Luis P. Villarreal, Ph.D.

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Luis P. Villarreal, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry 
School of Biological Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Luis P. Villarreal, Ph.D., is a professor of molecular biology and biochemistry within the School of Biological Sciences at University California, Irvine (UCI). Dr. Villarreal is also the director for the Center for Virus Research at UCI. A Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Distinguished Scientist. Dr. Villarreal earned his B.S. in biochemistry from California State University at Los Angeles, and his Ph.D. from University of California, San Diego. Additionally, Dr. Villarreal was awarded the 2000 National Science Foundation Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.

Please see links below for more information on Dr. Villarreal:
UCI faculty profile
Huffington Post Interview 

The Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA is supported by Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health / National Institutes of General Medical Sciences under award number U54GM119024.