Press Release Archive: 2017

November 1, 2017 | New Grant to Help Identify Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarkers
A team of UCI scientists led by Michael Yassa, Ph.D., Neurobiology and Behavior Professor and Director of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Read More

October 2, 2017 | Faculty Spotlight: David M. Gardiner, Ph.D.
Professor David M. Gardiner is a regeneration biologist in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the Read More

October 2, 2017 | Training Program Leads to Successes in Regenerative Medicine
Former UCI postdoctoral fellow Dr. Kristine Freude recently visited the university to present her latest work. Now an Associate Professor in the Group of Stem Cells and Read More

October 2, 2017 | New Associate Dean to Help with Growing Research Budget
Recognizing the critical role that innovation also plays, the Ayala School was the first school to create the Associate Dean for Research and Innovation position, Read More

September 29, 2017 | UCI scientists identify important aspect of the brain’s navigational system
Bruce McNaughton, distinguished professor of Neurobiology and Behavior (NB&B), and his team of researchers have shed light on how the brain functions to determine how fast, Read More

September 29, 2017 | New Award to Further the Development of 3-D Tissue Models for Drug Screening
Christopher Hughes (Francisco J. Ayala Chair and Professor in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry) has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to forward Read More

September 28, 2017 | Staff Spotlight – Shannon Ingram
UCI alumna Shannon Ingram is Director of Marketing and Communications for the Ayala School of Biological Sciences. At the age of 12, she joined her Read More

September 28, 2017 | Inspiring the Next Generation of Neuroscientists
The Ayala School of Biological Sciences’ Nu Rho Psi neuroscience club has made science education and increasing the public awareness of neuroscience part of its core mission. Read More

September 28, 2017 | Faculty Spotlight – Professor David M. Gardiner
Professor David M. Gardiner is a regeneration biologist in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the Read More

September 20, 2017 | Neurobiologist Receives Teaching Honor
Professor Georg F. Striedter (Neurobiology and Behavior) has received the 2017 Ayala School Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. The annual award honors an Read More

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