Press Release Archive: 2015

November 30, 2015 | Student Spotlight: Ryan Ripperdan
Ryan Ripperdan is an undergraduate majoring in Biological Sciences at the Ayala School.  Ryan is on schedule to graduate in Spring 2016 with plans Read More

November 30, 2015 | Ayala School Professor Awarded Climate Action Champion Award
UC President Janet Napolitano created a special climate action fellowship to be awarded to one faculty member at each UC campus for the 2015-2016 Read More

November 30, 2015 | 2015 Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society’s Student Research Conference Award Winners
The Scientific Research Society (Sigma Xi) is an international honor society of scientists and engineers that has maintained a distinguished history of service to science Read More

November 30, 2015 | Limited Funding Need Not Limit Success for Ecological Restoration Projects
A group of researchers in the Ayala School lead by Drs. Sarah Kimball, the assistant director of UCI’s Center for Environmental Biology, and Travis E. Read More

November 30, 2015 | Regenerating a New Limb with the HEAL Project
The University of Connecticut will be launching a revolutionary scientific project aimed at helping individuals who have lost limbs or experienced severe nerve damage Read More

November 30, 2015 | UCI Study Sheds New Light on Emperor Penguins
Dr. Cassondra Williams, a postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of professor Jim Hicks in the department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has published data that Read More

November 30, 2015 | Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Graduate Students Wins NIH Training Award
Heather Wright is the recipient of an National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L Kirschstein Predoctoral National Research Service Award (F31). The purpose of Read More

November 30, 2015 | Ayala School Professor James Hicks elected to the American Physiological Society (APS) Fellows Status
Dr. James W. Hicks joined the department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the Ayala School of Biological Sciences in 1992. In addition, Dr. Read More

November 30, 2015 | University of California Scientists Create Malaria-blocking Mosquitoes
For nearly 20 years, Professor Anthony A. James has focused on engineering anti-disease mosquitoes. His anti-dengue fever models have been tested in cage trials in Read More

November 30, 2015 | Ayala School Professor Steven Frank Awarded Distinguished Professor Title
Steven A. Frank, Ph.D. is a professor in the department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Professor Frank’s research utilizes mathematical, computational, and conceptual models Read More

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