Press Releases

February 23, 2018 | Mentoring Helps Build Biologists of Tomorrow
Many of science's most exciting and relevant advances are taking place in the field of biology. And with good reason. Biological solutions are needed to Read More

February 23, 2018 | Donuts with the Dean Mixes Students and Executives
For students, faculty and staff hungry for a snack and some new knowledge, Donuts with the Dean offers just the right mix. The quarterly program Read More

February 23, 2018 | Gift Honors Professor James McGaugh and Funds Award
Dr. James T. Goodrich has led a highly successful career as a world-leading neurosurgeon. He is currently Professor of Neurological Surgery, Pediatrics and Plastic and Read More

December 21, 2017 | New Genetically Engineered Mouse Models Could Boost Alzheimer’s Drug Research
UCI researchers, lead by Ayala School Dean Frank LaFerla and Professor Andrea Tenner, have received an $11.4 million grant from the National Institute on Aging Read More

December 19, 2017 | Faculty Spotlight – Raju Metherate, Ph.D.
Professor Raju Metherate is a neuroscientist in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior (NBB), and is the new Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education for the Read More

December 19, 2017 | Staff Spotlight – Yergalem T. Meharenna, Ph.D.
In her role as Training Grant Officer, Yergalem (Yerga) Meharenna balances her commitments to the UCI Schools of Biological Sciences and Medicine, coordinating training efforts Read More

December 19, 2017 | Ayala Professor Amongst 2017 Most Cited Researchers
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Steven Allison was listed among the top cited researchers in the 2017 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers List. Professor Allison, Read More

December 19, 2017 | Mentor Program Complements Classroom Learning
The Ayala School kicked off the 2017-2018 BioSci Mentor Program this November with a celebratory dinner featuring BioSci alumna and keynote speaker, Dr. Tina Nova, Read More

December 19, 2017 | Cancer Breakthroughs Presented at Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series
The Ayala School welcomed Richard A. Van Etten, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Biological Chemistry and the Director of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Read More

December 19, 2017 | Student Scientists Awarded at Fall Research Conferences
Twelve undergraduates participating in research training at the Ayala School’s Minority Science Programs initiative (MSP) have received awards for their scientific presentations at Read More

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