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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

April 17, 2014 | UCI and Salk Institute study IDs new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke
By discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to enter the brain immediately after stroke, researchers from UC Irvine and the Salk Institute reveal a Read More

March 7, 2014 | Dr. Justin Shaffer appointed as a New Case Scholar
The Science Case Network, a newly established Research Coordination Network for Undergraduate Biology Education, centers on expanding the use of and knowledge about two effective Read More

March 7, 2014 | Dr. Diane O’Dowd, HHMI Professor and Chair of Developmental and Cell Biology receives large 5 year NIH grant to study cellular mechanisms of epilepsy.
With a new $2.5 M grant from NINDS, O'Dowd's lab will study genetic epilepsies associated with mutations in the SCN1A sodium channel gene. There are Read More

March 7, 2014 | Dr. Ryan Schutte awarded a CIRM postdoctoral fellowship.
Dr. Schutte a postdoc in the O'Dowd lab was awarded a fellowship from the CIRM training grant to conduct functional studies of iPSC-derived neurons from Read More

December 2, 2013 | Kate McCusker’s findings further creation of regenerative therapies for humans
UCI study shows grafted limb cells acquire molecular ‘fingerprint’ of their new location For full article: http://www.bio.uci.edu/2013/10/uci-study-shows-grafted-limb-cells-acquire-molecular-fingerprint-new-location/ Read More

September 30, 2013 | Dr. Ali Mortazavi, Assistant Professor in Developmental and Cell Biology, receives prestigious NIH Innovator Award
The 2.3 million dollar award over the next 5 years will support  Dr. Mortazavi's innovative research program that explores how DNA codes the precise activities of Read More