Making Biology Come Alive

At the UCI 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 UCI, 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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Department Chairs

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Marcelo Wood, PhD

Professor and Chair | Department of Neurobiology and Behavior

(949) 824-2259
mwood@uci.edu
 3212 Biological Sciences III

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Kavita Arora, PhD

Professor and Chair | Department of Developmental and Cell Biology

(949) 824-1087
karora@uci.edu
4215 McGGaugh Hall

Professor Goulding

Celia Goulding, PhD

Professor and Chair | Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

(949) 824- 0337
 celia.goulding@uci.edu
2212 Natural Sciences 1

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James Hicks, PhD

Professor and Chair | Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

(949) 824-2259
jhicks@uci.edu
5205 McGaugh Hall