Press Releases

May 18, 2017 | BioSci Geneticist Helps Establish Malaria Initiative to Fight Deadly Disease in Africa
With malaria continuing to exact a severe toll in tropical and subtropical areas, UCI is taking a leadership role in fighting it through the newly Read More

May 18, 2017 | Stem Cells: Biology for a Better Tomorrow
On May 3rd, the Ayala School of Biological Sciences was honored to have Professor Peter J. Donovan (Developmental and Cell Biology, and Biological Chemistry) give Read More

May 18, 2017 | New Mentor Program Welcomes Back BioSci Alumni
Created with the goal of brings together current graduate students and postdocs with local Ph.D. and Postdoctoral alumni who hold positions in a variety of Read More

May 16, 2017 | 2017 Blaise Pascal Medal for Life Sciences
University Professor and Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences Francisco J. Ayala has been awarded the European Academy of Sciences’ Blaise Pascal Medal for Life Read More

May 15, 2017 | New Manager to Help Mission of Full Outside Research Funding
As the Ayala School works toward the goal of fully funding research through outside sources, Joseph Garrido will serve a key role. Newly arrived as Read More

May 15, 2017 | “Science Saturdays” at UCI
Local middle school students have started coming to research laboratories on the UCI campus through a pilot program in the Department of Molecular Biology and Read More

May 15, 2017 | New Study Identifies How Male, Female Heliconius Butterflies See the World Differently
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Adriana Briscoe has discovered that male and female butterflies of one particular species have the unique ability to see the Read More

May 10, 2017 | Alumni in the News – Wanda Barfield, M.D., M.P.H.
Wanda Barfield M.D. M.P.H. (B.S. ’85) thought she would devote her career to animals. However, undergraduate volunteer service in a hospital changed her focus to Read More

May 10, 2017 | Bio Sci MSP Students Excel at Science Meeting
Four Ayala School of Biological Sciences Minority Science Programs (MSP) undergraduates were awarded for their outstanding research presentations at the 2017 American Association for the Read More

May 10, 2017 | Visualizing the Inner Workings of Health and Disease with Ian Parker
On April 18th, the Ayala School of Biological Sciences was honored to host Professor Ian Parker (Neurobiology and Behavior) for the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Read More

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