Press Release Archive: 2015

December 21, 2015 | Community Spotlight: Emma N. Flores, Ph.D.
Ayala School Alumnus, Dr. Emma N. Flores, completed her undergraduate degree (2006) at UC Irvine before beginning a career as a mentor, educator and Read More

December 21, 2015 | Has Gene-Editing the Human Germline Found Common Ground?
On December 1-3, the International Summit on Human Gene Editing kicked off its first meeting at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington D.C.  The Read More

December 21, 2015 | The Ayala Family Celebrates Thanksgiving
The Ayala School once again played host to a special Thanksgiving lunch for its international students.  Held on November 24 in the Pacific ballroom at Read More

December 21, 2015 | Student Spotlight: Stephanie Tu
Throughout her life fourth-year Human Biology student, Stephanie Tu has been driven by two interconnected passions.  The first, is to be a “Renaissance woman,” Read More

December 21, 2015 | Sea of Change
The OC Register recently explored the history of the Salton Sea along with the potential environmental ramifications of its drying. Inside, the author cited Read More

December 21, 2015 | Staff Spotlight: Vicki Thomas
It is with great excitement that we introduce, the new Ayala School Executive Assistant to the Dean, Vicki Thomas.  In her role as Executive Read More

December 21, 2015 | Playing 3D video games can boost memory formation
In a recent study by Professor Craig Stark from the department of Neurobiology and Behavior, it was discovered that individuals who played three dimensional Read More

December 21, 2015 | Ayala School Professor gives his thoughts on the Male vs. Female Brain
In a feature published by the New York Times, Dr. Larry Cahill, a professor in the department of Neurobiology and Behavior, gives his expert Read More

December 21, 2015 | Green tea impairs development, reproduction in fruit flies
New research from the lab of Professor Mahtab Jafari reveals that excessive consumption of green tea adversely affects the development and reproduction of fruit Read More

December 21, 2015 | Ayala Alumni Maintain Ties Through Mentor Program
One of the most precious resources is time. Many of our alumni have chosen to donate their time back to the school through the Ayala Read More

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