Month: November 2012

Gov. Brown appoints Ulrike Luderer to state toxicant identification board

Dr. Ulrike Luderer, UCI associate professor of medicine, has been appointed to the state Developmental & Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee.

UCI stem cell research duo named among 'hottest' in O.C.

Brian Cummings and Aileen Anderson of UCI’s Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center are among this year’s “Hottest 25 People in O.C.,” a designation conferred annually by OC Metro, Orange County’s leading business magazine.

UCI Minority Science Programs students garner 21 research awards

Fifteen UCI undergraduates participating in the School of Biological Sciences’ Minority Science Programs received 21 awards for their research presentations at the 2012 ABRCMS meeting.

13 from UCI named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows

Twelve UC Irvine researchers and one administrator have been made fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Thomas Lane

A test of nerves

Thomas Lane leads UCI’s efforts to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis

Professor Daniel Stokols

Online course off to great start

Dan Stokols’ iTunes U course has drawn more than 150,000 subscribers since its debut in June

Brief exercise immediately enhances memory, UCI study finds

A short burst of moderate exercise enhances the consolidation of memories in both healthy older adults and those with mild cognitive impairment, scientists with UC Irvine’s Center for the Neurobiology of Learning & Memory have discovered.

Chef Paul Baca preparing Thanksgiving dinner

‘Eaters on campus for T-Day still get feast

UCI staff, leadership will host a traditional meal for students not home for the holiday

Coach courts players abroad

Former Turkish pro is key to boss Russell Turner’s international recruitment efforts

Deborah Lowe Vandell

Lessons from the School of Education

New dean discusses ways of strengthening California’s academic system