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Meet the CIRM Intern
Stem Cell Seminar Lecture Series

About Us

Today’s UC Irvine Stem Cell Research Center is a dynamic center encompassing a diverse array of interdisciplinary investigators that span the schools of Medicine, Biological Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, Arts and Law. Our state-of-the-art, LEED Platinum certified research and clinical building houses 23 of our 50 center faculty members.

Center faculty have obtained more than $170 million dollars in grant and foundation funds
. Our research programs include an National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored T32 training grant, state of the art shared equipment, research services programs and a seminar series.

What can we do for you?


Research areas, available resources and clinical trials


Learn about our clinical research and trials


Learn how you can support stem cell research at UCI


See the latest news, videos and upcoming events


Community lectures, special events and opportunities to engage. Find details for future events here.

Treating the Cancer Treatment? - Stem Cell Community Lecture

Charles Limoli, PhD & Daniela Bota, MD, PhD

Seizures in a Petri Dish

Diane O'Dowd, PhD & Jack Lin, MD


UCI receives record $441 million in research funding for fiscal 2018-19

Drs. Leslie Thompson and Magdelene Seiler are mentioned as part of the record funding that UCI received in the fiscal year 2018-2019.

Jesse Holt & Dr. Pathak Win Gilliam Fellowship

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded grants to 44 doctoral adviser-student pairs to improve faculty mentoring skills, support new scientific leaders, and foster diversity and inclusion in science.

Stem Cell Agency Produces Measurable Economic Benefits

An independent Economic Impact Report says CIRM has had a major impact on California’s economy, creating tens of thousands of new jobs, generating hundreds of millions of dollars in new taxes.