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September 5, 2017 | Experiment with public funding showing a big pay off
Several years ago when California started its' great experiment in public funding of science and created the California Institute of Medicine, one of the first Read More

June 16, 2017 | Graduate Honors Convocation Awards
Some of our great graduate students were awarded at the Graduate Honors Convocation on Wednesday, June 14. We are proud of them!   Bassem Shoucri (Blumberg Lab) Read More

May 17, 2017 | Dr. Aimee Edinger awarded Proof of Product (POP) grant
Dr. Aimee Edinger has been announced one of seven recipients of the first round of Proof of Product (POP) grants. This POP award provides up to Read More

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