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NOV 16 Dr. Emiliana Borrelli, Chancellor's Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Member of the CEM, received the prestigious Golgi Medal Award in Neuroscience on November 16 in Brescia, Italy.
OCT 02 The Center for Epigenetics and Metabolism welcomes Selma Masri, PhD, a newly appointed assistant professor in the Department of Biological Chemistry.
AUG 10 A UC Irvine-led study shows that a low-calorie diet helps keep energy-regulating processes humming and the body younger.
JUN 06 Gathering by the red sea highlights links between environment and epigenetics (Nature Structural and Molecular Biology KAUST meeting report).


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DEC 20 Lab members receiving fellowship awards.
OCT 10 UC Irvine’s "Epigenetic Control and Cellular Plasticity Symposium" sets sights on new approaches for personalized medical care and therapeutics.
OCT 7 JBC virtual issue created in honor of UC Irvine's "Epigenetic Control and Cellular Plasticity Symposium."
JUL 06 UC Irvine’s Emiliana Borrelli and colleagues have discovered the key cellular mechanism that underlies the antipsychotic-induced parkinsonism.
JUN 27 UC Irvine epigenetics center host Saudi university president.
MAY 05 Cancer cells disrupt the body's internal clock to fuel tumor growth, UC Irvine researcher Paolo Sassone-Corsi, PhD, tells NBC News.
MAY 05 Lung tumors hijack metabolic processes in the liver, UC Irvine study finds.
MAR 18 Paolo Sassone-Corsi and Sergio Pecorelli are awarded 2015 Krogh Medal, Denmark.


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NOV 02 Epigenetics video: UC Irvine-KAUST partnership.
MAR 19 Paolo Sassone-Corsi is named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


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NOV 02 USA Today article discusses the circadian clock.
SEP 09 Review makes cover of Science Signaling (vol 7, issue 342).
JUL 31 Strict genomic partitioning by biological clock separates key metabolic functions, UC Irvine study published in Cell finds.
JUL 21 Study led by UC Irvine researchers finds epigenetic tie to neuropsychiatric disorders (published in Molecular Psychiatry).
JUN 27 Center for Epigenetics & Metabolism and King Abdullah University of Science & Technology forge research partnership.
MAR 05 The California Aggie features an article on how dietary patterns dictate circadian rhythms.
JAN 29 UC Irvine's Dr. Emiliana Borrelli delivers the 12th Annual Umesono Memorial Award lecture at the Salk Institute, San Diego.


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DEC 19 Nutrition influences metabolism through circadian rhythms, UC Irvine study finds.
SEP 22 UC Irvine research findings reveal a circadian and clock-dependent shaping of the nuclear landscape, according to a study published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology.
MAY 31 Circadian rhythms can boosts the body’s ability to fight intestinal bacterial infection, UC Irvine researchers have found.
JAN 22 Circadian rhythms can be modified for potential treatment of disorders; UC Irvine-led studies identify cellular pathways involved in governing day-night pattern.