Why do many treatments that work in animal models fail in people? In his new book, Neurobiology and Behavior professor Georg Striedter says researchers sometimes unwittingly set the stage for defeat by overlooking species differences…

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Carlene Chinn, a Fourth-year PhD candidate in UCI’s Department of Neurobiology and Behavior and adviser Dr. Marcelo Wood have been awarded the prestigious Gilliam Fellowship by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Fellowships…

Dr. Michael Leon, professor of neurobiology and behavior, is featured on the Healthy Baby Show podcast and speaks about the latest research on neuroplasticity – the brain’s ability to change and adapt as a result…

When it comes to fighting deadly cancers, as well as chronic infections such as HIV and hepatitis B, C, two is better than one. That’s the finding published by the laboratory of Molecular Biology &…

UCI Scientists Win $3.5 Million Grant for Bold Addiction Research

Irvine, Calif., July 18, 2022 -The role of gene alterations resulting from childhood  adversity in adults addicted to heroin and a search for blood tests to…

                                                     UCI-led finding helps propel search for improved treatments

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Professor Roberto Tinoco in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, who explores how the immune system can fight disease, recently published a paper with his lab that outlines a novel approach to activating dysfunctional…

Professor Diane Campbell in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, whose research focuses on understanding how evolution takes place in real time in nature, recently published a paper with her colleagues Mary Price, Nickolas…

Cell-to-cell communication is a large part of Professor Dae Seok Eom’s research. In particular, the Eom lab focuses on a novel signaling projection called airinemes, which have meandering trajectories as they travel from the signal…