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Congratulations to MCIP Ph.D. student. Monty Blencowe, (Xia Yang Lab) for receiving a prestigious two-year Predoctoral Fellowship award from the American Heart Association for his research!

MCIP Ph.D. student . Monty Blencowe, (Yang Lab) has received a prestigious two-year American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship award from the  American Heart Association for his research titled, “Delineating Gene Networks Linking Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease to CVD”

Congratulations to Professor Amy Rowat for being the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award for Senate Faculty- Distinction in Undergraduate Research Mentorship!

    Professor Rowat was one of only six awardees, in a large field of nominees with extraordinary records in the classroom, is a testimony to her accomplishments as a teacher, as well as her students and colleagues’ appreciation of them. Professor Rowat is so deserving of this award and the department is thrilled at […]

Congratulations to Dr. Leonila Lagunes for being awarded the prestigious UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship!

Dr. Leonila Lagunes received her Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics from California State University Fullerton and PhD in Biological Sciences with a focus on computational biology from the University of California Irvine under the supervision of both Drs. Lee Bardwell (Developmental and Cell Biology) and German Enciso (Mathematics). Currently, she is working in Dr. […]

UCLA Life Sciences Kicks Off a New Lecture Series Called “Let’s Talk Science: Sleep, the Brain, and Human Health from Adolescents to Adults” on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m. PST

Illuminating conversation featuring: Gene Block, Ph.D. UCLA Chancellor Adriana Galvan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Psychology Dean Undergraduate Education, UCLA College Gina Poe, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology with Q&A moderated by Tracy Johnson, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Molecular. Cell & Developmental Biology Dean Life Sciences. UCLA College Tuesday, February 9, 2021 @ […]

Congratulations to Professor Xinshu (Grace) Xiao and her lab along with the @CCheng lab for their recent publication in Genome Biology!

Congratulations to Professor Xinshu (Grace) Xiao and her lab (Tracey Chan, Ting Fu, @jaehoonbahn,  @LatinoPhdGuy, Hyun-Ik Jun, Jae-Hyung Lee) along with the @CCheng lab for their recent publication titled “RNA editing in cancer impacts mRNA abundance in immune response pathways” in Genome Biology. https://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13059-020-02171-4