News & Media

November 21, 2017

‘Share, Test and Refine’ 

Researchers receive a $3.4 million grant from the NSF’s Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to improve scientific image processing

By James Badham

“Think of BisQue as Google Docs for scientific images,” said UCSB principal investigator B. S. Manjunath, who directs the campus’s Center for Multimodal Big Data Science and Healthcare.

November 20, 2017

Good Fellows

A half dozen professors are named 2017 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

By Julie Cohen

Kenneth S. Kosik, Harriman Professor of Neuroscience and co-director of UCSB’s Neuroscience Research Institute, for distinguished contributions to molecular and cellular neuroscience, particularly discoveries related to tau pathobiology and the roles of microRNAs in neuronal plasticity and differentiation.

September 27, 2017

Back From the Brink

Biologists explore the molecular underpinnings of cells that recover from the verge of programmed death

By Julie Cohen

September 26, 2017

In Plain Sight

UCSB researchers compare the performance of human subjects versus deep neural networks in visual searches

By Sonia Fernandez

September 20, 2017

Shedding Light on Brain Activity

UCSB is named a National Science Foundation Neurotechnology Hub for optical brain imaging

By Julie Cohen