Month: September 2012

Future of 3-D manufacturing unveiled at UCI prior to national conference

Lifesaving medical devices, fun toys and other 3-D printed products will be on display at UCI.

UCI part of international effort to create 'atlas' of the human brain

A team led by Marquis Vawter participated in a study showing that human brains share a consistent genetic blueprint and possess enormous biochemical complexity.

Wendy Liu receives NIH Director's New Innovator Award

The assistant professor of biomedical engineering aims to make implanted medical devices more compatible with the immune system.

UC Irvine professor among Popular Science’s ‘Brilliant 10’ young scientists of 2012

Deva Ramanan is lauded for work boosting computers’ image recognition capabilities.

James Hicks earns honorary doctorate from leading Danish university

The UCI associate vice chancellor for research and professor of ecology & evolutionary biology got to meet Queen Margrethe II at the Sept. 14 ceremony.

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.

Bill Thompson gets $1.3 million to study bias in WMD probes

The two-year project, funded by a UC Lab Fees Research Grant, is a collaboration between teams at UCI and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.