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4/10/2014
Student Snapshot
Meet graduate student Angela Monterrubio and undergraduate Scott Wilder

4/10/2014
Davis volunteers help underserved kids discover science

4/10/2014
Unique math and biology training program propels CBS alumni careers

4/10/2014
Kingdom-Crossing research pinpoints new genes possibly implicated in cancer and other diseases

4/10/2014
Alumni Spotlight
NASA Astrobiologist Richard Kidd
Genetics '87

4/9/2014
Reef fish arrived in two waves

4/8/2014
Double-headed motor protein offers new targets in cancer treatment

4/2/2014
First peanut genomes sequenced

3/20/2014
Plankton make scents for seabirds and a cooler planet

3/19/2014
Alumni Spotlight
Michael Shepard
Zoology '73

3/19/2014
Jasmine Kaur Garcha, Plant Biology '14, spent three days at a Harvard at the National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC)

3/19/2014
Lin Weaver makes a difference by advancing biophysics and computational biology

3/19/2014
Student Snapshot
Meet undergraduate students Duy Tran and Katherine Wood

3/17/2014
'Breaking Bad': Insect pests in the making

2/14/2014
Barbara Horwitz named the 2013-14 Academic Senate recipient of the Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity and Community.

2/14/2014
Alumni Spotlight
Bobeck Modjtahedi
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, '05

2/14/2014
Student Snapshot
Meet undergraduate student Jennifer Hofmann and graduate student Nicholas DiRienzo.

2/14/2014
Center for Neuroscience to Celebrate 20th Anniversary

2/14/2014
Distinguished professor Carol Erickson receives honorary degree in Japan.

2/4/2014
Wolf-Dietrich Heyer, professor in the Departments of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and of Molecular and Cellular Biology, shows DNA repair protein is a three-way zipper.

1/27/2014
New anthrax-killing virus from Africa is unusually large.

1/27/2014
Eric Sanford, professor of evolution and ecology, publishes paper showing acidification, predators pose double threat to oysters.

1/27/2014
Deborah Kimbrell, a researcher in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, shows that space-raised flies show weakened immunity to fungus.

1/24/2014
David Begun, professor of evolution and ecology, finds that new genes spring from non-coding DNA.

1/21/2014
Professor David Begun and colleagues target international fruit fly pest with genomic research.

1/17/2014
Victory once again for Professor Art Shapiro in butterfly contest.

12/18/2013
Alumni Spotlight: Charlotte Owens
Physiology, ' 90

12/18/2013
Professor Susan Williams shows ship hulls a major source of invasive species introduction in California waters.

12/18/2013
Two undergraduates to present posters at National Fruit Fly Conference.

12/18/2013
Bio Sci grad Kyle Pierce creates mural for Smithsonian exhibit.

12/13/2013
Peter Armstrong, professor emeritus of molecular and cellular biology, makes surprise finding: blood clots absorb bacterial toxin.

11/26/2013
Ten elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, including Katie Dehesh and Julin Maloof from the Department of Plant Biology.

11/20/2013
Partnership programs promote undergraduate research and support diversity

11/20/2013
Alumni Spotlight: Victor Convertino
M.A., Physical Education, 1974
Ph.D., Physiology, 1981

11/20/2013
New resources foster undergraduate student succcess

11/20/2013
Professor discovers natural, non-toxic mosquito repellent

11/20/2013
College of Biological Sciences receives largest private gift in College history: $1.5 million in unrestricted funds

11/19/2013
Gail Patricelli selected as a 2013-2018 Chancellor's Fellow

10/21/2013
Distinguished Professor Emeritus Brian Mulloney Appointed to the Faculty Advisory Committee of the President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

10/21/2013
Alumni Spotlight: For James Gilardi, saving parrots is a cause close to home. In fact, it's at home...

11/7/2013
The College welcomes three new faculty members to its ranks for the 2013-2014 year.

10/18/2013
The College of Biological Sciences announces new fellowship opportunity to conduct highly integrative research.

9/13/2013
Kim McAllister shows how viral infection disrupts neural development in offspring, increasing risk of autism.

9/13/2013
Announcing the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Biology Academic Success Center! Join us Tuesday, September 24 at 10 a.m in the Sciences Lab Building. For more info about BASC, visit their web site.

8/21/2013
Graduate student Kateryna Feoktistova and Assistant Professor Christopher Fraser illuminate how untying knots promotes cancer.

7/18/2013
Biochemists, led by professor Steve Kowalczykowski, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and UC Davis Cancer Center, uphold law of physics.

6/27/2013
Julin Maloof, professor of plant biology, publishes study comparing genomes, RNA of wild and domestic tomato.

6/13/2013
Outstanding undergraduates recognized for academic excellence and service to their campus and community at the 2013 commencement ceremony.

6/13/2013
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.

6/13/2013
The Department of Evolution and Ecology welcomed two new colleagues in 2012-13: Professor Johanna Schmitt and Assistant Professor Susan Lott.

6/13/2013
Nicole Sitkin helps address health-care disparities, receives University Medal.

5/10/2013
Graham Coop, a professor of evolution and ecology and co-author on the study, finds that Europeans are really one big family.

5/10/2013
Undergraduate researchers recognized as 2013 Beckman Scholars.

5/10/2013
Alumni Profile: Larissa Miyachi, 2012 University Medalist, to attend Stanford Medical School in the fall.

5/9/2013
Neil Hunter, professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, has been named an HHMI Investigator.

5/9/2013
Sharon Strauss, Professor of Evolution and Ecology, received the Distinguished Teaching Award for graduate level.

5/3/2013
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.

5/2/2013
Dean Hildreth, keynote speaker at 'Dinner with a Scientist', helps students choose their futures.

5/1/2013
Join us May 7 for the inaugural symposium for Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

4/22/2013
Michael Wright, postdoctoral fellow in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, receives the Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship for outstanding research.

4/11/2013
Join us to celebrate all things biology at UC Davis's 99th Annual Picnic Day, April 20, 2013!

4/11/2013
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.

4/11/2013
Five outstanding grad students honored with Dean's Mentorship Awards.

4/1/2013
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.

3/15/2013
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.

3/15/2013
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.

3/11/2013
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.

3/11/2013
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.

2/13/2013
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.

1/9/2013
Flushing Nemo: Susan Williams, an evolution and ecology professor with the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory, says home aquarium species a potential threat to California waters.

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