An interdisciplinary team of UCI faculty and staff led by School of Biological Sciences Associate Teaching Professor Jessica Pratt was recently awarded a new grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support STEM teacher preparation through UCI’s CalTeach program, where students can obtain their STEM B.S. as well as a…

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Assistant Professor Joleah Lamb and postdoctoral scholar Raechel Littman are collaborating with with other scientists and organizations to comprehensively examine contaminants in oysters in Myanmar. The findings are alarming, showing the…

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…

UCI BioSci Professor Adriana Briscoe, department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, shares some interesting facts about butterflies on NPR! She also discusses the importance of teachers and mentors in diversifying the STEM fields, which Professor…

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Kathleen K. Treseder has been appointed the first Howard A. Schneiderman Endowed Chair in the School of Biological Sciences, effective July 1, 2020. The Howard A. Schneiderman Endowed Chair was…

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Professor David Fruman is the recipient of a new Impact Award from the Department of Defense’s Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP). The PRCRP Impact Award supports research projects addressing critical scientific and clinical cancer issues. Professor Fruman’s project will investigate the mechanisms by which statins, drugs typically given…

Neurobiology and Behavior Chair Marcelo Wood will serve as director on a new institutional training grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse: a division of National Institutes of Health (NIH). Joining Professor Wood is School of Medicine Professor Daniele Piomelli, who…