Coast Redwood and Giant Sequoia Mega-Genomes Sequenced

April 23, 2019
Scientists have successfully sequenced the coast redwood and giant sequoia genomes, completing the first major milestone of a five-year project to develop the tools necessary to study these forests’ genomic diversity.

UC Davis Mourns Loss of Marine Biologist and Ocean Health Advocate

April 25, 2018
Faculty, staff and students gathered at the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory today not for their weekly seminar, but to remember their colleague Susan Williams who died in a car crash Tuesday (April 24) while en route to the Davis campus to teach.

Seagrass Project Highlights New Paradigm for Marine Ecosystem Restoration

November 13, 2017
In a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Professor Susan Williams found that planting multiple species of seagrass accelerates marine ecosystem restoration, improving overall survival and growth of the transplanted seagrasses.

Genome Sequencing May Save California’s Legendary Sugar Pine

December 16, 2015
The genome of California’s legendary sugar pine, which naturalist John Muir declared to be “king of the conifers” more than a century ago, has been sequenced by a research team led by UC Davis scientists.

Stachowicz Speaks at UC Natural Reserve System's 50th Anniversary Event

October 09, 2015
Reserve the date for UC Davis’ celebration of the UC Natural Reserve System’s 50th anniversary. The program includes talks by UC Davis professors Susan Harrison and Jay Stachowicz, and a keynote address by Davis author Kim Stanley Robinson, a frequent visitor to UC reserves.