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UCI BioSci Commencement 2020 – Surprise Guest Speaker, Dr. Anthony Fauci

NEW – Annual Dean’s Report Out Now!

In the 2020 issue, learn how the Pandemic has shaped how we view the life sciences.

June 26, 2020

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, in collaboration with their colleagues from Beijing, China, have gained new insights into the development of poorly understood malignant skin cancers collectively known as Paget’s disease....

May 1, 2020

The powerful method could help with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases ranging from cancer to COVID-19 through quantifying crosstalks between “good” cells and “bad” cells....

April 8, 2020

Mind Body World April 2020 Newsletter. ...

April 8, 2020

In her new role as Director of Finance at UCI BioSci, Rhoda Peng has broad financial and administrative responsibilities for the development and recommendation of school-wide policies and procedures, coordinates the budget planning and allocation...

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Frankly,

WITH DEAN LAFERLA

Episode 9

In this episode, Professor Peter Donovan, Developmental and Cell Biology, turns the tables on Dean Frank LaFerla and interviews Dean LaFerla to gain insight on Alzheimer’s disease.

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ACADEMICS AND RESEARCH

As one of the world’s most renowned biological science institutions, the UCI School of Biological Sciences is shaping the future for generations to come. Students and faculty alike have access to world-class facilities and technology that empower their groundbreaking work. This continues the School’s founding philosophy of innovation, an approach that uses interdisciplinary studies to create new paths to discovery.
ACADEMICS
Four departments

The UCI School of Biological Sciences has four departments. Each department ranks in the top 20 percent or higher of national institutions according to National Research Council data.

RESEARCH
Biology is the science of life

Funding fuels our research.  It comes to the Biological Sciences School from federal agencies, foundations, charities, industry and other sponsors.

Our Faculty

UCI Faculty

At the UCI School of Biological Sciences, our faculty is made up of accomplished visionaries who believe in the power of your ideas.
Although our Faculty is focused on their research to make the world a better place, they are also dedicated to training the next generation of talented Biologist.

Our Students

UCI Students

With 3,100 undergraduates and nearly 300 graduate students, the School of Biological Sciences is one of the largest at UCI. The School attracts the brightest minds and is rich in diversity. We believe that our student’s success after graduation speaks volumes of the school’s quality and leadership in the scientific community.

Our Departments

UCI Research Opportunities

The UCI School of Biological Sciences has four departments. Each department ranks in the top 20 percent or higher of national institutions according to National Research Council data and has a comprehensive series of core courses for undergraduates that reflect the ever-expanding field.