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Recent publications from the Genome Center

scAlign: a tool for alignment, integration, and rare cell identification from scRNA-seq data Johansen and Quon. 2019. Genome Biology, 20: 166 The authors present scAlign, a deep learning-based method for single cell RNA sequencing. Read more Precision nomenclature for the

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Recently published: How to Build a Dragon or Die Trying: A Satirical Look at Cutting-Edge Science by Paul and Julie Knoepfler

In their new book entitled How to Build a Dragon or Die Trying: A Satirical Look at Cutting-Edge Science, Paul Knoepfler and his daughter Julie Knoepfler explore how one might use modern-day technologies, such as CRISPR gene editing and bioengineering,

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Job posting: CRISPR/CAS9 Gene Editing Postdoctoral Position

Location: UC Davis Genome Center, Davis, CA Description: A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. David J. Segal in the UC Davis Genome Center. The successful postdoctoral applicant will work on a project that investigates the use

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Job posting: Junior Specialist at UC Davis Genome Center

The Genome Center at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for a Junior Specialist position. Working for Dr. David Segal, this position will be involved in the Angelman syndrome research project, which focuses on developing therapeutics

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Upcoming Workshops

RNA-Seq Workshop Now in our 12th year of training researchers, the UC Davis Bioinformatics and Proteomics Cores invite you to attend one or more of our upcoming Bioinformatics and Proteomics workshops. These are suitable for beginners and are also of

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Job posting: Junior Specialist at UC Davis Genome Center

The Genome Center at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for a Junior Specialist position. Working for Professor Luis Carvajal-Carmona, this position will be involved in the establishment and characterization of minority patient-derived cancer models to

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Recent publication: TurboID-based proximity labeling reveals that UBR7 is a regulator of N NLR immune receptor-mediated immunity

A recent publication in Nature Communications from Dinesh-Kumar and colleagues has identified the function of a key protein—UBR7—which regulates plant immunity. Dinesh-Kumar and colleagues optimized the proximity labeling method in the model plant Nicotiana benthamiana and determined that TurboID performs

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Dr. Carvajal-Carmona Named Associate Director for Basic Science at the Cancer Center

We warmly welcome Dr. Carvajal-Carmona as the new Associate Director for Basic Science at the Cancer Center, effective as of July 1st. An associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine and Dean’s Fellow in Precision Health Equity,

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UC Davis launches center to advance genome-editing tools

New center will serve as the nation’s testing site for safety and efficacy (SACRAMENTO) — UC Davis today announced the launch of a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded research center dedicated to helping the nation develop safe and

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Single Cell RNA-Seq Bioinformatics Workshops at UC Davis and at UCSF

Now in our 12th year of training researchers, the UC Davis Bioinformatics Core invites you to attend one or more of our 2019 workshops. The following workshops are suitable for beginners and are also of interest to those with some

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