News

This page lists a summary of the five 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.

Genome Center is looking to recruit a Bioinformatics Core Manager

August 27, 2014

The Genome Center invites applications for the position of Bioinformatics Core Manager. The incumbent will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Bioinformatics Service Core. This includes but is not limited to management of staff and computational infrastructure and budgetary aspects of the core.

For or more details please see the all details of this ... Read more...

DNA Technologies and Expression Analysis Cores news update

August 25, 2014

New RNA-Seq Pilot Grants

Illumina will be announcing four RNA-Seq Pilot Grants at the Illumina Sequencing Symposium (Thursday, August 28th).  Each grant will include RNA-seq library preparations and one lane of HiSeq sequencing.  Please find the application form online.  The symposium will feature talks by ... Read more...

Video: A message from the Director of the Genome Center

August 12, 2014

To coincide with the redesign of the Genome Center website, here is a welcome message from the Director of the Genome Center, Richard Michelmore.

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The Bioinformatics Core has announced the 2015 Pilot Grant Program

August 5, 2014

Bioinformatics Core (center aligned)

The Genome Center’s Bioinformatics Core have now announced details of their 2015 Pilot Grant Program. From their news release:

The Pilot Grants are intended to show the feasibility of novel experiments or provide preliminary data for further grant applications…

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Luis Carvajal-Carmona receives $50,000 grant to study stomach cancer

July 16, 2014

Assistant Professor Luis Carvajal-Carmona has received a grant of $50,000 from the No Stomach for Cancer charity to conduct research into the causes of familial stomach cancer through DNA sequencing. Luis had this to say about receiving this award:

We are very happy to have secured this funding. It will allow us…

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Genome Center Director is Keynote Speaker at Core Directors Conference

July 16, 2014

The 4th Annual Western Association of Core Directors (WACD) conference will be held at the University of California Davis September 11-12, and will feature Richard Michelmore, Director of the UC Davis Genome Center, as the keynote speaker.

 
WACD

The WACD organizing committee has developed a program that will be both engaging and informative with ... Read more...

Genome Center’s involvement in the peanut genome gets featured in the Sacramento Bee

June 29, 2014

The Sacramento Bee has posted an article that highlights the work of Genome Center staff in the International Peanut Genome Initiative. This article includes quotes from Richard Michelmore (Director of the Genome Center) and Lutz Froenicke (a researcher working on this project).

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New faces in the DNA Technologies and Expression Analysis Cores

June 27, 2014

We would like to inform you about important staff additions and changes in the Cores. The current manager of the DNA Technologies and Expression Analysis Cores, Ryan Kim, PhD, will be leaving us to take up an exciting challenges in the field of big genomic data as Director of National Center for Biological Research Resource ... Read more...

Junior specialist position available in the Comai lab

June 20, 2014

The Comai laboratory is a plant genomics laboratory that is based in the UC Davis Genome Center and also affiliated with the department of Plant Biology. The immediate focus of this  position is to assist existing projects on mutation detection and characterization in various crops, using next-generation sequencing technology. See the full job ... Read more...

New paper by Barbara Bailus and David Segal

June 20, 2014

Barbara Bailus, a Grad Student in David Segal’s lab is the lead author on a new paper published this week in the journal BMC Neuroscience (provisional PDF only at this point). The paper The prospect of molecular therapy for Angelman syndrome and other monogenic neurologic disorders)  reviews the recent progress and prospect of targeted gene ... Read more...

 


 

 

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Upcoming Talks and Events

  • September 2, 2014
    • Jenna Morgan Lang — Biogeography of microbial communities associated with seagrasses
      Starts: 12:10 pm
      Ends: September 2, 2014 - 1:10 pm
      Location: 1022 Life Sciences, UC Davis, Davis, CA
      Description: Postdoc Seminar Series - Summer 2014
      Eisen lab, Genome Center
  • September 5, 2014
    • Shaunna Shen — RV144 Thai Immune Correlates and Nonhuman Primate as Model for AIDS Vaccine Evaluation
      Starts: 4:00 am
      Ends: September 5, 2014 - 5:00 am
      Location: California National Primate Research Center Seminar Hall
      Description: This talk by Dr. Shen is part of the retirement celebration for Dr. Niels Pedersen
  • September 9, 2014
    • Nenad Malencia —Genetic induction of haploid plants: progress from the bench and the greenhouse
      Starts: 12:10 pm
      Ends: September 9, 2014 - 1:10 pm
      Location: 1022 Life Sciences, UC Davis, Davis, CA
      Description: Postdoc Seminar Series - Summer 2014
      Britt lab, Plant Biology
  • September 11, 2014
    • Western Association of Core Directors conference
      Starts: 12:00 am
      Ends: September 13, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Location: UC Davis Conference Center
      Description: Richard Michelmore from the Genome Center is the keynote speaker;

      http://wacd.abrf.org
  • September 12, 2014
    • Western Association of Core Directors conference
      Starts: 12:00 am
      Ends: September 13, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Location: UC Davis Conference Center
      Description: Richard Michelmore from the Genome Center is the keynote speaker;

      http://wacd.abrf.org
  • September 16, 2014
    • Lan-Xin Shi — Energy Expense and the Driving Force for Protein Import into Chloroplasts
      Starts: 12:10 pm
      Ends: September 16, 2014 - 1:10 pm
      Location: 1022 Life Sciences, UC Davis, Davis, CA
      Description: Postdoc Seminar Series - Summer 2014
      Theg lab, Plant Biology

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