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January 24, 2018

UC Merced alumnus Michael Urner is one of five finalists in the University of California new “I am a UC Entrepreneur” contest. Urner was selected from a pool of 169 contestants — representing all 10...

December 11, 2017
Professor Chris Amemiya is elected a AAAS Fellow in recognition of his long history of groundbreaking discoveries in genetics.
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December 4, 2017
UC Merced Professsor Nestor Oviedo found a way to activate death in cells with DNA damage by repressing a particular biological pathway.
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