Press Release Archive: 2016

December 20, 2016 | Staff Spotlight: Owen Shimizu
UCI alumnus Owen Shimizu is a Staff Research Associate for the Ayala School of Biological Sciences.  Owen began working with the School as a Read More

December 20, 2016 | When it comes to the Brain, Sex Matters
Professor Larry Cahill (Neurobiology and Behavior) is a distinguished neuroscientist whose research centers on understanding sex influences on nervous system function.  Professor Cahill was selected Read More

December 20, 2016 | Teaching the Principles of Neurobiology
Assistant Teaching Professor Andrea C. Nicholas (Neurobiology and Behavior) is the author of a new series of online learning tutorials published by Garland.  Professor Nicholas’ Read More

December 20, 2016 | Rose Hill Scholars: Recognizing Student Achievement
Five students from the Ayala School were named Rose Hills Foundation Undergraduate Science & Engineering Scholars for the 2016-2017 school year.  We would like to Read More

December 20, 2016 | Preparing The Next Generation of Educators
Graduate students Emily Abbott and Kerianne Wilson (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology), Dail Chapman and Heather Karner (Developmental and Cell Biology), and Matthew Mahavongtrakul and Julia Read More

December 20, 2016 | Donuts with the Dean, Fall 2016
At this year’s freshman welcome, Dean Frank M. LaFerla invited incoming students to join their peers at the fall quarter “Donuts with the Dean” event Read More

December 20, 2016 | Alumni in the News – Charles C. Greene, M.D., Ph.D.
Charles C. Greene M.D. Ph.D., has been recognized as a 2016 Health Care Hero by the Jacksonville Business Journal.  Dr. Greene obtained a B.S. from Read More

December 20, 2016 | Are You Drinking Too Much Caffeine?
Professor Michael Yassa (Neurobiology and Behavior) is the director of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory and an expert in the biology Read More

December 20, 2016 | Jelly-like Pods Wash Up on Local Beach
In late November, visitors to the shores of Huntington Beach were greeted by strange-looking jelly-like pods that had recently washed ashore.  Intrigued by the Read More

December 20, 2016 | New Insights into the Evolutionary Process
The native Hawaiian flora has the highest frequency of unique species anywhere in the world, but little is known about their interactions with other species, Read More

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