The W.M. Keck Foundation, a philanthropic organization which supports scientific research, has awarded UCSB Biology professor Denise Montell with a $1 million grant to further her research on anastasis, a process of cell healing recently discovered by Montell’s lab. According to Montell, who is the Duggan Professor of Molecular, Cellular, […]
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As a result of a newly received traffic safety grant, the city of Goleta will be implementing an anti-DUI program in order to establish safer streets for locals. The $68,250 grant, awarded to Goleta by the California Office of Traffic Safety, will finance a program to educate the public on […]
UC Profs Earn $500,000 Grants UCLA neuroscientist Elissa Hallem and UC Riverside emeritus art professor Uta Barth were among 23 fellows — including a journalist, a physicist, a composer, a historian and scholars in various other areas — to receive $500,000 Genius Grants from the highly esteemed John D. and […]
UCSB researchers earned a $1.2 million Science Education Partnership Award from the National Institutes of Health to create a preschool biology curriculum for low-income Latino children. Laura Romo, associate professor in the department of education and Director of the Chicano Studies Institute, acted as the principal investigator into research and […]
The National Science Foundation recently awarded a grant of $3.3 million to UCSB and University of Texas at El Paso to establish a long-lasting partnership in materials research and engineering and increase opportunities for global summer internships. The proposed partnership promotes advanced degrees for underrepresented minority groups at both campuses, […]