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.
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...
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...
- UC Davis postdoc sees promise in scientist at Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research
- Gray dies ... Read more...October 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...June 24, 2017
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 Medical Institute as part of their Inclusive Excellence initiative. Co-PIs include Annaliese Franz (Chemistry), Michel ... Read more...June 9, 2017
Read more...June 5, 2017
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 UC Davis Microbiome activities, establishing collaborative links with microbiome researchers at UC Davis and other ... Read more...