Microorganism communities like bacteria and fungi are complex and diverse and inhabit earth’s many environments, from the human body to oceans and soils. Our bodies contain thousands of bacterial species.

In new research published in the journal, Science, Professor Manny Azizi and his colleagues, Sarah Bergbreiter (University of Maryland) and S.N. Patek (Duke University), describe a new mathematical …

Aimee Edinger Associate Professor Developmental and Cell Biology Successful tumor cells must develop strategies to grow even in the face of famine. Tumors do not have enough blood vessels to keep all the cancer cells well fed, and the blood vessels that are present are leaky and don’t function properly. Despite these supply-side limitations, tumor…

Many of science’s most exciting and relevant advances are taking place in the field of biology. And with good reason. Biological solutions are needed to overcome the global challenges we face that affect our health, our economy, our society and our world every day. To help students prepare for successful futures in such a demanding…

UCI researchers, lead by Biological Sciences School Dean Frank LaFerla and Professor Andrea Tenner, have received an $11.4 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to create several humanized mouse models to more accurately mimic human Alzheimer’s conditions, and serve as valuable tools to better understand and target Alzheimer’s pathology. Biological Sciences School Professors…