Day: December 23, 2013

Chancellor's Professor Frank LaFerla named new dean of biological sciences

He was the first to engineer mice that develop the cerebral plaques and tangles that characterize Alzheimer’s, providing researchers with a crucial “living laboratory” of the disease.

UC Irvine opposes proposed boycott of Israeli academic institutions

Irvine, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 – UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake and Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor Howard Gillman have issued a statement regarding a proposed boycott of Israeli academic institutions: “Members of the American Studies Association recently approved a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli higher-education institutions. This action spurred debate within the […]