Day: March 12, 2019

UCI professor is awarded $3.7 million in NIH grants for research on neurological disorders

UCI School of Medicine researcher Geoff Abbott, professor of physiology & biophysics, is the recipient of a $2 million Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (R35 grant) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences and a $1.7 million R01 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The five-year grants help enable studies focused […]

Grad student working on ‘superbug kryptonite’ wins UCI Grad Slam, will compete systemwide

Many insects are equipped with a natural defense mechanism against harmful pathogens: Their wings are covered with nanoscale spikes – 1,000 times thinner than a human hair – that kill bacteria and fungi cells. UCI’s 2019 winner of the University of California Grad Slam competition is mimicking these antimicrobial surfaces in the lab for potential […]

UCI’s graduate programs shine in U.S. News & World Report rankings

UCI’s doctoral programs once again shined in U.S. News & World Report’s annual graduate school rankings – published online on March 12. In just its fifth year of eligibility, the UCI School of Law ranks seventh among public universities and 23rd overall. In addition, it’s third among publics for clinical training (seventh overall) and third […]