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2017 David L. Weaver Lecture: Monday April 3rd, 3pm, GBSF 1005

Overview The David L. Weaver Endowed Lecture Series in Biophysics and Computational Biology is dedicated to the memory of David L. Weaver, a prominent biophysics researcher and professor at Tufts University. About Dr. Weaver Dr. Weaver made significant contributions to

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GC proud sponsor of Dahshu 2017

Dahshu, a nonprofit organization with the mission of promoting research and education in data science, is hosting its inaugural scientific symposium in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area February 20-22nd, 2017. The theme for this coming year’s conference is “Data

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In memoriam: Sharon Gray 1985-2016

Sharon Gray was a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Scholar in my lab at UC Davis for the past 3 years. We had just started a project where we were co-investigators in a project with the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO)

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GC prof awarded $1.5M Howard Hughes grant

Siobhan Brady, an associate professor in the Department of Plant Biology and the Genome Center, was recently named as one of 84 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholars for 2016. As described by HHMI, ‘Faculty Scholars are early career researchers

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GC researcher wins MCIP travel award

Nicole Coggins, a PhD student in the labs of David Segal and Luis Carvajal-Carmona, has been awarded the 2016 Barbara Horwitz & John Horowitz Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology Award. She will use the $1800 travel grant to visit Peggy

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Seminar: “Beta-adrenergic receptor resensitization – an unsuspecting player in pathology”

The Department of Pharmacology Proudly Present the Seminar Series: Frontiers in Pharmacology  “Beta-adrenergic receptor resensitization – an unsuspecting player in pathology”  Of the estimated 200 G-protein coupled receptors in the heart, beta adrenergic receptors (βARs) are considered one of the

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Genome Center scientists awarded grant for rare genetic disorder research

The state stem cell agency, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), today approved a $1.1 million grant to UC Davis for research aimed at developing a treatment for Angelman syndrome, a rare, neurogenetic autism-spectrum disorder that occurs in one

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Video: 2016 David L. Weaver Lecture, Professor Sir Tom Blundell

‘Biophysics, Computational Biology and the Discovery of New Medicines: The Emergence of Resistance in Cancer and Tuberculosis’

May 11, 2016

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2016 David L. Weaver Lecture: 11 May, 3pm, GBSF 1005

Overview The David L. Weaver Endowed Lecture Series in Biophysics and Computational Biology is dedicated to the memory of David L. Weaver, a prominent biophysics researcher and professor at Tufts University. About Dr. Weaver Dr. Weaver made significant contributions to

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New year, new genomes: GC and colleagues sequence bacteria from salt ponds and eelgrass meadows

Genome Center researchers Alexandara Alexiev, Guillame Jospin, Jenna Lang, Professor Jonathan Eisen, and David Coil, in collaboration with Megan Krusor of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, have published draft genome sequences of two strains of Pseudoalteromonas bacteria, isolated

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