Day: September 17, 2012

UCI stem cell research pioneer to speak at TEDxOrangeCoast

Hans Keirstead of the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center will highlight what it takes to successfully translate lab discoveries into therapeutic reality.

A laser focus on cell research

Biomedical engineer Elliot Botvinick uses optical tweezers to understand how disease takes hold

Ramon Zavala

Peddling sustainability

Bicycle commuter Ramon Zavala hopes others follow his lead.

UCI researchers find cause of chemotherapy resistance in melanoma

Researchers with UC Irvine’s Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a genetic pathway in melanoma cells that inhibits the cellular mechanism for detecting DNA damage wrought by chemotherapy, thereby building up tolerance to cancer-killing drugs.