The International Federation of Comparative Endocrinological Societies has awarded the Grace Evelyn Pickford Medal in Comparative Endocrinology to Deborah Lutterschmidt, UCI associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology….

The Ford Foundation’s fellowship program, a half century–old effort to bring racial and ethnic diversity to US academic institutions by supporting select scholars, is ending, according to a statement issued earlier this month. …

Our ability to think, decide, remember recent events and more, comes from our brain’s neocortex. Now University of California, Irvine neuroscientists have discovered key aspects of the mechanisms behind these functions….

What began with a $70,000 philanthropic gift 12 years ago has grown into the recipient of a $47 million National Institute on Aging grant for Alzheimer’s disease research at the University of California, Irvine. …

The British Ecological Society announced today that University of California, Irvine ecologist and biogeochemist Kathleen Treseder has won the organization’s Marsh Award for Climate Change Research.

Monkeypox has been spreading globally since May, the first time it has ever been widely found outside of Central and West Africa. News of another disease outbreak coming on the heels of the COVID pandemic…

Now University of California, Irvine biologists offer new insights into these entities known as transposons, providing knowledge that could one day help in the fight against cancers and aging-related diseases….

Why do many treatments that work in animal models fail in people? In his new book, Neurobiology and Behavior professor Georg Striedter says researchers sometimes unwittingly set the stage for defeat by overlooking species differences…

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Carlene Chinn, a Fourth-year PhD candidate in UCI’s Department of Neurobiology and Behavior and adviser Dr. Marcelo Wood have been awarded the prestigious Gilliam Fellowship by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Fellowships…

Dr. Michael Leon, professor of neurobiology and behavior, is featured on the Healthy Baby Show podcast and speaks about the latest research on neuroplasticity – the brain’s ability to change and adapt as a result…