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Optofluidic chip with nanopore ‘smart gate’ developed for single molecule analysis

Programmable device enables on-demand delivery of individual biomolecules with feedback-controlled gating for high-throughput analysis UCSC | Tim Stephens| August 16, 2019 A new chip-based platform developed by researchers at UC Santa Cruz integrates nanopores and...

UCSC researchers awarded a record number of patents last year

UCSC | Tim Stephens | August 08, 2019 UC Santa Cruz researchers were awarded 26 new patents in the last fiscal year, a record number for the campus. The new patents include novel compounds with potential medical uses, innovations in computer chip architecture, and new...

Built from scratch

Inquiry @UC Santa Cruz | Ben Shouse | 2019 Vaccines are one of history’s most important medical advances, shielding large swaths of humanity from more than a dozen diseases. Worldwide, experts estimate that measles vaccinations alone have saved more than 17 million...