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COACh Strategic Performance Workshops: Inclusive Leadership and Networking for Science and Engineering for UCI faculty


This workshop module is designed to give participants the basic concepts of leadership, describe recent research on leadership qualities that lead to success and failure, discuss effective leadership styles for women and people in different cultures, provide techniques and strategies for career advancement into leadership roles, assist in developing and maintaining strong leadership networks.

COACh Strategic Performance Workshops: Career Launch and Acceleration for UCI graduate students and postdocs


This workshop provides techniques necessary for an effective career launch into the job that best fits your skills and interests. This workshop module will help position you to be most effective in finding and applying for a variety of job positions, developing a tailored CV for the position and being an effective communicator in the interview whether it is by phone, web-based or in person.

Aimee Edinger – Virtual Presentation: Cell Biology and Obesity

February 11 | 3:30 pm | Zoom Professor of Developmental & Cell Biology and Chancellor's Fellow, Aimee Edinger, will give a virtual presentation at UCI Homecoming about cell biology and obesity. This session will explain how changes in the shape of the cellular powerhouses, the mitochondria, contributes to obesity. Audience members will see how a...

“White Like Me” Screening

About the Event February 23 | 5pm | Zoom The UCI School of Biological Sciences Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host a special virtual screening of White Like Me Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 5 p.m. Black history is American history. Unlearning racism is necessary to align with the dignity and liberation of Black people. The moderated discussion after the film hopes...

Donuts with the Dean

Natural Sciences II, 5th floor 5120 Natural Sciences II, Irvine, CA

Join us for the return of the BioSci's quarterly Donuts with the Dean! Please join us on Tuesday, April 5th from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the 5th Floor of Natural Sciences II. You'll have an opportunity to meet BioSci Dean Frank LaFerla and hear from our guest speaker, Dr. Lori-Ann Christie. Afterwards, enjoy...

Let’s Learn: The Connection of Nature & Wellbeing


Let’s Celebrate Earth Week by connecting to Nature! Everyone is invited to explore ways to reconnect with natural surroundings and support a healthy planet. Dr. Jessica Pratt is an active community ecologist and associate professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Pratt will share the role...

Live From Newport Pier – Featuring the So Cal Oil Spill Project


In October 2021, a pipeline leaked about 25,000 gallons of oil into the ocean off the Orange County coast. The oil caked beaches and killed marine life, and almost as soon as it happened two UC Irvine Ph.D. students, Joana Tavares from the Department of Earth System Science and Melissa Brock from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary...

Earth Day

Bio Sci Starbucks 5120 Natural Sciences, 2,, Irvine, CA

April 22, 2022 1 - 3 p.m. Bio Sci Starbucks plaza Join us on April 22 for our Bio Sci Earth Day event! Grab some swag items, play games, meet with other students and chat with faculty. The event will take place at the Bio Sci Starbucks Plaza. Learn More About Earth Day

Guiding Principles Event

Bio Sci Starbucks 5120 Natural Sciences, 2,, Irvine, CA

Join UCI BioSci as we celebrate our Guiding Cultural Principles! BioSci faculty, staff and graduate students worked diligently for two years on a remarkable process facilitated by our friends at Partnership Advantage to create these 8 principles. Our goal was to create, introduce and foster a school culture we both desire and deserve.Learn More About...

The 2022 Minority Science Programs (MSP) Research Symposium

Herklotz Conference Center 320 Qureshey Research Lab, Irvine, CA

September 19-20, 2020 Oral Presentations - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lunch - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Poster Presentations - 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Each year, undergraduate and graduate students participating in MSP research come together to present their findings at a two-day symposium at UCI BioSci. At this year’s symposium, students will present...