Press Releases

September 20, 2017 | Neurobiologist Receives Teaching Honor
Professor Georg F. Striedter (Neurobiology and Behavior) has received the 2017 Ayala School Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. The annual award honors an Read More

September 20, 2017 | New Associate Dean to Help with Growing Research Budget
Research is at the heart of the mission of UC Irvine and the Ayala School of Biological Sciences. As recent news has indicated, the university Read More

September 20, 2017 | Chancellor’s Professor Title Awarded
Professor Charles G. Glabe (Molecular Biology and Biochemistry) has been awarded the title of UCI Chancellor’s Professor. The Chancellor’s title is designated for faculty at Read More

July 21, 2017 | UCI Scientists Identify Regulators of Hair Growth
Ayala Professor Maksim Plikus (Developmental and Cell Biology) and Mathematics Professor Qing Nie have discovered that a critical cell signaling mechanism involved in developing body Read More

July 21, 2017 | How Fungi Affect Climate Change
Professor Kathleen K. Treseder (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) studies the contribution of soil organisms to climate change. Her work on soil fungi was recently featured Read More

June 2, 2017 | Eye Foundation Supports Brain Research
Children are at risk of developing poor vision in one eye due to amblyopia (a visual disorder due to abnormal vision during critical periods of Read More

May 31, 2017 | New insight into Huntington’s Disease Effect on the Brain
Professor Leslie M. Thompson (Neurobiology and Behavior and Psychiatry and Human Behavior) and her collaborators, have identified new defects in the blood vessels that form Read More

May 24, 2017 | Stimulating Innovation Through Collaboration
Collaboration and innovation should not be seen as separate processes, but as complementary parts working together to bring out change. On May 19th, the Ayala Read More

May 24, 2017 | Researchers Transform Skin into Brain
In a recent study led by Neurobiology and Behavior Professor Mathew Blurton-Jones and UCI Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders Associate Researcher Wayne Poon, Read More

May 22, 2017 | New Master’s Program in Conservation and Restoration
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Center for Environmental Biology (CEB) are excited to announce the new Masters in Conservation and Restoration Science (MCRS) graduate Read More

Sign up for our e-newsletter to learn more about upcoming events and school news!