Research Programs and Units

Bioinformatics expert David Haussler and other UCSC researchers, renowned for their role in the Human Genome Project, are now leaders in the exciting and promising field of cancer genomics.

In addition to individual research projects, UC Santa Cruz people are involved in research on various scales — from small, focused activities within academic divisions, to large research units, some with campuswide scope and others with wider connections to the 10-campus University of California system and beyond.

At UCSC, formal research activities or research groups include the following: