Press Release Archive

April 27, 2018 | Dr. Tom Schilling’s work featured in Nature article
Incredibly detailed embryo maps chart each cell’s developmental fate Developmental biologist Thomas Schilling of the University of California, Irvine, hopes to mine the data for information Read More

April 23, 2018 | AACR-Aflac Inc. awards $100,00 to UCI cancer biologist Claudia Benavente
Dr. Claudia Benavente, assistant professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Developmental and Cell Biology, was awarded a $100,000 grant through the American Association for Cancer Read More

April 4, 2018 | Dr. Lee Bardwell 2017-2018 Dean’s Honoree for Teaching Excellence
Dr. Lee Bardwell has been awarded as the 2017-2018 Dean's Honoree for Teaching Excellence.  We wish him a big congratulations! Read More

March 29, 2018 | Dr. Grant MacGregor Awarded Dr. De Gallow Professor of the Year Award
Dr. Grant MacGregor was awarded the 2017-2018 Dr. De Gallow Professor the Year Award! We wish him a big congratulations! Read More

March 27, 2018 | Dr. Maksim Plikus is the 2018 recipient of the H.W. Mossman Award in Developmental Biology
Dr. Plikus was recently selected as the 2018 recipient of the recipient of the H.W. Mossman Award in Developmental Biology.  This award recognizes investigators in Read More

March 27, 2018 | Dr. Aimee Edinger lab publishes in Cancer Discovery
Successful tumor cells must develop strategies to grow even in the face of famine.  Tumors do not have enough blood vessels to keep all Read More

February 27, 2018 | Wunderlich lab has R01 funded
During development, a fertilized egg divides many, many times to create the cells that will form the adult animal. To create different cell types, Read More

February 2, 2018 | Blumberg lab recent discoveries are published
The Blumberg lab has recently published two papers in Endocrinology and Nature Communications: In Shoucri et al, 2017 (Endocrinology 158:3109-3125) they found that the obesogen tributyltin Read More

January 5, 2018 | Suetterlin, Tan and Enciso labs publish in Nature Communications
Chlamydia size matters [caption id="attachment_3480" align="alignleft" width="300"] 3D EM reconstruction of a chlamydial inclusion and its content, showing infectious forms of the bacterium in red, Read More

October 11, 2017 | Prestigious Award Supports Career Development
Developmental and Cell Biology Assistant Professor Zeba Wunderlich was recently awarded a 2017 Hellman Fellowship Award. The Hellman Fellowships were established to provide support Read More