Outstanding undergraduates recognized for academic excellence and service to their campus and community at the 2013 commencement ceremony.
UC Davis biology students soundly thumped Stanford this quarter in a genome annotation competition that runs in a select number of labs in the United States and around the world. .
The Department of Evolution and Ecology welcomed two new colleagues in 2012-13: Professor Johanna Schmitt and Assistant Professor Susan Lott.
Nicole Sitkin helps address health-care disparities, receives University Medal.
Graham Coop, a professor of evolution and ecology and co-author on the study, finds that Europeans are really one big family.
Undergraduate researchers recognized as 2013 Beckman Scholars.
Alumni Profile: Larissa Miyachi, 2012 University Medalist, to attend Stanford Medical School in the fall.
Jodi Nunnari, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, is the recipient of the 2013 Academic Senate Faculty Research Lecturer Award. She will present her public lecture, "I Breathe for Mitochondria" on May 14.
Dean Hildreth, keynote speaker at 'Dinner with a Scientist', helps students choose their futures.
Join us May 7 for the inaugural symposium for Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Michael Wright, postdoctoral fellow in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, receives the Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship for outstanding research.
Join us to celebrate all things biology at UC Davis's 99th Annual Picnic Day, April 20, 2013!
Brain Awareness Week events will culminate April 17 in a free public lecture by Dr. Cameron Carter, director of the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience.
Five outstanding grad students honored with Dean's Mentorship Awards.
Opposites attract: Alex Mogilner, professor of mathematics and neurobiology, physiology and behavior and co-senior author of the paper, discovers how cells and cell fragments move in electric fields.
This week, UC Davis received $1 million for a Briggs Hall energy conservation project that cut the university's electric and gas bills by an estimated $350,000 a year.
Brenda Marin-Rodriguez, an undergraduate student in the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences, has been awarded one of nine Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Plant biologist Steven Theg and project scientist Lan-Xin Shi have puzzled out the amount of energy a plant cell expends in transporting a protein from the cytoplasm into the chloroplast, a fundamental cellular activity.
Amanda Klein, 2012 doctoral graduate, is the 2012–13 recipient of the Loren D. Carlson Prize in Physiology for her research on how nerve fibers transmit irritating sensations such as itch and burn to the brain.
Neil Hunter's laboratory in the department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics has placed another piece in the puzzle of how sexual reproduction shuffles genes while making sure sperm and eggs get the right number of chromosomes.
The UC Davis College of Biological Sciences (CBS) is one of few colleges in the country dedicated entirely to the study of basic biology. The college’s faculty, researchers and students are advancing the planet's knowledge on many frontiers by exploring fundamental questions about life.