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March 9, 2018 | Dr. Claudia Kawas-“Superagers” give clues to improving memory
"Superagers" give clues to improving memory CBS news (AP) - Feb. 22, 2018 At the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Claudia Kawas studies the oldest-old, people 90 Read More

March 9, 2018 | Dr. Claudia Kawas-Want to Live Longer? A neuroscientist Says These Surprising Daily Habits Make It Much More Likely
Want to Live Longer? A neuroscientist Says These Surprising Daily Habits Make It Much More Likely Inc. - Feb. 21, 2018 The research was led by Dr. Read More

March 8, 2018 | Dr. Marcelo Wood-UCI cracks code to restoring memory creation in older or damaged brains
Irvine, Calif., Feb. 16, 2018 – Aging or impaired brains can once again form lasting memories if an enzyme that applies the brakes too hard Read More

January 19, 2018 | Dr. Cramer-Brainstem Changes Underlie Sound Sensitivity in Fragile X Mouse Model
Developmental changes in the brainstem driven by fragile X syndrome (FXS) — a condition that often co-occurs with autism spectrum disorder in humans — may Read More

January 19, 2018 | Dr. Metherate- Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education for the Ayala School of Biological Sciences
Professor Raju Metherate is a neuroscientist in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior (NBB), and is the new Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education for the Read More

January 19, 2018 | Dr. Striedter-Neurobiologist Receives Teaching Honor
Professor Georg F. Striedter (Neurobiology and Behavior) has received the 2017 Ayala School Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. The annual award honors an Read More

January 19, 2018 | Dr. McNaughton-UCI Scientists Identify Important Aspect of the Brain’s Navigational System
Bruce McNaughton, distinguished professor of Neurobiology and Behavior (NB&B), and his team of researchers have shed light on how the brain functions to determine how fast, Read More

April 5, 2017 | Faculty Award- Dr. Michael Yassa
    Dr. Michael Yassa, Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior, and director of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, has been awarded Read More

April 5, 2017 | Faculty Award-Dr. Claudia Kawas
Dr. Claudia Kawas, Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior, and Neurology, has been selected as recipient of the 2017 American Academy of Neurology Potamkin Prize Read More

April 5, 2017 | Lessons From the Oldest-Old: The 90+ Study
On February 23rd, the Ayala School of Biological Sciences was honored to have Professor Claudia H. Kawas (Neurobiology and Behavior and Neurology) give an Read More