Faculty Department Chairs

Developmental & Cell Biology Department Chair:

Dr. Thomas Schilling

Thomas F. Schilling, Ph.D.
Professor, Developmental & Cell Biology, School of Biological Sciences,

Ph.D., University of Oregon
Research Interests: Zebrafish developmental genetics – using genetics and molecular biology to study pattern formation in the early zebrafish embryo

Phone: (949)824-2479
Email: tschilli@uci.edu
University of California, Irvine
4109 Natural Sciences 2
Irvine, CA 92697

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Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Department Chair:

Dr. Christopher C.W. HughesChristopher C.W. Hughes, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, School of Biological Sciences
Professor, Biomedical Engineering, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Ph.D., University of London
Research Interests: Blood vessel development, angiogenesis in cancer, bioengineering of blood vessels and tissues

Phone: (949)824-8771
Email: cchughes@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
Dept. Mol. Biol. & Biochem.
3219 McGaugh Hall; Mail Code: 3900
Irvine, CA 92697

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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department Chair:

James W. Hicks, Ph.D.
Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences

Director, Exercise Medicine and Sports Science Initiative

Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Research Interests: Oxygen transport, comparative and evolutionary approaches, modeling physiological systems

Phone:(949) 824-6386
Email: jhicks@uci.edu
University of California, Irvine
3106 Biological Sciences III; Mail Code: 2525
Irvine, CA 92697

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Neurobiology & Behavior Department Chair:

Marcelo A. Wood, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior, School of Biological Sciences
Director, Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program
Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory

Ph.D., Princeton University
Research Interests: Epigenetics, Long-term Memory, Drug-seeking behavior, Transcription, Histone Acetyltransferases, Histone Deacetylases, Small Molecule Therapeutic

Phone: (949) 824-2259
Email: mwood@uci.edu
University of California, Irvine
3212 Biological Sciences III; Mail Code: 4545
Irvine, CA 92697

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Faculty by Department

BioSci Faculty – Alphabetical Order by Last Name