Month: June 2021

Is the contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus a threat to Orange County?

Daily Pilot, June 24, 2021

COVID-19 AMA: Delta variant continues to spread In California, waning COVID-19 antibodies trigger Discussion on future boosters and more

KPCC – Airtalk, June 24, 2021 (Audio)

I have ‘pandemic brain’. Will I ever be able to concentrate again?

The Guardian, June 24, 2021

Philip Felgner, UCI professor in residence of physiology & biophysics and director of the campus’s Vaccine Research and Development Center

UCI professor wins Spain’s prestigious Princess of Asturias award for scientific research

Philip Felgner is one of seven honored for contributions to designing COVID-19 vaccines

Seven faculty members named 2021-22 Hellman Fellows

Seven assistant professors at UCI will receive $50,000 Hellman Fellowships, which are bestowed annually to support research by junior faculty. They join an elite group of 63 UCI Hellman Fellows since 2013, when the Hellman Fellows Fund established the program here. The program began in 1995 at UC Berkeley and UC San Diego and has since […]

Manuella Oliveira Yassa, director of outreach and education at UCI’s Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory

Nurturing an early interest in neuroscience

Both inspired and supported by UCI’s Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, a local high schooler launches a group for teens fascinated by the brain

COVID-19 antibodies appear to wane rapidly, so prepare for booster shots, study suggests

Orange County Register, June 23, 2021

Scientists behind Covid-19 vaccines win Spain’s Princess of Asturias Award

La Prensa Latina Media, June 23, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine creators win prestigious Spanish prize

AP, June 23, 2021

UCI researchers part of federally funded effort to boost broadband connectivity in rural US

UCI electrical engineering and computer science researchers are part of a rural wireless connectivity research project that recently received $8 million from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The funds will help the Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research program establish a new facility in central Iowa dedicated to driving innovation and […]