Emily Bryant. Emily is currently pursuing a major in biological sciences at UC Irvine….

The School of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce the launch of BioSci Ambassadors….

Professor Fruman and colleagues identify an alternative anti-cancer benefit of statins- drugs normally prescribed for treating high cholesterol….

Congratulations to Professor Lee Bardwell, Developmental and Cell Biology, for being selected as a recipient of a 2017-2018 Dean’s Honoree Award. The award was given as part of this year’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching honors….

Frank LaFerla has been appointed to a second five-year term as dean of the School of Biological Sciences. This reappointment decision follows a five-year administrative review, which included materials submitted by Dean LaFerla …

Microorganism communities like bacteria and fungi are complex and diverse and inhabit earth’s many environments, from the human body to oceans and soils. Our bodies contain thousands of bacterial species….

In new research published in the journal, Science, Professor Manny Azizi and his colleagues, Sarah Bergbreiter (University of Maryland) and S.N. Patek (Duke University), describe a new mathematical …

Aimee Edinger
Associate Professor
Developmental and Cell Biology

Successful tumor cells must develop strategies to grow even in the face of famine. Tumors do not have enough blood vessels to keep all the cancer cells well fed, and…

Charles “Charlie” Dunlop, founder of Ambry Genetics, sat down with Dean Frank LaFerla for a unique Biological Sciences School Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on March 1st. This special Q&A between Dunlop, Dean LaFerla and the audience,…

Billionaire Elon Musk isn’t the only one interested in linking brains to computers. Duke University Professor Miguel Nicolelis, M.D., Ph.D. has been a pioneer in brain machine interfaces (BMI) for decades. On February 27th, he…