Press Releases

December 13, 2017 | Tewari Gift Brings Two New Graduate Scholarships
The School is proud to announce the creation of a new student award. The Krishna and Sujata Tewari Scholar Award for students who demonstrate proclivity Read More

December 13, 2017 | Major NIA Grant Supports Alzheimer’s Research
In October, the School of Biological Sciences was awarded a very significant grant of $11.35 million from the National Institute on Aging. This grant further Read More

December 13, 2017 | In Pursuit of Inclusive Excellence
The Ayala School would like to congratulate Brian Sato, Ph.D., Associate Teaching Professor from the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, on receiving an Inclusive Read More

November 27, 2017 | Three BioSci Researchers Named AAAS Fellows
Professors Adriana D. Briscoe (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology), Craig E.L. Stark (Neurobiology and Behavior), and Kathleen K. Treseder (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) of Read More

November 20, 2017 | Uncovering the Mystery of the Domestication of Grapes
Professor Brandon Gaut, Associate Dean for Research and Innovation and faculty member in Ecology and Environmental Biology, and UC Davis Professor Dario Cantu, lead a Read More

November 1, 2017 | New Grant to Help Identify Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarkers
[caption id="attachment_20052" align="alignleft" width="277"] MRI Image Of Head Showing Brain[/caption] A team of UCI scientists led by Michael Yassa, Ph.D., Neurobiology and Behavior Professor and Director Read More

October 2, 2017 | Faculty Spotlight: David M. Gardiner, Ph.D.
Professor David M. Gardiner is a regeneration biologist in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the Read More

October 2, 2017 | Training Program Leads to Successes in Regenerative Medicine
Former UCI postdoctoral fellow Dr. Kristine Freude recently visited the university to present her latest work. Now an Associate Professor in the Group of Stem Cells and Read More

October 2, 2017 | New Associate Dean to Help with Growing Research Budget
Recognizing the critical role that innovation also plays, the Ayala School was the first school to create the Associate Dean for Research and Innovation position, Read More

September 29, 2017 | UCI scientists identify important aspect of the brain’s navigational system
Bruce McNaughton, distinguished professor of Neurobiology and Behavior (NB&B), and his team of researchers have shed light on how the brain functions to determine how fast, Read More

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