The human genome contains an estimated 30,000 genes encoded in approximately 3 billion base pairs. This vast amount of genetic information resides within a cell’s nucleus, an area with an average diameter of around 6…

The development of organisms is a complex process that continues to drive intrigue and exploration. In a new paper from Developmental and Cell Biology Assistant Professor Zeba Wunderlich and graduate student Rachel Waymack, in collaboration…

Neurobiology and Behavior Chair Marcelo Wood and School of Medicine Professor Gary Lynch have been awarded a Multiple Primary Investigator (MPI) grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to examine epigenetic mechanisms in the…

Developmental and Cellular Biology Professor Christine Suetterlin is the Primary Investigator on a new R01 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Together with Professor…

Developmental and Cell Biology Professor Thomas Schilling and Developmental and Cell Biology & Mathematics Professor Qing Nie have been awarded a new grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate the mechanisms that drive…

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Professor Ilhem Messaoudi is among the UCI researchers awarded the 2020 Campus-Community Research Incubator (CCRI) grant. The CCRI grants are supported by the UCI Institute for Clinical & Translational Science and…

Alzheimer’s is a disease that impacts the brain and represents between 60 to 80% of dementia cases. Although aging is Alzheimer’s greatest significant risk factor, research shows the disease disproportionately affects women. With support from…

Mosquitoes are the vector for the parasitic disease malaria. In recent years, scientists like Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Donald Bren Professor Anthony James have been exploring new genetic-based approaches to control the spread of mosquito-borne…

Developmental and Cell Biology Professor Arthur Lander received the prestigious Daniel G. Aldrich, Jr. Distinguished University Service Award for 2020-21. This high Academic Senate honor recognizes Senate members who are respected scholars and who have made outstanding contributions of service to the University of California and/or public…