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STEM profs receive $1M to retain nontraditional students

Marc Facciotti, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Genome Center, will be the PI of a new project to diversify the undergraduate STEM population at UC Davis, courtesy of a $1 million grant from Howard Hughes

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Jonathan Eisen named Faculty Director of the UC Davis Microbiome Initiative

Genome Center Professor Jonathan Eisen has been named Faculty Director of the UC Davis Microbiome Initiative, a new “Special Research Program,” under the administration of the Office of Research.  The purpose of this program is to raise the profile of

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Seminar April 28th, Wendy Robinson, UBC Dept. of Medical Genetics

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UC-Davis, Dovetail Genomics Approach Chromosome-Scale Assemblies for AgBio With Lettuce Genome

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers are tantalizingly close to achieving chromosome-scale genome assemblies for crop plants, thanks to recent work by researchers from the University of California, Davis, BGI, and Dovetail Genomics. By combining in vivo and in vitro proximity

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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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