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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.
Chancellor Dorothy Leland and Berkeley Lab Director Michael Witherell sign MOU agreement on a white table.
February 23, 2018
UC Merced and Berkeley Lab sign agreement to appoint joint faculty and share resources to promote scientific collaboration.
A portrait of a smiling professor, Juan Meza, in front of a gray background.
February 21, 2018
Former Dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Applied Mathematics Professor Juan Meza was selected as Division Director for the National Science Foundation's Division of Mathematical Sciences
February 13, 2018
In a recent issue of Nature Communications [1], strong indirect coupling between mechanical resonators in a graphene-based electromechanical system has been reported, which paved the way to all-...
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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.