faculty recognition

Biology Beyond Borders: Professor John Harada Receives Honorary Doctorate from NAIST for Decade of International Research Collaboration

December 16, 2019
Professor John Harada, Department of Plant Biology, was recently recognized by Japan’s Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) with an honorary doctorate of science. The honor comes after over a decade of fruitful collaboration between the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences and NAIST.

Aggie Hero: Professor Jonathan Eisen

November 05, 2019
Perhaps the best way to sum up Professor Jonathan Eisen’s philosophy is to note his belief that “It is important to fix that which is easily fixable.” Eisen “uses his powers of national influence for good,” according to his Aggie Hero nominator.

Associate Professor of Plant Biology Siobhan Brady Named a Chancellor's Fellow

January 25, 2018
They are prolific scholars, strong teachers, effective mentors and dedicated contributors to campus. This year, the College of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Siobhan Brady, Department of Plant Biology and the Genome Center, was named a Chancellor's Fellow.

Michael Savageau Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

June 24, 2017

Distinguished Professor Michael Savageau, who holds dual appointments in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in the College of Biological Sciences and the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.

HHMI Awards $1 Million Grant for Educational Equity

June 08, 2017
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded a grant of $1 million to the University of California, Davis, to use software, data and personal networking among faculty and staff professionals to create a more inclusive educational environment engaged in ongoing improvement.