“This gift provides a unique opportunity for UCI to establish a world-class research center focused on the area of depression, which is extremely important from a societal point of view,” says Pramod Khargonekar, vice chancellor…

Cross-disciplinary researchers will explore applications in regenerative medicine

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 3, 2022 – The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded $1 million to an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of California, Irvine to study…

Professor Michael Yassa is featured on an episode of Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s CNN Podcast, Chasing Life, for his expertise on memory research.
In this episode, Professor Yassa discusses how memories are stored in the brain, why…

Steven Allison, professor of Ecology in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Director of the Newkirk Center for Science and Society, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement…

Aimee Edinger, Professor of Developmental and Cell Biology, is featured in the latest Rising Tide: Change Makers podcast from the UCI Beall Applied Innovation.
In this episode, Professor Edinger goes into detail about her research that…

Professor Mike Yassa is featured on KCRW and explains how pandemic stress can cause brain fog and other neurological issues – and ways to prevent them.
 “With what we call brain fog … the connections brain…

Adriana Briscoe, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, is featured on NOVA and PBS as she discusses how the scientific secrets of butterflies are inspiring technological innovations. Listen here….

Professor Michael A. Yassa, Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior, has been appointed as the James L. McGaugh Chair in the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory.
Professor Mike Yassa…

Professor Katrine L. Whiteson of the department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry has been selected as a UCI Chancellor’s Fellow, a distinction awarded to tenured faculty whose body of scientific work supports a strong trajectory…

Professor Christie Fowler of the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior has been selected as a UCI Chancellor’s Fellow, a distinction awarded to tenured faculty whose body of scientific work supports a strong trajectory towards distinction.
Professor…