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.

Job Posting: Metabolomics Technical Director

April 22, 2018

The Genome Center at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for Technical Director position of the Metabolomics Services Core.

This position will have general responsibility for maintaining and improving services at the Genome Center’s Metabolomics Service Core Facility and report to the Faculty Director, Professor Oliver Fiehn. The incumbent will ... Read more...

2018 David L. Weaver Lecture: Wednesday April 25th, 3pm, GBSF 1005

April 17, 2018


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...

Feeding the Future

March 12, 2018


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 usually bred to a particular latitude and longitude as ... Read more...

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

March 10, 2018

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, Davis.

The project will determine if specific mutations in a wheat enzyme can produce ... Read more...

Dennis Lab seeks Junior Specialist

March 1, 2018

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 orthologs implicated in human neurodevelopmental disorders.  Candidates should ... Read more...

Job Posting: Assistant Project Scientist, Proteomics

February 21, 2018

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 with the Director and clients of the Genome Center’s Proteomics Core Facility. Collaborators may include UC ... Read more...

GC professor recognized for Latino-focused cancer research

February 7, 2018

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...

CASP: Opportunity to obtain the structure of a protein of interest in your research

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 with subject: “CASP NMR structure determination” or contact Krzysztof Fidelis (Read more...

Earth BioGenome Project to Sequence All Known Species

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...

Siobhan Brady and Pablo Ross named UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellows

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...




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