This page lists a summary of the ten most recent news stories that concern the UC Davis Genome Center. Click on the title of each news item or on the ‘Read more…’ links that follow to see the full story. A feed with all news stories is also available.
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 (CRCHD), an initiative of the National Cancer Institute designed to reduce the unequal burden ... Read more...February 5, 2018
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 email@example.com
with subject: “CASP NMR structure determination” or contact Krzysztof Fidelis (Read more...January 25, 2018
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 dramatically, enabling large-scale projects such as the ... Read more...December 15, 2017
The Genome Center at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for a Junior Specialist position.
Working for Professor Luca Comai, this position will be a part of a multi-national team aimed at developing novel and effective genetic approaches for tomorrow agriculture in developing Africa. Work at UC Davis uses the model ... Read more...December 8, 2017
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 as researchers, teachers, and campus citizens, whose scholarly work already places them at the top ... Read more...November 8, 2017
- 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 IllinoisOctober 25, 2017
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…Read more...October 25, 2017
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 name. He has driven significant developments in the field of metabolomics, the study of small ... Read more...October 16, 2017
For more information, and to register, go to https://registration.
When: Monday, November 6, 2017 1pm – 3pm
Where: GBSF Auditorium
This FREE workshop is intended for those who are interested in and ... Read more...
Brave New Medicine: How an Enzyme Created with Synthetic DNA May Enable the First Treatment for Celiac DiseaseSeptember 25, 2017
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 copy and paste — order it, and it shows up five days later.”
Siegel is an ... Read more...