Research

Ali Mortazavi to share $10 million in NIH funding for critical genome mapping

The National Institutes of Health is expanding its effort to create a fundamental genomics resource for scientific use in studying human health and disease. And through its Encyclopedia of DNA Elements Project, UCI assistant professor of developmental & cell biology Ali Mortazavi will share $10 million in grant funding over four years with the California Institute of Technology […]

Increasing factory and auto emissions disrupt natural cycle in East China Sea

Elements and metals fall from sky, affecting marine ecosystems, UCI-led study finds

Mathematician Qing Nie awarded foundation grant to study cancer drug resistance

UCI mathematics professor Qing Nie and his collaborators have been awarded $455,000 to study cancer drug resistance by the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health & Policy and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Along with an interdisciplinary team of experimental cancer biologists, engineers and mathematicians, Nie hopes to identify novel and more effective treatments for patients with breast […]

UCI study links teacher training, improved student writing skills

English learners receiving ‘cognitive strategies’ instruction got higher test scores

A guiding light

Native American physicist blazes trail for others at UCI

Commute distances have increased for SoCal high- and middle-wage earners, UCI study finds

A UCI study has found that commute distances in Southern California have gotten longer for high- and middle-wage earners but have remained unchanged for low-wage earners. According to the latest quarterly report issued through the School of Social Ecology’s Metropolitan Futures Initiative, between 2002 and 2010, the distance between where high- and middle-income jobs are located and where those […]

Devouring data

Calit2 researchers advance biotechnology with fast computers and carnivorous plants

UCI researchers map oceanic troughs below ice sheets in West Antarctica

Channels give warm ocean water access to their undersides, speeding glacier retreat

Global reach

UCI is sustaining its outsized reputation for tracking and tackling environmental challenges

Ahead of the curve

From Nobel Prize-winning findings about the planet’s rapidly changing atmosphere to innovative technologies and solutions, the campus is ahead of the curve on the most daunting challenges of our time. Surging king tides and fiercer storms along the West Coast are being plotted on real-time three-dimensional maps by UCI engineers for Newport Beach and Tijuana, and social […]