The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute unlocks the world's genomic data to accelerate scientific breakthroughs Ed Green is interested in the evolutionary history of humans and their extinct relatives. Brad Smith (center) works with students and Cisco engineers on new projects in the NMO Lab. Machine Learning faculty at UC Santa Cruz Stephen Petersen works with students on the Greenwharf project, a low-impact marine microgrid energy system. Katia Obraczka leads the Inter-Networking Research Group, which integrates sensors and networks to understand the environment. Database faculty at UC Santa Cruz Applied Mathematics & Statistics