Research

Photo of Lucas Hilderbrand and the cover of his new book titled "The Bars Are Ours: Histories and Cultures of Gay Bars in America, 1960 and After"
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UCI Podcast: The history of gay bars in America

Lucas Hilderbrand’s new book teaches timely lessons for Pride Month

Roxane Cohen Silver standing in front of theater seats.

Exploring tragedy’s aftereffects

Twists of fate influenced Roxane Cohen Silver’s groundbreaking work

New Swan production of “The Comedy of Errrorrs” at the New Swan Shakespeare Festival.

Setting the stage

UC Irvine’s New Swan Shakespeare Festival returns next month with ‘Twelfth Night’ and ‘Measure for Measure’

Group of people

CNCM is awarded $1.4 million NIH grant for Alzheimer’s disease research training

Funds will support projects with significant clinical translational potential

Photo: CD8+ T cells (yellow) activated by PD-1 blockade also interact with T regulatory cells (teal and red), which subsequently dampen the immune response against the melanoma tumor cells (blue)

‘Cutting the cable’ between CD8+ T and T regulatory cells enhances checkpoint immunotherapy

Discovery by UC Irvine-led team may offer new strategy for improving melanoma treatment

UC Irvine’s 2024 Hellman Fellows are (clockwise from upper left): Abigail Lapin Dardashti, Javier Sanchez-Yamagishi, Fangyaun Ding, Pablo Lara-Gonzalez, Katherine Trieste Rhodes, Alejandra Rodriguez Verdugo, Irene Vega, Xian Shi, Ji Seon Song and Travis Wiles.

10 UC Irvine faculty members named Hellman Fellows for 2024-25

Program supports research by promising assistant professors

Digital illustration of a side profile of a human head and neck in a stylized X-ray effect, highlighting the skull and sinuses with bones in blue and sinuses in shades of orange

The Nose Knows Where Memories Go

Studying the connection between olfaction and the brain’s ability to remember things

Close-up of a bee on a honeycomb with surrounding bees slightly blurred, highlighting the textures of the bee and the honeycomb cells in shades of gold and amber.

A Beeautiful Gut Feeling

What do the fuzzy pollinators and humans have in common? A microscopic world hidden inside

Close-up of hands holding and inspecting soil outdoors.

Another Step Toward Environmental Justice

¡Plo-NO! Santa Ana moves forward with I-CLEAN study

Bridget Fortin, a UC Irvine doctoral student in the Department of Biological Chemistry (left) standing next to Selma Masri (right), UC Irvine associate professor of biological chemistry.

UC Irvine study reveals circadian clock can be leveraged to enhance cancer immunotherapy

Optimizing individual time-of-day delivery offers new avenues for prevention and treatment