At the 2019 Winter BioSci Dean’s Distinguished Lecture, Professor Hughes presented data on his quest to create “Body-on-a-Chip” technology, with the hope of ushering in a new age of drug discovery….

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Jennifer Martiny’s research aims to determine the mechanisms that govern microbial diversity across environmental and human systems. Microbes such as bacteria and fungi are important for many seen and unseen…

Congratulations to Teaching Professors Andrea Nicholas, Nancy Aguilar-Roca, and Jessica Pratt, this year’s Excellence in Teaching award winners for the UCI School of Biological Sciences….

When Idaho physician David Shelley, M.D., phoned California businessman Ed Chang, the call brought together two people with more in common than either expected. Besides sharing a passion for health care innovation, the pair discovered…

Congratulations to Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Professor Melissa Lodoen, who has been named the 2018 Dolph O. Adams awardee by the Society for Leukocyte Biology. Her research, which focuses on the role of monocytes and…

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…