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UCI-led study uses plankton genomes as global biosensors of ocean ecosystem stress

Irvine, Calif., April 15, 2021 — By analyzing gains and losses in the genes of phytoplankton samples collected in all major ocean regions, researchers at the University of California, Irvine have created the most nuanced and high-resolution map...
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UCI Study Finds that California Competes Tax Credit Program Creates Jobs

Irvine, Calif., April 15, 2021 — Finally, an economic development tax incentive program that works – that’s the conclusion of an analysis by researchers at the University of California, Irvine. They found that each job incentivized under the...
15-Apr-2021 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New discovery could lead to therapies for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

A new study, led by the University of California, Irvine (UCI), reveals how chronic inflammation promotes muscle fibrosis, which could inform the development of new therapies for patients suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a fatal...
14-Apr-2021 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Linda and Mike Mussallem donate $5 million to Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute

A $5 million gift to the University of California, Irvine from Linda and Mike Mussallem will support integrative cardiology training and research in the Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute and initiate a UC system-wide health coaching...
13-Apr-2021 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New U.S. Carbon Monitor website compares emissions among the 50 states

Irvine, Calif., April 7, 2021 — Following last year’s successful launch of a global carbon monitor website to track and display greenhouse gas emissions from a variety of sources, an international team led by Earth system scientists from the...
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uci s brilliant future campaign surpasses 1 billion in gifts

Alumni and friends of the University of California, Irvine have raised more than $1 billion to support scholarships, groundbreaking research, top-notch patient care and world-class educational facilities, among other initiatives.
7-Apr-2021 8:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI-led team awarded $2.3 million by California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine

A collaborative team centered in the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and including Children’s Hospital Orange County (CHOC) and Chapman University (CU) has been awarded a three-year grant totaling in excess of $2.3 million, to address the...
1-Apr-2021 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI’s graduate programs shine in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Irvine, Calif., March 30, 2021 — The University of California, Irvine’s Ph.D. program in criminology, law & society placed second in the nation overall in U.S. News & World Report’s annual graduate school rankings – published online today...
30-Mar-2021 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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