Faculty at the UC Irvine Charlie Dunlop School of Biological Sciences, our faculty is made up of accomplished visionaries who believe in the power of your ideas. Although our Faculty is focused on their research to make the world a better place, they are also dedicated to training the next generation of talented Biologist. Driven by the School’s theme MIND | BODY | WORLD,  they are also more than happy to help you realize those ideas. In fact this one-on-one attention and collaboration is unique to UC Irvine, and nowhere else can you work alongside such bright and impassioned researchers who are making distinctive marks in their field. With this in mind, we invite you to learn more about what makes our professors and researchers great.

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Learn more about our faculty and their discoveries in the annual dean’s report. Read the 2023 Dean’s Report.

Department Chairs

 

Kavita Arora, PhD

Kavita Arora, PhD

Professor and Chair, Developmental and Cell Biology

Celia Goulding, PhD

Celia Goulding, PhD

Professor and Chair, Molecular and Biochemistry

David Fruman, PhD

David Fruman, PhD

Professor and Chair-Elect, Molecular and Biochemistry

Effective July 1st to take over full-time Chair position

Travis Huxman, PhD

Travis Huxman, PhD

Professor and Chair, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Marcelo Wood, PhD

Marcelo Wood, PhD

Professor and Chair, Neurobiology and Behavior