Gifts & Grants

UCI epidemiologist to co-lead statewide precision medicine effort

Consortium will help recruit million-person cohort at center of federal program

Alzheimer’s research ramps up

UCI MIND takes multipronged approach to finding preventions, cures in effort to avert baby-boom crisis

Research A to Z

Life-changing undergraduate opportunity lets students explore, invent and experiment with everything from robotic coats to a video game of the human digestive tract

UCI to participate in major federal effort to improve childhood health

Research to focus on effects of maternal experiences, environmental factors

Fluorescence dynamics lab marks 30 years of NIH funding

UCI’s Laboratory for Fluorescence Dynamics has received a five-year, $7.2 million operating grant from the National Institutes of Health, marking 30 years of NIH funding for the lab. The LFD is a state-of-the-art facility that allows researchers to use fluorescence with advanced imaging technologies (microscopy and spectroscopy) to view live cells and study cellular processes. This can […]

UCI group awarded $2 million by NSF for light and sound wave research

A UCI team led by Ilya Krivorotov, professor of physics & astronomy, is one of nine interdisciplinary groups to share a new $18 million research grant from the National Science Foundation. The UCI scientists and engineers will receive $2 million to study “nonreciprocal magneto-acoustic waves in chiral magnetic systems” under the NSF’s NewLAW program, which was established […]

UCI shatters research and philanthropic funding records

Half a billion dollars in grants and giving reflects growing support for campus vision

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

Josephine Herbert Gleis commits $5 million to Gavin Herbert Eye Institute for vision research

Philanthropist is still making a difference as she approaches her 104th birthday

Mellon Foundation grant to support humanities research on a complex, changing world

With a $1.5 million grant to UCI from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the UC Humanities Research Institute will explore new methods to understand rapidly evolving contemporary social and technological developments that defy traditional research approaches in the humanities. The Inquiry & Its Infrastructures: Horizons of the Humanities initiative will analyze four major themes: the interface between technology […]

Map of the slave trade out of Africa, 1500-1900.

Tracking the slave trade

Grant allows UCI historian to add intra-American voyages to trans-Atlantic database