News & Media

February 02, 2017

Cell Smasher

The world’s tiniest hammer will allow UCSB researchers to get a cellular-level understanding of what happens when force is applied to brain cells

By Sonia Fernandez

January 30, 2017

Origami of the Cell

A UCSB cell biologist shows that blocking a critical enzyme helps to mitigate diseases associated with protein folding and lipid stress

By Julie Cohen

January 11, 2017

A New Cellular Frontier

Mechanical engineering professor Otger Campàs receives National Science Foundation Early Career Award

By Sonia Fernandez

December 21, 2016

The Last Frontier

Neuroscientist Kenneth S. Kosik examines the molecular basis of brain plasticity and the manner in which neurons ‘learn’

By Julie Cohen

November 23, 2016

Missed Connections

UCSB scientists demonstrate that as people age, their brains adopt new strategies for memory-related tasks

By Julie Cohen