University of California, Los Angeles

The University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) is one of the ten campuses of the University of California system. UCLA was established in 1919 and eventually joined the UC system. UCLA is known for academic excellence and each year more than 50,000 students apply to the university. UCLA offers an extensive undergraduate, graduate and professional degree selection of degree programs. UCLA Medical School, School of Pharmacology and biomedical sciences is awarded yearly NIH funding and has the reputation for acquiring excellent researchers. UCLA is ranked 13th among all universities world-wide and is ranked in the top 25 for attracting professors. UCLA is a diverse campus with a significant representation of international students at all levels of education.

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Stingray-inspired soft biobot

UCLA bioengineering professor Ali Khademhosseini has led the development of a tissue-based soft robot that mimics the biomechanics of a stingray. The new technology could lead to advances in bio-inspired robotics, regenerative ...

dateJan 12, 2018 in Engineering
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How bird genetics adapt to climate change

As Earth's climate changes, species must adapt, shift their geographical ranges or face decline and, in some cases, extinction. Using genetics, UCLA biologists involved in the Bird Genoscape Project are racing against time ...

dateJan 05, 2018 in Ecology
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