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September 1, 2023
The American Physiological Society has selected a recently published article from the Backer-Shahin Lab as the article demonstrating distinction in scholarship in the Journal of Neurophysiology for the month of September ( The article's title is "...
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June 20, 2023
Dr. Xuecai (Susan) Ge wins NSF career award (Title: Mechanistic studies of cilium proteins in cell signaling) and an NIH R01 (Title: Regulation of the Hedgehog Pathway by new cilium proteins in development and disease).
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June 12, 2023
Professor Ahmed Sabbir Arif has received a CAREER award for his research into non-acoustic, image-based speech input on mobile devices. He is the 35th researcher from UC Merced to earn a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Read full article
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June 7, 2023
  The Senate Award for Distinguished Early Career Research (for non-tenured faculty) is intended to encourage and recognize individuals for research and/or other creative activities that have had a major impact on the field, either through a sustained record of contributions or through a...
Visualization of music waves. Image by image: Piotr Siedlecki/
June 2, 2023
  The workshop explores information architectures as sociotechnical competitions Article on Image credit: Piotr Siedlecki/
Book cover of Modeling Social Behavior by Paul Smaldino
May 22, 2023
  Dr Paul Smaldino publishes book Modeling Social Behavior: Mathematical and Agent-Based Models of Social Dynamics and Cultural Evolution Available at Princeton University Press