UCLA biochemists have revealed the first structural details of a family of mysterious objects called microcompartments that seem to be present in a variety of bacteria -- a discovery that blurs the distinction between human cells and those of bacteria.
UCLA senior Saul Villeda has won a national award for his research on the spinal cord, and is publishing his work in major scientific journals. His professors praise his work, and expect him to thrive in a career in research. Why has research become his passion?
When Erika Bustamante came to the United States from Colombia in 1997, she could not speak English. On June 13, Bustamante graduated with honors from UCLA, including awards for her research in molecular biology.
Three undergraduates in UCLA's College of Letters and Science are among 72 outstanding college students selected nationally by the Council on Undergraduate Research to present their original research on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Because of the extraordinary events now evolving on the world scene, the UCLA International Institute has organized a unique free course for the Spring Quarter that is open to students, faculty, staff, and friends of the campus.