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2018 David L. Weaver Lecture: Wednesday April 25th, 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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Feeding the Future

  A Shifting Environment Glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, wildfires are blazing and droughts are intensifying. Our earth is in an alarming state of flux. For food producers, these climatic shifts could prove devastating. “Modern crop varieties are

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TechAccel Initiates Protein Engineering Project with UC Davis to Improve Wheat Yield

KANSAS CITY, MO, and DAVIS, CA – February 22, 2018–TechAccel LLC, a Kansas City-based technology and venture development company, today announced it has initiated a protein engineering research project with The Siegel Lab in the Genome Center of the University of California,

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Dennis Lab seeks Junior Specialist

The Genome Center at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for a Junior Specialist position.  Working for Professor Megan Dennis, this position will focus on the generation and characterizing of zebrafish carrying genetic mutations of gene

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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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