Press Releases

March 16, 2017 | The People Who Never Forget
James L. McGaugh, Ph.D., has laid the ground work for the study of individuals with a special type of memory known as Highly Superior Autobiographical Read More

March 16, 2017 | New Faculty – Dr. Celia Faiola and Dr. Ilhem Messaoudi
Dr. Celia Faiola, Ph.D., has joined the Ayala School faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.  Dr. Faiola’s research Read More

March 16, 2017 | Ayala Professor Advocates for Federal Funding of Environmental Research
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Steven D. Allison traveled to Washington D.C. on March 8 to advocate for federal funding of environmental research. Joined by Read More

March 9, 2017 | Lessons From the Oldest-Old: The 90+ Study
On February 23rd, the Ayala School of Biological Sciences was honored to have Professor Claudia H. Kawas (Neurobiology and Behavior and Neurology) give an insightful Read More

March 9, 2017 | What We Can Learn from the Sleeping Brain
          As part of our community outreach efforts, the Ayala School of Biological Sciences welcomed the new chair of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor Read More

March 1, 2017 | Ecological Society of America Recognizes Ayala Professors
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professors Cascade J. B. Sorte, Jennifer B. H. Martiny and Travis E. Huxman have been named fellows of the Ecological Society of Read More

March 1, 2017 | Better Teaching Through Collaboration
Ayala School Teaching Professors Brian Sato (Molecular biology and Biochemistry) and Justin Shaffer (Developmental and Cell Biology) recently organized the first ever regional meeting of Read More

March 1, 2017 | Professor Awarded New NIH Grant
Professor Ali Mortazavi (Developmental and Cell Biology) is the co-recipient of a National Institutes of Health grant given through its Encyclopedia of DNA Elements Project. Read More

March 1, 2017 | Say Goodbye to Scars
In a study published in the prestigious journal, Science, Professor Maksim Plikus, (Developmental and Cell Biology), and his colleagues from the University of Pennsylvania, discovered Read More

March 1, 2017 | Innocent Bystander in the Fight Against Cancer
Emerging cancer treatments that target specific pathways in cancer cells have been thought to be the answer to the many side effects and long-term risks Read More

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