Press Release Archive

March 20, 2017 | Dr. Maksim Plikus discovers new process that stimulates scar-free skin repair….
In a study published in the prestigious journal, Science, Professor Maksim Plikus, (Developmental and Cell Biology), and his colleagues from the University of Pennsylvania, discovered Read More

March 20, 2017 | Dr. Susan Bryant Receives Clinical Translational Scientist Career Achievement Award
Susan Bryant, Ph.D. has been named the recipient of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Career Achievement Award. Dr. Bryant is the former dean of the Ayala Read More

February 27, 2017 | Ali Mortazavi to share $10 million in NIH funding for critical genome mapping
With new NIH funding, Ali Mortazavi, UCI Assistant Professor of Developmental & Cell Biology, will study the structure of all expressed genes using state-of-the-art, Read More

December 21, 2016 | Targeting Cancer Metabolism
Using an innovative approach, Professor Aimee L. Edinger and colleagues have discovered a new drug that starves cancer cells to death by disrupting two pathways Read More

September 29, 2016 | Dr. Arthur Lander and Dr. Anne Calof Honored for Rare Disease Breakthroughs
Professors Anne Calof and Arthur Lander were honored as the 2016 Champions of Hope in science by Global Genes, a rare disease patient advocacy charity, at Read More

July 27, 2016 | Dr. Bruce Blumberg featured in OC Weekly’s “How Irvine Became SoCal’s First Non-Toxic City”
Dr. Bruce Blumberg serves as a scientific advisor for Non Toxic Irvine, a group with the specific intent of making the city the first pesticide-free community Read More

June 23, 2016 | 2016 Graduate Student Awardees
We are so proud of our graduate students who won awards this academic year! Bassem Shoucri (Blumberg Lab) awarded the Fine Science Tools Graduate Read More

June 10, 2016 | Dr. Maksim Plikus named 2016 Pew Scholar
Dr. Maksim (Max) Plikus has been named a 2016 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences for his outstanding research on wound healing.  This prestigious Read More

June 10, 2016 | Dev and Cell celebrates our 2016 graduates
Our annual graduation luncheon and ceremony was held on June 9 to celebrate our graduating PhD and MS graduate students as well as our 199 Read More

June 8, 2016 | Dr. Justin Shaffer recipient of the 2016 Golden Apple Award
Justin Shaffer, Assistant Teaching Professor of Developmental and Cell Biology has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Golden Apple Award. The Golden Read More