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Job Posting: Assistant Project Scientist, Proteomics

The Genome Center at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for an Assistant Project Scientist position. This position is expected to work independently, making significant and creative contributions to collaborative research and method development in collaboration

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GC professor recognized for Latino-focused cancer research

Luis Carvajal-Carmona, a UC Davis professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine and the Genome Center, was the subject of a recent Grantee Spotlight for his work with the Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

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CASP: Opportunity to obtain the structure of a protein of interest in your research

Interested in obtaining the NMR structure of a protein/domain relevant to your research and help advancing the methods of structural prediction from sequence?   You may send the protein sequence and a brief justification of your selection to casp@predictioncenter.org with subject: “CASP

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Earth BioGenome Project to Sequence All Known Species

It has been a generation since the first reference genomes were made available: the bacteria Haemophilus influenza in 1995, brewer’s yeast in 1996, the model plant Arabidopsis in 2000, and human in 2001.  In recent years the cost of sequencing has dropped

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Siobhan Brady and Pablo Ross named UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellows

Genome Center Faculty Siobhan Brady and Pablo Ross have both been named UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellows for 2017-18. The ‘Chancellor’s Fellow’ designation is one of the highest and most prestigious faculty honors at UC Davis, recognizing rising stars who excel

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Late Researcher’s Wish Fulfilled

  • UC Davis postdoc sees promise in scientist at Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research
  • Gray dies tragically, but her mentoring spirit lives on through memorial contributions
  • Sara Gebremeskel spends 3 months on campus, also visits Gray’s family in Illinois

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Oliver Fiehn named Top 10 by The Analytical Scientist

Oliver Fiehn, a professor of biochemistry and Director of the NIH West Coast Metabolomics Center, was recently interviewd by theanalyticalscientist.com in a feature titled ‘Opening Doors With Omics’.  When asked about his inital interest in metabolomics, he had this to say…

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Professor Oliver Fiehn Awarded Paul K. and Ruth R. Stumpf Professorship in Plant Biochemistry

The UC Davis College of Biological Sciences has named Oliver Fiehn, professor of molecular and cellular biology, to the Paul K. and Ruth R. Stumpf Professorship in Plant Biochemistry. An internationally recognized scholar, Fiehn has more than 220 publications to his

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Fall Bioinformatics Seminars and Workshops

For more information, and to register, go to https://registration.genomecenter.ucdavis.edu/   So you want to do a Single Cell RNA-Seq Experiment When:  Monday, November 6, 2017 1pm – 3pm Where:  GBSF Auditorium   This FREE workshop is intended for those who are interested in

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Brave New Medicine: How an Enzyme Created with Synthetic DNA May Enable the First Treatment for Celiac Disease

The way Justin Siegel describes it, ordering synthetic DNA online is almost as easy as ordering a pair of shoes from Zappos. “You just type it in — or if the protein has been sequenced at one point, we can

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