One of the things that attracted Chelsea Coe to UC Merced as an undergraduate student was the opportunity to do research.
Researcher Makenzie Provorse parlayed her passion for computational chemistry into a position as UC Merced’s second Chancellor’s Postdoctoral fellow.
As a runner up for the Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship — a 31-year-old program enhanced with more money for hiring incentives recently by UC President Janet Napolitano — her application was referred back to the campus for the chancellor’s fellowship, and ranked highest among all applicants at UC Merced.
The rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a growing problem in the United States and the world.
A UC Merced researcher has come up with a new, super-efficient encryption system for smart phones that lets users secure data being sent to and retrieved from the cloud.
Chemistry Professor Hrant Hratchian is part of a delegation of academics at the Coalition for National Science Funding’s (CNSF) advocacy day in Washington, D.C., today.
Hratchian will show his lab’s research with an exhibit titled, “Better Living Through Computational Chemistry.”
UC Merced Professor Carolin Frank is helping figure out how a certain bacteria helps promote healthy tree growth by studying the bacteria’s genome sequence.
Graduate student Jason Davis doesn’t use a traditional lab to study prion diseases.
The use of images and direct questions by health communicators on Facebook tends to increase user engagement, though linking to external websites and videos does not.