Rady Children’s, UC San Diego School of Medicine Join Nationwide Study on Long COVID – NBC 7 San Diego

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego have joined a nationwide study intended to better understand the long-term impact of COVID-19, it was announced Friday. The $1.15 billion, four-year study, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, is called the Researching COVID to Enhance Recovery Initiative. Its intent is … Read more

Fishnet Shell Formed by Jumbo Phages Offers Protection Against Bacterial Host Defenses

The chimallin protein assembles as a cube in vitro, consisting of 24 individual chimallin proteins. In the cell, thousands of chimallin protomers assemble into the phage nucleus shell as a sheet made of square tiles. Credit: Corbett & Villa Labs, UC San Diego It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there, even for those that live on … Read more

Inside the Particle Physics Conference That Shapes a Decade of Research – NBC Los Angeles

Picture a particle physicist. What do they look like as they do their research? There’s a certain popular image of what a scientist looks like while they make their discoveries, according to Dr. Jonathan Lee Feng, professor of physics and astronomy at UC Irvine. “I think a lot of laypeople think of scientific progress as … Read more