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biological sciences

Adriana Briscoe, UC Irvine professor of ecology and evolutionary biology with a blue butterfly on her hand.

UC Irvine’s Adriana Briscoe is elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Renowned biologist is among 144 diverse recipients of prestigious award this year

Monica Daley

UC Irvine receives $15 million NSF grant for integrative movement research

Monica Daley to lead multidisciplinary effort to explore muscle dynamics

Parry’s Phacelia, a plant with purple flowers, native to Southern California, grows beneath burnt brush.

Study finds drought fuels invasive species after wildfires

UCI biologists highlight critical link between drought, wildfires and coastal ecosystem transformations

Clockwise from left: Assistant professor of education Symone Gyles, Professor of Civil & Environmental Enginnering Brett Sanders, Sara Ludovise with the OCDE, Associate professor of education Hosun Kang, and professor of education Rossella Santagata. The National Science Foundation has awarded an interdisciplinary team from the University of California, Irvine a three-year, $1.6 million grant focused on creating an accessible and equity-centered model for high school environmental engineering education intended to inspire and properly prepare students for careers in this field.

NSF funds UC Irvine project to improve climate science learning in high schools

Biological sciences, education and engineering schools team up to create curriculum

UCI researchers (from left) Alejandro Camacho, Isabella Velicogna and Steven Allison.

3 UC Irvine professors garner $8.7 million in state support for climate action projects

UC awards total of more than $80 million for progress toward California’s climate goals

Butterfly on a branch.

UC Irvine biologists find what colors a butterfly’s world

Study identifies first known gene change in sex-differentiated vision

Tom Lane, left, and Kim Green.

UCI biologists to study COVID-19 link to Alzheimer’s

Two-year Alzheimer’s Association grant to support the novel research

Photo of Anai Campos Contreras

Anai Campos Contreras named 2023 Pew Latin American Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences

The Pew Charitable Trusts has named Anai Campos Contreras, incoming UC Irvine postdoctoral fellow in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, a 2023 Pew Latin American Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences. Campos received a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences in 2022 from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Later this summer, she will join the laboratory of Thomas Martinez, […]

Photograph of UCI Assistant Professor Quinton Smith

Quinton Smith named 2023 Pew Scholar in the Biological Sciences

Quinton Smith, UC Irvine assistant professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been named a 2023 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. The Pew Charitable Trusts supports outstanding biomedical researchers at the start of their careers. Pew has honored this year’s group of 22 early-career scientists by furnishing four years of funding for the pursuit of […]

Luis Cuevas, B.S., biochemistry and molecular biology

#IamUCI – Luis Cuevas

Q&A with Class of 2023 graduate Luis Cuevas, B.S., biochemistry and molecular biology