UCI MIND, the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders at UCI, has been awarded a $14.4 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, one of the National Institutes of Health, to sustain critical…

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Assistant Professor Joleah Lamb and postdoctoral scholar Raechel Littman are collaborating with with other scientists and organizations to comprehensively examine contaminants in oysters in Myanmar. The findings are alarming, showing the…

UCI BioSci Professor Adriana Briscoe, department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, shares some interesting facts about butterflies on NPR! She also discusses the importance of teachers and mentors in diversifying the STEM fields, which Professor…

Neurobiology and Behavior Chair Marcelo Wood will serve as director on a new institutional training grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse: a division of National Institutes of Health (NIH). Joining Professor Wood is School of Medicine Professor Daniele Piomelli, who…

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Professors Yilin Hu and Markus Ribbe have been delving deep into the field of bacterial nitrogenase and related systems. In a recent study published in Science, the researchers report new structural and mechanistic insights into the nitrogenase reaction. 

Nitrogen is one of the…

Dr. Anthony Fauci, surprise guest speaker for the UCI School of Biological Sciences class of 2020….

Mind Body World April 2020 Newsletter. …

Using a modified natural substance along with current approaches could improve colon cancer treatment, according to findings by University of California, Irvine biologists. The discovery comes from their research into the role of an amino…