Month: October 2012

UCI Program in Public Health receives accreditation

Designation from the Council on Education for Public Health is valid through 2017.

Shocktoberfest 2012: Fun in many forms

Annual campus blowout features concert, costume contest and court competitions.

Professor Russell Dalton

The influence of independents

New bloc of voters who eschew traditional party politics could determine next president, professor says.

UCI’s vice chancellor for student affairs to speak in Santa Ana

Oct. 18 appearance at Santa Ana Valley High School is part of UC effort emphasizing that college is attainable.

Markus Ribbe and team report biochemistry discovery in Science

In work lasting less than one year, they determined the origin of a carbide ion in nitrogenase.

UCI garners $11.5 million in continued support of systems biology center

The award provides five years of additional support to the biologists, mathematicians, physicists, engineers and computer scientists who collaborate in pursuit of a more comprehensive and accurate understanding of complex biological systems.

UC Irvine gets $1 million to combat elder abuse

UC Irvine’s Program in Geriatrics will use federal grant for pilot program to preventing the abuse of people with dementia, called Take AIM Against Elder Abuse.

Valdevit, team win Popular Mechanics award for world’s lightest metal

UCI mechanical & aerospace engineer and fellow researchers at HRL Labs and Caltech developed micro-lattice metal.

UC Irvine opens clinical trial of novel treatment for brain cancer

Experiemental vaccines hold promise to slow the return of glioblastoma multiforme. UC Irvine begins enrolling patients in DCVax trial.

Chronic kidney disease alters intestinal microbial flora

UC Irvine study patients with renal failure experienced changes the composition of intestinal bacterial microbes that are crucial to staving off disease-causing pathogens and maintaining micronutrient balance.