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The Missing Marine Invertebrates
The Dawson lab travels from California to Palau to study why sea stars and jellyfish are disappearing.
December 11, 2017
Professor Chris Amemiya is elected a AAAS Fellow in recognition of his long history of groundbreaking discoveries in genetics.
A man in a white shirt is seen in profile looking through the eyepiece of a microscope.
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.
A man wearing safety goggles adjusts a laser apparatus with a screwdriver.
November 15, 2017
Physicists recreate classic acoustics experiment at the quantum level, a discovery that may help detect nuclear threats.
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The Applied Mathematics Graduate Program (AMGP) at UC Merced offers an interdisciplinary research and training emphasis leading to Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.

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The academic and research programs in the School of Natural Sciences create the environment for excellence in student achievement and cutting-edge research in the broad areas of life, physical and environmental sciences.

The Life & Environmental Sciences (LES) group brings together a broadly experienced faculty with a common interest in interdisciplinary research and education in natural and human-impacted Earth systems.

Molecular cell biology involves the use of cellular and molecular biology to solve real-world problems. Molecular cell biologists study a broad spectrum of problems across several disciplines.

Physics at UC Merced leverages our unique academic atmosphere that fosters interdisciplinary research - connecting the physical sciences to life sciences, material sciences and engineering.

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