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has been selected to take part in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE ®. The competition aims to accelerate the development and adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that are truly scalable and have the capacity to solve grand challenges facing society. 

Nanoparticles for treating bacterial infections take top prize at Research Expo 2017
Nanoparticles for treating bacterial infections take top prize at Research Expo 2017 Apr 24, 2017 B.J. (Byungji) Kim, a materials science and engineering graduate student at the University of California San Diego, won the grand prize at Research Expo 2017 for her work on nanoparticles that help the body’s immune system fight infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus bacteria—without the use of antibiotics. Kim received the Lee Rudee Outstanding Poster Award and a $1,000 cash prize, as well as the Katie Osterday Best Poster in mechanical engineering, which came with a $500 cash prize. 

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