What does the world look like through insect eyes? What biological mechanisms make their vision different from our own? And how might those differences influence their evolution?

UC Irvine evolutionary biologist Adriana Briscoe (@AdrianaBriscoe) talks to the…

Stephanie Hachey, Ph.D., was recently selected as the second-place winner of the 11th Annual Nikon Small World in Motion Competition. A postdoctoral scholar with Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Professor Christopher Hughes, Dr. Hachey submitted a…

For more than 40 years, UCI infectious disease researcher Michael Buchmeier has studied coronaviruses, and he’s one of the leading experts on SARS-CoV-2, the version of the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. As a more…

Molecule that changes the shape of mitochondria corrects obesity

A team of University of California, Irvine, scientists have discovered a novel pharmacological approach to attenuate the mitochondrial dysfunction that drives diet-induced obesity. The results of their…

he UCI Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory has been awarded a UC-HBCU Initiative Summer Research and Graduate Admissions Pathways Grant from the UC Office of the President to sponsor a partnership with…

The UCI team decided to take a new approach by developing a mouse model better positioned to analyze the causes of late-onset AD. Also called “sporadic AD,” this new model encompasses the remaining 95 percent…

In recognition of Independence Day, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., shared an amazing video of the brain taken by Neurobiology and Behavior Associate Professor Sunil Gandhi and graduate…