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Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
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

April 15, 2015
  • Large Hadron Collider

The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015317/once-more-unto-breach#sthash.5fAukI...

The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015317/once-more-unto-breach#sthash.5fAukI...

The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015317/once-more-unto-breach#sthash.5fAukI...
The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015317/once-more-unto-breach#sthash.5fAukI...
The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015317/once-more-unto-breach#sthash.5fAukI...

The Compact Muon Solenoid detector has been upgraded with an additional muon detecting layer.

Announcements

Divisional announcements and opportunities
  • 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

  • David Morrison Photo Credit:  Spencer Bruttig

David Morrison, a professor in both the departments of mathematics and physics and currently chair of the mathematics department, has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His selection brings to 34 the number of UCSB faculty members who have been named fellows of the academy.

Plous Lecture 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 in the McCune Conference Room, 6020 Humanities & Social Sciences Building.  Free and open to the public.