Awards and Recognition

Veloyce Glenn Winslow Jr. Award Winner Adam Chaban Extends a Helping Hand to Marginalized Communities

July 01, 2020
During his years at the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences, Adam Chaban devoted himself to those in need. As chief of staff for the Joan Viteri Memorial Clinic (JVMC), Chaban worked to ensure that marginalized populations in the Greater Sacramento area didn't fall through the cracks in the healthcare system. For his leadership, scholarship, integrity and service to the university community, Chaban received the Veloyce Glenn Winslow Jr. Award.

Dr. Kishana Taylor Awarded HHMI's Inclusive Excellence Teaching Fellowship

June 10, 2020
We would like to highlight the achievement of Dr. Kishana Taylor, a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (CBS), who under the mentorship of Dr. Sam Díaz-Muñoz was recently awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence Teaching Fellowship Award!

Twice as Nice: College of Biological Sciences Ph.D. Students Receive U.S. Department of Energy Awards for Computational Biology Research

May 27, 2020
Keith Fraga won a Office of Science Graduate Student Research award, which gives Ph.D. students the opportunity to conduct research at a DOE national laboratory. Mary-Francis LaPorte won the DOE’s Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, which helps train next-generation leaders in computational science.