he UCI Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory has been awarded a UC-HBCU Initiative Summer Research and Graduate Admissions Pathways Grant from the UC Office of the President to sponsor a partnership with…

The School of Biological Sciences would like to announce that Professor Aimee L. Edinger has been selected as a Chancellor’s Fellow. This distinction is awarded to tenured faculty whose body of scientific work supports a strong…

The UCI School of Biological Sciences is honored to congratulate Developmental and Cell Biology Professor Aimee Edinger on being named the UC Irvine Dr. De Gallow Professor of the Year for 2021. This prestigious honor…

Irvine, Calif., April 28, 2021 — While evolution is normally thought of as occurring over millions of years, researchers at the University of California, Irvine have discovered that bacteria can evolve in response to climate…

“Microbiomes in water, soil and air are critical for planetary health,” says Steven Allison, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology.

Congratulations to UCI BioSci Professor Adriana Briscoe on being named a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow! “My hope is that the award will encourage others, especially Latinas, to aspire to the highest levels of creativity and achievement.”

When the pandemic derailed undergraduate T.J. Cross’s research plans, a Zoom meeting quickly set him on a different track. His flexibility and persistence reaped new skills and the satisfaction of helping in the fight against…

With funding from the National Science Foundation, the Ridge to Reef graduate program tackles a wide range of ecological challenges for the OC — from plastics proliferation and kelp forest health to wildfires and flood…

UCI BioSci Chancellor’s Professor Thomas Lane discusses COVID-19 long haulers, his current research using mice to look at COVID-19’s impact on the brain, and how people can prevent the disease’s neurological repercussions….