Biology is the Science of Life
As biologists, faculty in the School of Biological Sciences investigate the underlying principles of nature and use their discoveries to bring about a better tomorrow. Their biological research will provide the solutions to many of today’s most difficult challenges, including global climate change, sustainability, food and energy production, and human health.
Funding Fuels our Research
Faculty with UCI’s School of Biological Sciences have significantly increased the amount of research funding received from federal agencies, foundations, charities, industry and other sponsors over the past 5 fiscal years.
FY 2018-2019 Research Award Facts and Figures
This information about the School of Biological Sciences’ research funding covers the fiscal year from July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019.
Faculty with the School of Biological Sciences received $80 million in external research funding during FY 2019.
BioSci faculty brought in 16.25% more funding in research awards during FY 2019 compared to the previous fiscal year.
73 New Awards
BioSci faculty are listed as lead Principal Investigator on 73 new awards and sub-awards with start dates in FY 2019.