Congratulations to the two CNLM Fellows who have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). These innovative scholars are being recognized for their remarkable accomplishments, which have significantly contributed to a broad array of fields and helped change the way we understand the world.

Marcelo A. Wood

Professor and Chair of Neurobiology & Behavior, for distinguished contributions to the fields of memory and addiction, particularly for the study of mechanisms underlying neuronal function, as well as distinguished teaching

Tallie Z. Baram

The Danette Shepard Chair in Neurological Sciences and Director of the Conte Center at UCI, for distinguished contributions to the understanding of childhood and febrile seizures as well as early life adversity on brain development and their enduring consequences

This year, nine UCI researches were honored. For more information, visit: