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Shining Light on the Social Lives of Viruses [Article]


Guardians of the Genome: UC Davis researchers unlock the genetics of cancer to advance the future of personalized medicine. [Article]


MMG Assistant Professor Sean Collins receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, read more here. This award recognizes the most promising young investigators in the biomedical sciences in the entire US. In his project, Dr. Collins and his team are rewiring the control of leukocyte motility for applications in immunotherapy.


Knotty Problems in DNA, read more here


Recombination-induced chromosomal rearrangements lead to double-strand break cascade and waves of rearrangements and copy number changes, read more here


DNA replication up close and personal at single molecule resolution, read more here; Steve Kowalczykowski interviewed on “Science Friday” broadcast on Public Radio International here.


Top UC Davis graduate, Srujan Kopparapu earned 2 degrees in 3 years, took average of 21.3 units over 9 quarters; earned 60 units for summer study and  helped provide health screenings, education through student-run clinic.  Srujan has been an intern since his first quarter in the lab of  Neil Hunter, professor of microbiology and molecular genetics who studies the most fundamental processes of how genes are shuffled and passed to the next generation. [Article]

Professor Michele Igo receives 2016-17 College of Biological Sciences Faculty Teaching Award. (more…)


Professor Michael Savageau is elected Fellow in the American Academy of Microbiology. Congratulations! (more…)


Congratulations to Sean Collins on being named 2017 Kimmel Scholar. The Kimmel Scholar Award is given to 15 of the nation’s most promising young researchers leading the fight against cancer. The 2017 awards represent the final class of Kimmel Scholars. [Article]


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