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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Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

Mission Our mission is to make work, school, play and home environments healthy, safe, and sustainable, in our region, nationally and globally. We do this through: Uncovering how the environment affects people’s health Conducting research to prevent work-related illnesses and injuries Educating and training the next generation of occupational and environmental health professionals, researchers and…

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UCI Blum Center

Promoting social change and inspiring the next generation of leaders with research. The UCI Blum Center’s mission is to promote social change and inspire the next generation of leaders to action with research on poverty alleviation. By collaborating across disciplines with students, faculty and practitioners, the UCI Blum Center rigorously explores systemic, geopolitical, technological and…

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Water UCI

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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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Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research (IISBR),

The Institute is a shared resource that serves as a scientific hub where researchers with common interests can exchange ideas, develop collaborations among a domestic and international network of scientists, and is staffed by professional technical and administrative personnel with specialties in coordinating research, managing laboratory operations, conducting salivary assays, and administering budgets. Researchers can…

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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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Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (CNLM)

The Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (CNLM) was established by the UC Regents in 1983 and is the first research institute in the world dedicated exclusively to the multidisciplinary study of learning and memory mechanisms. The CNLM’s mission is to promote the most innovative learning and memory research transforming education, technology and…

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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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