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Target UCSD for Equipment Sales at Upcoming Vendor Event

Posted by BCI Staff on Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Join us Thursday, February 15, 2018  at the 45th Semiannual University of California, San Diego Biotechnology Vendor Showcase event:




Life Science R & D Expenditures:
18th Ranked = $650,484,000

NIH Funding: $400,878,894

The Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building recently opened at UCSD. The initial five year $37.2 million grant was renewed with a $52 million grant last year.

In 2015, UCSD researchers were awarded a five year, $30 million grant from the NIH under its new 4D Nucleome Program to explore the role of DNA inside the nucleus in 4 dimensions.

The NIH awarded UC San Diego $13 million over five years to develop and test new stem cell treatments focused on autism and other mental health diseases.

A five year, $9.5 million NIH grant will fund UCSD research into "superbug" antibiotic resistance.

UCSD has started construction on their new Biological and Physical Sciences building, funded in part by a $2 million donation from the Kavli family. This building will include classrooms and laboratories and will focus on brain activity mapping, advanced energy and drug discovery innovation.

A $6.3 million grant was given to a research team from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University of California, Davis to pursue a novel human embryonic stem cell-based therapy to restore damage caused by ALS.

Researchers at the UCSD School of Medicine received more than $5 million in grants to fund research on type 1 diabetes.

Want more recent UCSD funding sts? Click below:

UCSD Vendor


Looking for 10 More Reasons to target the San Diego Research Marketplace - review these 10 blogs

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  5. Network with 1000+ California Life Scientists
  6. University of California Strengthens Cancer Research with Creation of New 5-School Consortiu
  7. Biomedical Research and Medical Building News at UCSD
  8. UCSD Receives $30M from NIH for 4D Nucleome Research



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