Day: March 19, 2012

Circadian rhythms have profound influence on metabolic output, UCI study reveals

By analyzing the hundreds of metabolic products present in the liver, researchers with the UC Irvine Center for Epigenetics & Metabolism have discovered that circadian rhythms – our own body clock – greatly control the production of such key building blocks as amino acids, carbohydrates and lipids.

Anne Marie Conley

Motivating learners

Stickers, gold stars and cash for good grades are counterproductive, says educational psychologist.

Putting the ‘extra’ in ‘extracurricular’

Want to maximize your UCI experience? Here’s a list of things to do during your undergraduate years, according to older (and presumably wiser) upperclassmen. They came up with the roster in honor of the university’s 50th anniversary in 2015 — when current freshmen will graduate.

Pacific Breast Care, Dr. Alice Police strengthen women’s health services with UC Irvine affiliation

Orange County’s preeminent breast health center joins forces with UC Irvine, which will provide access to comprehensive cancer center and clinical trials.