Molecule that changes the shape of mitochondria corrects obesity

A team of University of California, Irvine, scientists have discovered a novel pharmacological approach to attenuate the mitochondrial dysfunction that drives diet-induced obesity. The results of their…

“‘Many people know that chronic alcohol consumption affects the liver, but really big changes occur in the lungs from drinking’, says Messaoudi, ‘which has an effect on people with COVID-19.’”…

UCI scientists, including UCI BioSci Professors Qing Nie and Maksim Plikus, have developed a computational platform called CellChat to help decipher cell communication….

“This virus is mutating, and it doesn’t care if it’s in Idaho or South Africa,” says Professor Ilhem Messaoudi. …

“Masking can prevent up to 70% of transmission, that’s basically as good as one dose of the vaccine,” says Professor Ilhem Messaoudi. …

 
Qing Nie, Chancellor’s Professor of developmental and cell biology & mathematics, and Xiaohui Xie, professor of computer science, have led a team of UCI scientists to develop a new deep-learning framework that predicts gene regulation…

Findings reveal new information on melanoma development and insights into treatments….

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…

Please join the School of Biological Sciences in sending our best wishes to Professors John Avise, Michael Cumsky, David Gardiner and Donald Senear on their retirement from UCI. Each one of them has dedicated countless…