News

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.

GC prof awarded $1.5M Howard Hughes grant

September 28, 2016

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 with impressive accomplishments who have strong potential to make groundbreaking contributions.’ The award, jointly announced ... Read more...

GC researcher wins MCIP travel award

September 20, 2016

nicoleNicole 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 Farnham’s lab at the University of Southern ... Read more...

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

August 12, 2016

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 most powerful regulators of cardiac function and the most common ... Read more...

11 Aug 2016: “Careers in High-throughput Sequencing” by Illumina

August 1, 2016

Davis Postdoc Entrepreneurship and Career group (DPEC) – Knowledge Exchange and Bioinformatics Core will co-host a seminar, “Careers in High-throughput Sequencing”, by Tony Dodge (MSc) and Drew Kebbel (MSc) of Illumina.

Careers in High-throughput Sequencing

Join us for a conversation with Illumina to learn about the future of High-throughput Sequencing in careers in research, emerging markets ... Read more...

Genome Center scientists awarded grant for rare genetic disorder research

July 26, 2016

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 in 15,000 live births.

Because Angelman syndrome is caused by a maternal gene that is turned ... Read more...

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

June 2, 2016

‘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

April 28, 2016

david_weaverOverview

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 the understanding of protein folding. He was impressed with ... Read more...

Announcing the 2016 Summer Bioinformatics Workshops!

April 11, 2016

Registration is now open for two bioinformatics workshops:

June 13-17, 2016

Using Galaxy for Analysis of RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq Data

Aug 29 – Sept. 2, 2016

Using Galaxy for Analysis of RNA-Seq, Exome-Seq, and Variants

Each of these workshops will include a rich collection of lectures and hands-on ... Read more...

Proteomics Summer Short Course, August 1-5, 2016

April 4, 2016

The UC Davis Proteomics Core and the UC Davis Biotechnology Program are partnering to offer an intensive hands on course where you generate and analyze bottom up shotgun and targeted proteomics data.  Seating is limited, so register soon at UC Davis Biotechnology Program/Summer Courses. 

For additional information please contact Marianne Hunter at 530-752-8183 or mahunter@ucdavis.edu.

 Course will be ... Read more...

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

February 25, 2016

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 from root and leaf surfaces of the eelgrass Zostera marina.  This research, part of the ... Read more...

 


 

 

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