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Upcoming Events

October 21, 4:00 PM

Announcing the Life Science Innovation Fund Call for Proposals
Town Hall Meeting
For all faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates who seek to bring basic discoveries in life sciences closer to translational research with potential for eventual commercialization.
Venue: CNSI auditorium

October 22, 11:00 AM

Life Sciences Diversity Advisory Committee Seminar Series
Dr. Michael Summers, UMBC, HHMI Investigator & HHMI Professor
Meyerhoff Scholars Program: Successful approaches for attracting and retaining a diverse STEM workforce
Venue: 158 Hershey Hall

October 23, 1:00 PM

Sequencing the Human Past
John Novembre (U.Chicago); Samuel Vohr (UCSC); Lars Fehren-Schmitz (UCSC); Patrick Geary (IAS); Emma KOWAL (Deakin)
Symposium of geneticists, historians, anthropologists and archaeologists to highlight opportunities, challenges and advancements in ancient DNA research and to discuss the scientific and ethical implications of the genetic study of human populations
Venue: 158 Hershey Hall

Video Archives

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UCLA Biologist, Dr. Paul Barber, Honored Nationally for Commitment to Diversity in Science
UCLA awarded $4.8M for epigenetic research to improve cassava productivity for smallholder farmers
UCLA Psychologists, Elizabeth and Robert Bjork share the 2016 James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award, for lifetime achievement

Dean's Message

  At UCLA, we are committed to excellence in education and research in Life Sciences. We offer unsurpassed and inclusive educational opportunities, including outstanding undergraduate majors and graduate programs. We are proud of our diverse community of exceptional and innovative life scientists.

Victoria Sork,
Dean of UCLA Life Sciences