With 8 Nobel Laureates, an interdisciplinary culture & risk-taking tradition, UCSD annually attracts close to $730 million in research funding & has spun off a third of the region’s biotech industry.
The National Research Council ranks UCSD neuroscience & oceanography #1 in the nation, biomedical engineering is second, and physiology & pharmacology are third. In numerous surveys, UCSD medical, biological, engineering & physical sciences rank in the top 10 internationally.

Tenants have unparalleled access to renowned research centers for supercomputing, biological structure, wireless communication, microscopy & imaging research, genome sequencing, molecular genetics, climate& oceanography, magnetic recording, telecommunications & information technology.