Integrative Genetics and Genomics Graduate Group

Biology Grad Student Perspective: New Tax Bill is War on Education

December 01, 2017
UC Davis graduate students gathered Wednesday morning, Nov. 29, outside the Memorial Union, the central hub of campus, to protest tax reform legislation being considered by Congress. The demonstration was part of the “Grad Tax Walkout,” a national event meant to show solidarity against the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which, if passed, would make graduate education unaffordable for millions of Americans.

Science Says: UC Davis Grad Students Promote Science Communication

February 06, 2018
Founded in 2015 by Distinguished Professor Pamela Ronald, Plant Pathology and the Genome Center, Science Says started as a project funded by the UC Davis Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy to combat misinformation in food science. Since then, it’s grown into a campus-wide student group.

Efficient Technique Discovered for Isolating Embryonic Stem Cells in Cows

February 08, 2018
For more than 35 years, scientists have tried to isolate embryonic stem cells in cows without much success. Under the right conditions, embryonic stem cells can grow indefinitely and make any other cell type or tissue, which has huge implications for creating genetically superior cows.

Wolf-Dietrich Heyer

  • Department Chair; Distinguished Professor; Molecular Oncology Program Co-Leader
  • Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, College of Biological Sciences
  • UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Research Interests: Mechanism and regulation of recombinational DNA repair
3163 Life Sciences

David Begun

  • Professor
  • Department of Evolution and Ecology, College of Biological Sciences
  • Center for Population Biology
Research Interests: Population genetics and molecular evolution
3350A Storer