in memorium

Long-Lived: Remembering Melvin Green, A UC Davis Genetics Pioneer

December 11, 2017
Melvin M. Green, distinguished professor emeritus of molecular and cellular biology, was a geneticist and member of the National Academy of Sciences. Green co-founded the historic UC Davis Genetics Department (now part of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology). He passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at the age of 101.

Memorial Fund Established to Honor Distinguished Professor Emeritus Roy H. Doi

November 03, 2017
Roy H. Doi, distinguished professor emeritus of molecular and cellular biology, was a leader in advancing understanding of the mechanisms that control bacterial gene expression. Elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 2006, Doi was recognized for his career contributions in molecular biology and biotechnology. On Oct. 9, 2017, Doi passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, at the age of 84.

Remembering Eric Conn, a Founding Father of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UC Davis

September 21, 2017
Eric Conn, professor emeritus of molecular and cellular biology, was a plant biochemist and member of the National Academy of Sciences. Conn is world-renowned in his field for his contributions to the understanding of plant metabolism, and he held tenure for 43 years with the University of California. He passed away on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017.