- Current faculty members utilize molecular genetics to study the biology of individual microbes and also use microbial and non-microbial models for the study of specific cellular processes, including recombination, stress responses, aging, cancer, DNA repair, and mutagenesis.
September 28 at 4:10 pm: Dr. Neil Hunter, “Regulating Destruction to Recombine the Genome”, 1022 Life Sciences
October 5 at 4:10 pm: Dr. Aurele Piazza (Heyer Lab), “Regulation of DNA strand invasions during homologous recombination and maintenance of genomic stability”, 1022 Life Sciences
The American Math Society is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Lathisms (Latin@s and Hispanics in the Mathematical Sciences), by showcasing one Mathematician every day from September 15th through October 15th. Dr. Mariel Vazquez was showcased on September 16th. (more…)
Congratulations to Katy Ralston and Sean Collins on being selected for the 2016-2017 UC Davis Hellman Fellowship Awards.
Congratulations to Katy Ralston on being named 2016 Pew scholar in the biomedical sciences by the Pew Charitable Trusts. (more…)
- Nek1 Regulates Rad54 to Orchestrate Homologous Recombination and Replication Fork Stability. [Heyer]
- Reinterpreting Long-Term Evolution Experiments: Is Delayed Adaptation an Example of Historical Contingency or a Consequence of Intermittent Selection? [Roth]
- BRCA2 regulates DMC1-mediated recombination through the BRC repeats. [Kowalczykowski]
Awards & Fellowships
Amanda Fox, an Immunology Graduate Group student in Lorena Navarro’s Lab, has been awarded the 2015-16 Outstanding Graduate Student Award for the course BIS2A. Congratulations!