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big biology butterfly
September 17, 2021

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…

August 31, 2021

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…

Michael Buchmeier, PhD.
August 18, 2021

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…

August 13, 2021

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…

July 28, 2021

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…


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    Minority Science Programs Annual Symposium 2021

    Dr. Luis Mota-Bravo and Dr. Marlene de la Cruz. The MSP’s mission is to increase the participation of individuals from underrepresented groups in biomedical research careers. The MSP’s long-term vision is to diversify the biomedical research...

    08:00 AM September 20
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    Natural Sciences II, 5th floor

    Donuts with the Dean Featuring Guest Speaker Debu Tewari

    Join Dean LaFerla and other BioSci students! Network and learn from guest speakers while enjoying a donut....

    16:00 PM September 29

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