Susan V. Bryant is a retired faculty member and Research Professor in the School of Biological Sciences, where she began as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Organismic Biology (now Developmental and Cell Biology) 1969. Her research is in regeneration in vertebrates. In addition to research and teaching, over the years she has served in several administrative roles at UCI: Department Chair; Dean of Biological Sciences; Principle Investigator of the UCI ADVANCE program, Vice Chancellor for Research, and Interim Executive Vice Chancellor. She served for over a decade as UCI's founding representative on the Independent Citizen's Oversight Committee for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (California Stem Cell Agency). Most recently she was founding Editor-in-Chief of the first-ever journal devoted to solely to regeneration research: Regeneration, published by Wiley.