Five faculty members from BioSci were recently selected to join the inaugural class of the UCI Faculty Academy for Teaching Excellence (FATE) fellows for the 2022-23 academic year.

Associate Professor Celia Faiola and Teaching Professor and…

Professor Aimee Edinger from the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology and Professor Georg Striedter from the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science…

Combating Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases by inserting healthy new immune cells into the brain has taken a leap toward reality. Neuroscientists at the University of California, Irvine and the University of Pennsylvania have found…

Assistant Professor Xiaoyu Shi from the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology has received a $400,000 grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Advancing Imaging Through Collaborative Projects program.

This grant will support Professor Shi’s project, which…

Professor Adriana Briscoe’s article, “Familia, Comunidad y Maestros: How I Became a Latina Science Professor,” highlights key aspects of Mexican and Mexican American history that contribute to the challenges faced by Latinos in the U.S….

Phages, or bacteria-infecting viruses, are Earth’s most abundant biological entities, according to a team of three post-docs — Mirjam Zuend, Sage Dunham and Jason Rothman — in Katrine Whiteson’s lab from the Department of Molecular…

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has uncovered new information about how the brain develops and potential abnormalities that can occur during that process. The team behind this…

In December, the UC Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) held its annual “A December to Remember Gala,” which celebrated Frank LaFerla, dean of the UCI School of Biological Sciences and…

In September, Associate Professor Deborah Lutterschmidt from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology was awarded the prestigious Grace Evelyn Pickford Medal in Comparative Endocrinology by the International Federation of Comparative Endocrinological Societies (IFCES), which…

 

The UCI School of Biological Sciences hosts Donuts with the Dean events each quarter at which undergraduate students can meet and mingle with Dean Frank LaFerla, BioSci faculty, classmates and special guest speakers, while enjoying…