Biological Sciences

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UCI School of Biological Sciences to host lecture on Alzheimer’s

Five experts will discuss past, present and future of the disease

High school students capture images of their specimens during Brain Camp’s visit to the Thompson-Peer lab.

UCI Brain Camp taps into the teenage brain

Middle and high school students share experiences in the neurosciences

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The great equalizer

UCI Institute for Precision Health heralds a “new era in healthcare”

Three UCI scientists win NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards

High-Risk, High-Reward grants will support biomedical research projects

Sunil Gandhi (right) and Carey Huh (left)

Eye-opening discovery about adult brain’s ability to recover vision

UCI team demonstrates the adult brain has the potential to partially recover from inherited blindness

UCI researchers awarded $7.5 million for environmental justice initiative

NSF funding will support diversification, community engagement in Earth system science

Associate Professor Deborah Lutterschmidt wins award for comparative endocrinology

The International Federation of Comparative Endocrinological Societies has awarded the Grace Evelyn Pickford Medal in Comparative Endocrinology to Deborah Lutterschmidt, UCI associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology. Given just once every four years, the honor recognizes the achievements of early-to-mid-career comparative endocrinologists. Lutterschmidt accepted the award in early September during a joint conference of […]

UCI study IDs what brings our senses and thoughts together

Neuroscientists discover process behind brain’s high-level work

The UCI research team is directed by (seated, from left) Frank LaFerla, Andrea Tenner and Kim Green. Other investigators include (standing, from left) Marcelo Wood, Arthur Lander, Grant MacGregor, Ian Smith, Vivek Swarup, Craig Stark, Andre Obenaus and Ali Mortazavi.

UCI Alzheimer’s project wins $47 million grant from National Institute on Aging

Scientists will develop mouse models to help unravel most common form of disease

UCI biologists track DNA “parasites” in the hunt for disease treatments

Study uncovers key insights into little-understood phenomenon