Month: July 2019

Call it Mighty Mouse: Breakthrough leaps Alzheimer’s research hurdle

UCI-led study reveals crucial mechanisms contributing to the disease

UCI biologist part of team to sequence of the Komodo dragon genome

New study provides groundbreaking insights into the evolution of lizards

UCI, JPL glaciologists unveil most precise map ever of Antarctic ice velocity

Project utilized 25 years of data from six international satellite missions

UCI stem cell researcher receives $4.8 million CIRM grant to address traumatic brain injury

UCI stem cell scientist Brian Cummings was awarded a $4.8 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the state’s stem cell agency. This grant will support the only CIRM-funded program addressing traumatic brain injury in California. TBIs are a leading cause of death & disability worldwide, and two million Americans annually (230,000 Californians) […]

Anxiety after 2018 false missile alert in Hawaii lingered for days, UCI researchers find

Big data study is first to capture real-time psychological responses to false alarm

Mouse, not just tick: New genome heralds change in Lyme disease fight

UCI-led study points toward new ways to prevent disease transmission

Gillian Hayes named UCI vice provost for graduate education, dean of Graduate Division

Informatics professor has interdisciplinary background, is committed to inclusive excellence

Brain Explorer Academy expands young minds

Outreach program for second- to eighth-graders promotes scientific thinking, interest in STEM careers

The case against reality

In his new book, UCI vision scientist Donald Hoffman says evolution has trained humans to construct reality, rather than to see the world as it truly is

Q&A: Meet Willie Banks

UCI’s new vice chancellor for student affairs grew up in the South, is a first-gen college graduate, believes in the transformative nature of higher education and is ‘a big beach person’