Press Release Archive: 2017

June 2, 2017 | Eye Foundation Supports Brain Research
Children are at risk of developing poor vision in one eye due to amblyopia (a visual disorder due to abnormal vision during critical periods of Read More

May 31, 2017 | New insight into Huntington’s Disease Effect on the Brain
Professor Leslie M. Thompson (Neurobiology and Behavior and Psychiatry and Human Behavior) and her collaborators, have identified new defects in the blood vessels that form Read More

May 24, 2017 | Stimulating Innovation Through Collaboration
Collaboration and innovation should not be seen as separate processes, but as complementary parts working together to bring out change. On May 19th, the Ayala Read More

May 24, 2017 | Researchers Transform Skin into Brain
In a recent study led by Neurobiology and Behavior Professor Mathew Blurton-Jones and UCI Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders Associate Researcher Wayne Poon, Read More

May 22, 2017 | New Master’s Program in Conservation and Restoration
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Center for Environmental Biology (CEB) are excited to announce the new Masters in Conservation and Restoration Science (MCRS) graduate Read More

May 18, 2017 | BioSci Geneticist Helps Establish Malaria Initiative to Fight Deadly Disease in Africa
With malaria continuing to exact a severe toll in tropical and subtropical areas, UCI is taking a leadership role in fighting it through the newly Read More

May 18, 2017 | Stem Cells: Biology for a Better Tomorrow
On May 3rd, the Ayala School of Biological Sciences was honored to have Professor Peter J. Donovan (Developmental and Cell Biology, and Biological Chemistry) give Read More

May 18, 2017 | New Mentor Program Welcomes Back BioSci Alumni
Created with the goal of brings together current graduate students and postdocs with local Ph.D. and Postdoctoral alumni who hold positions in a variety of Read More

May 16, 2017 | 2017 Blaise Pascal Medal for Life Sciences
University Professor and Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences Francisco J. Ayala has been awarded the European Academy of Sciences’ Blaise Pascal Medal for Life Read More

May 15, 2017 | New Manager to Help Mission of Full Outside Research Funding
As the Ayala School works toward the goal of fully funding research through outside sources, Joseph Garrido will serve a key role. Newly arrived as Read More

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