In a study appearing in PLOS Genetics, Professor Sean Burgess and her colleagues highlight how mutations in a gene called spo11 can lead to zebrafish males that are infertile and females that produce offspring with developmental problems.
Katherine Dahlhausen's microbial curiosity was inspired by a rare bacterial disease she contracted while traveling in South America. Today, she's a graduate student in Professor Jonathan Eisen's lab exploring things like koala poo, chlamydia and the microbiome.
Heidi Jannenga is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Alumna Award, 2018. This award honors a UC Davis graduate who is in the mid-point of his or her career, who has displayed outstanding achievement, promoted innovative change and made outstanding contributions professionally, to the community and to UC Davis.
An assistant professor in the Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, Wilsaan Joiner explores sensorimotor integration: how sensory inputs, like vision, influence our motor actions and vice versa.