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BioSci’s Highly Cited Researchers 2019

We’re excited to announce that Professors Kathleen Treseder and Steven Allison, both from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, have been recognized as Highly Cited Researchers by the Web of Science Group! Watch the video below to see what this distinction means to both of them.

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February 14, 2020

Professor Leslie M. Thompson, Neurobiology & Behavior and Psychiatry & Human Behavior, has been awarded the title of Donald Bren Professor....

January 23, 2020

When University of California, Irvine neurobiologist Carey Y.L. Huh, Ph.D., set her sights on discovering more about amblyopia, she brought personal insight to her quest. As a child, Huh was diagnosed with the condition, which...

December 23, 2019

From probing the ocean depths to deciphering human health mysteries, researchers across scientific disciplines are increasingly including microbiomes in their work. The Microbiome Centers Consortium has been launched by two University of California, Irvine School...

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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.
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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.