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Where to get N95 masks on campus

Environmental Health & Safety and the Well are both offering free masks
By UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS |

How diet influences taste sensitivity and preference

UC Riverside fruit-fly study shows food choice can be regulated to mitigate nutrient deficit or excess
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |

Infectious disease expert recognized for innovation and leadership

For her research excellence and science leadership, Karine Le Roch, the director of the Center for Infectious Diseases and Vector Biology and a professor of molecular, cell and systems biology at UC Riverside, has been awarded the 2021 IIGB Natasha V. Raikhel Award in Research Innovation and Science Leadership.
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |

Keto diet may not work for women

Scientists from UC Riverside are studying how the popular keto and intermittent fasting diets work on a molecular level, and whether both sexes benefit from them equally.
By JULES BERNSTEIN |

Congratulations to Prue for her making the 'highly cited' list!

Of the world’s scientist population, those included in Clarivate Analytics’ Highly Cited Researchers annual list are 1 in 1,000. This year, UC Riverside is home to eight of these influential individuals.
By JULES BERNSTEIN |

How are epilepsy and autism linked?

Epilepsy and autism spectrum disorders, or ASD, show a remarkable degree of comorbidity and may share pathological mechanisms. Questions that have bogged down scientists about these disorders include: Does autism lead to an increase in epilepsy? Or does epilepsy alter the brain circuit, which then leads to autism?
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |

Flame retardants linked to autistic-like behavior

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers, or PBDEs, are a class of fire-retardant chemicals that are ubiquitous. They are found on upholstery, carpets, curtains, electronics, and even infant products. Flame retardants migrate out of products into dust that humans contact and can ingest. Considered to be global environmental pollutants, they have been detected in water, soil, air, food...
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |
Prue Talbot

UC Riverside receives $5M CIRM grant to train scientists in stem cell research

Training program spans broad range of research areas from basic stem cell biology to translational medicine
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |

Electronic cigarette chemicals can damage and inflame human skin

The skin of electronic cigarette, or EC, users can come into direct contact with refill fluids through leakage and spills as well as the touching of surfaces that have EC-exhaled aerosol residue, or ECEAR. Nonusers are not spared this risk either for they may be passively exposed, via the skin, when occupying indoor environments with...
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |

Fruit fly offers lessons in good taste

What can the fruit fly teach us about taste and how chemicals cause our taste buds to recognize sweet, sour, bitter, umami, and salty tastes? Quite a lot, according to University of California, Riverside, researchers who have published a study exploring the insect’s sense of taste. Tweet.
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |

Meet the 2021 Goldwater, Fulbright scholars

Undergraduate students are recognized for their achievements and future career plans Shayan Saeed: He starts as a fourth year Middle East and Islamic studies student this fall. For the past two years he has been conducting research in the lab of Manuela Martins-Green lab in the Department of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology.
By SANDRA BALTAZAR MARTÍNEZ |

Brain injury lab receives additional federal funding to boost research

Earlier this year, Viji Santhakumar, an associate professor of molecular, cell and systems biology, received funding from the National Institute of Neurological Disaster and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health, or NIH, to further pursue research on moderate concussive brain injury. Now three scientists in her lab have received federal funding — no small...
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |

Virtual UCR-CMDB Commencement Ceremony 2021

Virtual UCR-CMDB Commencement Ceremony 6-11-2021

Associate Professor has received funding from the National Institute of Neurological Disaster and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health

Viji Santhakumar, an associate professor of molecular, cell and systems biology at the University of California, Riverside, has received funding from the National Institute of Neurological Disaster and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health to further pursue research on moderate concussive brain injury, which results from car accidents or sports-related concussions. The more than...
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |
Martins-Green Oliver Johnson Award

Cell biologist receives high honor from Wound Healing Society

The Wound Healing Society, or WHS, has bestowed its Distinguished Service Award to Manuela Martins-Green, a professor of cell biology at UC Riverside, for her outstanding contributions to the growth and development of the society.
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |

Sensorygen, a life science start-up founded by UC Riverside’s professor Dr. Anandasankar Ray recently closed a $1.5 million equity funding raise

Sensorygen, a life science start-up founded by UC Riverside’s professor Dr. Anandasankar Ray recently closed a $1.5 million equity funding raise
By UCR Office of Technology Partnerships |

Fourth generation of e-cigarettes is not harmless

A University of California, Riverside, study analyzing fourth-generation electronic cigarette, or EC, pod atomizer design features has found the pod atomizers are similar to those of previous generations and contain elements that may adversely affect health and accumulate in the environment.
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |

Postdoc wins Society of Toxicology conference award

Careen Khachatoorian, a postdoctoral researcher working with Prue Talbot, a professor of cell biology at UCR, will receive the Society of Toxicology Dermal Toxicology Subsection Graduate Student Award.
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |

The Neuroscience Graduate Program is proud to announce the Ph.D. Dissertation Defense of Joel Kowalewski

Title: "Applications of Computation to Understand Chemosensory Processing"

Neuroscientist joins council of the American Physiological Society

Margarita Currás-Collazo has been elected to the American Physiological Society Council. Her term will begin in April 2021.
By IQBAL PITTALWALA |
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