Air Pollution Health Effects Laboratory (APHEL)

The Air Pollution Health Effects Laboratory (APHEL) was established with California Air Resources Board (ARB) funds in 1973 on the U.C. Irvine North Campus under the direction of Robert F. Phalen, PhD to study the health effects of current and projected air pollutants inhaled by California populations. The initial purpose of the laboratory was to…

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Water UCI

Water splash

Water UCI mobilizes seamless collaboration across the university to conduct research, provide educational and outreach programs, foster workforce development, and advance policy solutions to critical water problems facing the state, nation, and world. Water UCI, located in the School of Social Ecology, serves to connect the water industry, government agencies, non-governmental organizations and K-12 schools…

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The Environmental Collaboratory

The Environmental Collaboratory is a collaboration of three UCI entities: UCI-Nature, the Center for Environmental Biology (CEB), and the Masters in Conservation and Restoration Science program (MCRS). We share the goals of: (1) linking academic research with the conservation, restoration, and stewardship of natural systems; (2) promoting immersion in nature in order to enhance appreciation,…

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Vaccine Research and Development Center

The Vaccine Research and Development Center (VRDC) is a multidisciplinary center whose vision is to discover novel antigens or epitopes, and vaccine formulations which can stimulate the immune system, as well as their delivery system which induce strong immune responses. Some modes of delivery include adjuvants, liposomes, nanoparticles, virus-like particles, and immunostimulatory complexes (ISCOMs).

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UCI Critical Theory

UCI Critical Theory is the institutional home for events, research, and study related to critical theory at the University of California, Irvine. In addition to the annual Wellek Lecture series and the Koehn Public Lecture in Critical Theory, the center oversees the Critical Theory Emphasis, which trains and certifies graduate students from across the campus—humanities,…

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Microbiome Center

The UCI Microbiome Center promotes the discovery of universal principles of microbial communities (microbiomes) in all environments, including humans, other animal and plant hosts, soil, and the oceans. The Center provides consulting on research projects, facilitates collaboration between labs, and offers a data analysis service.

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Steckler Center for Responsible, Ethical, and Accessible Technology (CREATE)

UCI’s Steckler Center for Responsible, Ethical, and Accessible Technology (CREATE) was established in 2020 through a generous gift from Vincent (BS ’80) and Amanda Steckler. We promote research and education into the challenges of creating technological futures that produce positive change in the world, focused on principles of equity, accountability, and care. Based in the…

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Center for Mathematical and Computational Biology

Established in 2005, Center for Mathematical & Computational Biology (CMCB) is focus on building a research and training environment dedicated to mathematical and computational biology. CMCB faculties possess diverse backgrounds and work on a variety of scientific questions. Their research work aims at the mathematical representation, treatment and modeling of biological processes, using mathematical and…

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Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center

The UC Irvine Health Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center (PERC) is dedicated to unleashing the healing power of exercise. We know that improving health outcomes for children starts with research. Our nationally renowned clinicians, exercise physiologists and researchers are driven to learn what type of exercise, how much and for how long, produces the…

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