- 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.
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…)
The National Blackwell-Tapia Committee is pleased to announce that the 2016 Blackwell-Tapia Prize will be awarded to Mariel Vazquez, a professor in the departments of mathematics and of microbiology and molecular genetics at the University of California, Davis. (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!
Congratulations to undergraduate researchers Kavita Dutta (Collins Lab), Jennifer Liang (Singer Lab) and Hui-shun (Nestor) Huang (Xu Lab), recipients of this year’s Schilling Undergraduate Research Award! The award is given to to undergraduates within the College of Biological Sciences who have demonstrated excellent research and investigative ability in a current lab assignment, are collaborative, and possess a great attitude.