Christian Metallo, University of California San Diego (image) University of California - San Diego Share Print E-Mail Caption Bioengineering professor Christian Metallo uses a mass spectrometer to "check the pulse" of cells and monitor what nutrients they consume. Metallo is one of eight UC San Diego researchers to receive the latest round of Basic Biology funding from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Credit Josh Knoff/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Usage Restrictions with credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.