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ORA - ORU Roster and Contacts

See a roster and contact information for Organized Research Units (ORUs) at UC San Diego.

Organized Research Units 

Director

Website

MULTI-CAMPUS    
IGCC - Institute on Global Conflict & Cooperation Tai Ming Cheung http://igcc.ucsd.edu/
IGPP - Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics Guy Masters http://www.igpp.ucsd.edu/
     
GENERAL CAMPUS    
BCI - BioCircuits Institute Jeff Hasty http://biocircuits.ucsd.edu/
Qualcomm Institute/Calit2 - California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology-UCSD Division Ramesh Rao http://www.calit2.net/ 
    *CISA3 - Center of Interdisciplinary Science for Art, Architecture and Archeology  Falko Kuester http://culturalheritage.calit2.net/
    *CITA - Center for Information Theory and Its Applications Alon Orlitsky  
    *CREL-Center for Research in Entertainment and Learning Shlomo Dubnov  
CASS - Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences  George Fuller http://casswww.ucsd.edu
CCB - Center for Circadian Biology  Susan Golden http://ccb.ucsd.edu/
CCIS - Center for Comparative Immigration Studies  John Skrentny http://www.ccis-ucsd.org/ 
cDDI - Center for Drug Discovery Innovation Michael K. Gilson/ Thomas Hermann http://drugdiscovery.ucsd.edu/Pages/default.aspx
CER - Center for Energy Research  Farrokh Najmabadi http://cer.ucsd.edu/ 
    *Center of Excellence for Renewable Resources and Integration Jan Kleissl/ Carlos Coimbra  
CGJ - Center on Global Justice Fonna Forman and Gerry Mackie http://globaljustice.ucsd.edu/
CHD - Center for Human Development  Terry Jernigan http://chd.ucsd.edu/
CIHED – Center for Investigations of Health and Education Disparities Antonio DeMaio/ Frank Ross http://cihed.ucsd.edu/ 
CILAS - Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies David Mares http://cilas.ucsd.edu/ 
CMRR - Center for Magnetic Recording Research Eric Fullerton http://cmrr.ucsd.edu/  
CNS - Center for Networked Systems Stefan Savage http://cns.ucsd.edu/ 
    *CNGDM-Center for Next Generation Digital Media Sheldon Brown  
CRL - Center for Research in Language Marta Kutas http://crl.ucsd.edu/ 
FF-21 - Food and Fuel for the 21st Century Steve Mayfield/ Julian Schroeder http://algae.ucsd.edu/
IEM - Institute of Engineering in Medicine Shu Chien http://iem.ucsd.edu/
    *Whitaker Center for Biomedical Engineering John Watson  
    *CANE-Center for Advanced Neurological Engineering (see INC) William Mobley  
    *CMDI-Center for Medical Devices and Instrumentation Juan Lasheras  
    *CMILS-Center for Multiscale Imaging of Living Systems Robert F. Mattrey/ Ratneshwar Lal/ Klaus Ley  
    *CMSR-Center for Musculoskeletal Research Richard Lieber/ Robert Sah  
INC - Institute for Neural Computation Terrence Sejnowski/ Gert Cauwenberghs http://inc2.ucsd.edu/
    *CANE-Center for Advanced Neurological Engineering (see IEM) Tzyy-Ping Jung  
KIBM - Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind Nick Spitzer http://kibm.ucsd.edu/ 
SDSC - San Diego Supercomputer Center Michael Norman http://www.sdsc.edu/ 
     
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE     
ARI - AIDS Research Institute  Douglas Richman http://ari.ucsd.edu 
CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny Ajit Varki/ Fred H. Gage/ Margaret Schoeninger http://carta.anthropogeny.org/
CTRI - Clinical and Translational Research Institute Gary Firestein http://ctri.ucsd.edu/
CRBS - Center for Research in Biological Systems Mark Ellisman http://crbs.ucsd.edu/ 
GRTC - Glycobiology Research and Training Center Ajit Varki/ Jeffrey Esko http://grtc.ucsd.edu/
IGM - Institute for Genomic Medicine Kelly A. Frazer http://igm.ucsd.edu/
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center Scott Lippman http://cancer.ucsd.edu/
SIRA - Stein Institute for Research on Aging Dilip Jeste http://sira.ucsd.edu
     
SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY     
Climate, Atmospheric Science, and Physical Oceanography (CASPO) Research Division Art Miller http://pord.ucsd.edu/ 
Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine  William Fenical http://cmbb.ucsd.edu/
Geosciences Research Division  David Hilton http://grd.ucsd.edu/
Integrative Oceanography Division  Peter Franks http://iod.ucsd.edu/
Marine Biology Research Division  Mark Hildebrand http://mbrd.ucsd.edu/
Marine Physical Laboratory  William Kuperman http://www.mpl.ucsd.edu/
     

Non-ORU Centers

   
     
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE     
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center  Douglas Galasko http://adrc.ucsd.edu/
BIOGEM-Biomedical Genomics Micoarray Gary Hardiman http://microarrays.ucsd.edu/
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics To Be Updated when data is available  
California NeuroAIDS Tissue Network Igor Grant http://cntn.hivresearch.ucsd.edu/
Center for AIDS Research  Douglas Richman http://cfar.ucsd.edu/
Center for Community Health    http://peds.ucsd.edu/cdch/community/
Division of Community Pediatrics   http://peds.ucsd.edu/cdch/research/
Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior Anirvan Ghosh http://cncb.ucsd.edu/
CPM - Center for Pain and Palliative Medicine  Mark S. Wallace http://anes-cppm.ucsd.edu/
HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center  Igor Grant  http://www.hnrc.ucsd.edu/
Howard Hughes Medical Institute  Patti Larsen  http://www.hhmi.org
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, San Diego Branch  Webster Cavenee http://sandiego.licr.org/
   
SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY  
Center for Clouds Chemistry and Climate  V. Ramanathan  
Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation  Lisa Levin http://cmbc.ucsd.edu/ 
Center for Marine Genomics  Terry Gaasterland http://www.genomes.ucsd.edu/ 
Cooperative Institute for Marine Ecosystems and Climate  David Checkley http://www.jimo.ucsd.edu/
Center for Observations, Modeling and Prediction at Scripps  Bruce Cornuelle http://www.compas.ucsd.edu/ 
   
ARTS & HUMANITIES  
CUE-Center for Urban Ecologies Teddy Cruz/ Kyong Park  
   
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES  
SD-CAB - San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology Stephen Mayfield http://algae.ucsd.edu/
   
ENGINEERING  
Bernard and Sophia Gordon Engineering Leadership Center Ingolf Krueger  
CASB - Center for Algorithmic and Systems Biology  Pavel Pevzner http://casb.ucsd.edu/
CWC - The Centerfor Wireless Communications  Bhaskar Rao  http://www-cwc.ucsd.edu
Charles Lee Powell Structural Research Laboratories Gil Hegemier http://structures.ucsd.edu/?page=research/labs/index
Cymer Center for Control Systems and Dynamics Miroslav Krstic http://ccsd.ucsd.edu/
Information Theory and Applications Center   http://ita.ucsd.edu/
Von Liebig Center for Entrepreneurism and Technology Advancement Rosibel Ochoa  
   
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND PACIFIC STUDIES  
CUSMS - Center for U.S. Mexican Studies Christopher Woodruff http://usmex.ucsd.edu
CPE - Center on Pacific Economies Gordon Hanson http://cpe.ucsd.edu/ 
Global Information Industry Center Roger Bohn http://giic.ucsd.edu/ 
   
PHYSICAL SCIENCES    
Center for NMR Spectroscopy and Imaging of Proteins    http://nmr.ucsd.edu/
CTBP - Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Herbert Levine/Jose Onuchic http://ctbp.ucsd.edu/
LMS - Laboratory for Mathematics and Statistics    
Center for Computational Mathematics Randolph Bank/ Phillip Gill/ Michael Holst http://ccom.ucsd.edu/
IPAPS-Institute for Pure and Applied Physical Sciences Brian Maple http://ipaps.ucsd.edu/
CIMS-Center for Interface & Materials Science Brian Maple  
     
SOCIAL SCIENCES    
AAASRC - African and African-American Studies Research Center Bennetta Jules-Rosette http://idiom.ucsd.edu/%7erose/AAASRC/index
CCW-Center for Community Well-being Michael Cole/ Hugh Mehan  
CGJ-Center on Global Justice Fonna Forman- Barzilai  
CSAPE-Center for the Study of African Political Economy Clark Gibson http://polisci.ucsd.edu/
CREATE - Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment, and Teaching Excellence Mica Pollock http://create.ucsd.edu/ 
LCHC-Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition Michael Cole http://lchc.ucsd.edu/ 
CEE - Center for Environmental Economics Ted Groves

CRGP - Center for Research on Gender in the Professions

Mary Blair-Loy http://crgp.ucsd.edu/
* Centers within ORUs