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Students Share Spring Break Social Distancing Plans

March 25, 2020
Need some social distancing tips? Assistant Professor Celina Juliano, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, recently asked her students about their spring break plans. She shared their answers via her lab's Twitter account @Juliano_Lab. 

A Message to the Campus Community on Operational Status

March 18, 2020
Yolo and Sacramento counties have issued directives advising residents to shelter in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. As a result and effective immediately, the campus is moving to suspended operations as outlined in our policy as defined by policy and described on changes to campus operating status.

Campus Directives for Spring Quarter

March 16, 2020
As we reach the end of this very challenging quarter, we want to commend students, faculty and staff for their resilience in the face of the many disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 public health emergency. Our continued monitoring of the situation leads us to even more difficult decisions for spring quarter 2020.

Popular Painkiller Ibuprofen Affects Liver Enzymes in Mice

March 11, 2020
The popular painkiller ibuprofen may have more significant effects on the liver than previously thought, according to new research from the University of California, Davis. The study in laboratory mice also shows marked differences between males and females.

Coronavirus: New Campus Directives

March 10, 2020
Acting out of an abundance of caution amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we have decided to take additional steps in our efforts to protect our students, faculty and staff, and the community at large, as we all do our part to help contain the spread of the virus.

Male Size Advantage Drives Evolution of Sex Change in Reef Fish

March 09, 2020
Some species of fish, notably parrotfish and wrasses living on coral reefs, change their biological sex as they age, beginning life as females and later becoming functionally male. New work from the University of California, Davis, shows that this sequential hermaphroditism evolves when bigger males gain an advantage in reproductive success.

Leaders Advise ‘Maximum Flexibility’ on Instruction

March 07, 2020
After careful review of our local situation and following consultation with health professionals regarding the specific risk represented by classroom meetings, we write to inform you that we are not mandating the cancellation of in-person class meetings for the week of March 9.