Professor Saleh receives a W.M. Keck Foundation Award

Monday, June 22, 2020

For UC Santa Barbara materials scientist Omar Saleh and synthetic biologist Enoch Yeung, there is no machine or material more inspiring and innovative than living tissue, no process more fascinating than life.

“The most biologically important thing that happens in the cell’s nucleus is that there are genes, the genes get read and turned into proteins and you get all of the functions of the living thing, through reading out those genes,” Saleh said. read more

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