Paige, our hive Social Media Managing Editor and former writer, successfully advanced to candidacy and is a Ph.D. Candidate! Her work focuses on a gene called PHLDA2 which promotes breast cancer metastasis. The advancement to candidacy exam accounts towards obtaining the Ph.D. degree and occurs before developing and defending theContinue reading
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Allie Zito is awarded her Doctoral Degree
Hive managing editor Allie Zito has recently defended her PhD dissertation in the University of California, Irvine department of Chemistry! Her work focuses on electrochemical carbon dioxide capture and concentration. Allie has been a longtime member of the Hive and we are so excited for her accomplishment! Congratulations, Dr. Allie Zito!Continue reading
Bahareh Sorouri is now a Doctor!
Hive managing editor Bahareh Sorouri has recently defended her PhD dissertation in the University of California, Irvine department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology! Her work focuses on Microbial Function and Genetic Variation with Climate Change! Bahareh has been a longtime member of the Hive and we are so excited forContinue reading
Lauren wins the Stanley Behrens Fellowship and ARCS Award!
Hive managing editor Lauren Urban has recently been awarded the Stanley Behrens Fellowship and Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation (ARCS) Foundation Scholar Award! Lauren says, “I am honored to receive these awards. The financial and academic support provided by these awards helped me continue my research work and pursueContinue reading
Pets Article by Nora Bradford!
Nora Bradford, Hiver writer has recently published an article about PETS with Southern California News Group (SCNG)! Nora says, “In a world where science is so central in solving problems around climate change, the pandemic, and a multitude of other issues, it’s our responsibility as scientists to make scientific literature moreContinue reading
Samantha Leigh’s exciting shark research is published!
Exciting shark research from Samantha Leigh, former Hiver and currently Assistant Professor at CSU Dominguez Hills, titled “Shark intestines may operate as Tesla valves” has been published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B (PRSB)! Dr. Leigh’s research used CT scanners to image shark’s intestines in more than 20 sharkContinue reading
Lily shares science with comedy
Hive writer, Lily Li, participated in UCI’s Science Riot to teach science through standup! Humor plays an important role in effective communication and Lily said it’s “really fun to share with people a little bit about the field that I work in and why I find it so exciting. The performanceContinue reading
Janielle Wins Fellowship
The Loh Down on Science is proud to announce that Hive writer, Janielle Vidal, has been awarded the Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship which aims to increase dissertation and thesis completion amongst doctoral students. Janielle says, “I am so grateful to receive this prestigious award from UCI’s Graduate Division. It willContinue reading
Lily successfully defends!
Hive writer, Lily Li, successfully defended her Ph.D. Dissertation and is now Dr. Li! Lily got her Ph.D. in Developmental and Cell Biology and the title of her dissertation was “Demystifying the relationship between DNA sequence features and regulatory function”. Congratulations, Lily!Continue reading
Janielle wins Dynamic Womxn of the Year Award
UCI’s Womxn’s Hub awarded our hive writer Janielle Vidal the Annual Dynamic Womxn of the Year Award. Janielle is a PhD Candidate in Environmental Health Sciences studying the effects of copper exposure on the gut microbiome and Alzheimer’s Disease. The Dynamic Womxn of UCI Awards event celebrates and honors theContinue reading