Researchers identify a bacteria on healthy cats that produces antibiotics against severe skin infections; the findings may lead to new bacteriotherapies for humans and their pets
The Meaningful Marriage of Metabolism and Microbiome: How Metabolites and Bile Acids Might Influence the Detection and Treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the leading cause of female infertility, affecting approximately 10% of reproductive-aged women. Moreover, women with the disorder often suffer from metabolic issues that can lead to type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Unfortunately, since PCOS is a complex genetic trait disorder, the cause is unknown, and…
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The biocomputing, bioinformatics and biotechnology program, a multidisciplinary undergraduate offering supported by three UC San Diego divisions, including the Jacobs School of Engineering, was ranked first in the nation.
UC San Diego School of Medicine awarded $6.1M to study effects of maternal antibiotic use on infant health in new collaborative research center funded by National Institutes of Health
Pondering Problems in Probing Profilers: Exploring the Challenges in Comparing Metagenomic Profilers
As with most nascent research fields, microbial metagenomics has grappled not just with the question of how to measure and contextualize data but how to develop and refine tools to perform those analyses. While many tools have been created and used effectively, benchmarking their performance has proven especially difficult. One of the critical issues in…
Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed COVID-19 vaccine candidates that can take the heat. Their key ingredients? Viruses from plants or bacteria.
With cases continuing to surge across the US, it is clear that we need a different approach.
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine have received a $6.1 million grant to launch a new Center of Excellence in Therapeutics to study the effects of medications on…
Some scientists have called it “superhuman immunity” or “bulletproof.” But immunologist Shane Crotty prefers “hybrid immunity.”
Genetically engineered mosquitoes could be the key to winning the war against malaria, a disease that affects more than 200 million people every year and kills more than 400,000 –…
A new glioblastoma drug is derived from a microbe found in the ocean at depths of up to 6,500 feet