DC Action

  • UC Irvine Congressional Briefing now on YouTube.
  • On June 10th,  Senator Dick Durbin(D-IL) mentions Dr. Frank LaFerla, Dean of the Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Science during remarks on the Senate floor in support of research funding for the  National Institutes of Health
  • Dean Frank LaFerla met with UC Irvine alumnus Congressman Ami Bera, to discuss the importance of NIH
  • On June 1st, Dean Frank LaFerla, Dean of the Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences, participated in a Congressional briefing on Capitol Hill focused on Alzheimer’s Research and the importance of NIH funding. Congresswoman Mimi Walters provided opening remarks.
  • Chancellor Howard Gillman and Dean Frank LaFerla met with representatives from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
  • Dr. Parham met with Mr. Michael Smith Special Assistant to the President, My Brother’s Keeper at The White House.
  • Dr. Parham with Kiran Ahuja, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
  • http://www.ed.gov/edblogs/aapi/staff/#KiranAhuja
  • U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer to speak at School of Law Commencement on May 9, 2015.
  • As Chair of the US Department of Energy’s Basic Energy Science Advisory Committee (BESAC), John Hemminger, Vice Chancellor of Research, testified to the House Space, Science and Technology committee.