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June 8, 2015 | Congratulations to our Graduate Honors Students!
We'd like to wish congratulations to our students who took home awards from the Ayala School of Biological Sciences Graduate Honors Convocation! Christian Guerrero-Juarez (Maksim Read More

January 8, 2015 | Graduate Student Rebekah Le receives the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award
Rebekah Le, a graduate student in Professor Ken Cho’s laboratory, recently received the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the Association of American Colleges Read More

January 8, 2015 | Dr. Justin Shaffer Shares Best Practices for Teaching Methodologies
Dr. Justin Shaffer, Lecturer PSOE, Developmental and Cell Biology, recently published research on an upper-level human anatomy class in an effort to share his teaching Read More

January 8, 2015 | Dr. Lawrence J. Marsh’s Huntington’s Disease Discoveries Could Lead to Therapeutics
Professor Lawrence J. Marsh, Developmental and Cell Biology, in collaboration with members of Dr. C-K Shen’s lab in Academica Sinica, Taiwan, found that the distribution Read More

January 8, 2015 | Steven Gross Provides New Insight into Neurodegenerative Diseases
A new study by Professor Steven P. Gross, Developmental and Cell Biology, in collaboration with the Vallee lab at Columbia University, has discovered how a Read More

January 8, 2015 | World’s Largest Inquiry into Genetically Modified Crops Involves Professor Bruce Blumberg
Professor Bruce Blumberg, Developmental and Cell Biology, is on the review board for the Factor GMO (genetically modified organism) study, which is called one of Read More

December 2, 2014 | Dr. Aimee Edinger Wins Breast Cancer Research Award
Professor Aimee Edinger, Developmental and Cell Biology, received the Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (Department of Defense). Read More

November 12, 2014 | Arthur Lander, On Modeling Normal Versus Rampant Cell Growth
How do the basics of what goes on in our tissues during normal development give us a better understanding of what happens when things go Read More

November 6, 2014 | Recipients of 2014-15 Senate Distinguished Faculty Awards Announced
On October 27, 2014, the Irvine Division of the Academic Senate of the University of California announced the winners of its 2014-2015 Distinguished Faculty Awards.  Read More

June 25, 2014 | Sun Lab Visits Brywood Elementary School to Study DNA
The Sha Sun lab visited fifth-grade students at Brywood Elementary School and extracted DNA from strawberries on June 5 in an hourlong project to teach Read More