The Oct. 22 print edition of Nature features research by Neil Hunter, professor in the College of Biological Science's Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. The paper, titled "PCNA activates the MutLγ endonuclease to promote meiotic crossing over," was featured in Nature's online journal in August — as well as discussed in the Egghead Blog.
In a study appearing in Nucleic Acids Research, UC Davis College of Biological Sciences researchers identify and show how two molecular partners affect the overall assembly and structure of the breast cancer protein BRCA2.
We would like to highlight the achievement of Dr. Kishana Taylor, a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (CBS), who under the mentorship of Dr. Sam Díaz-Muñoz was recently awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence Teaching Fellowship Award!
We have voted in favor of extending a P/NP policy to the courses required by our majors for the Spring quarter. We have voted in favor of extending a P/NP policy to the courses required by our majors for the Spring quarter.
Though classrooms and laboratories may be closed, College of Biological Sciences faculty, students and staff are finding new ways to support one another's educational needs during the coronavirus pandemic. The Aggie Tutorial Farm is a new website that curates useful data analysis tutorials.
The newly minted “CBS COVID-19 Capstone” course explores the biological intersections of virology, evolution and ecology, computational biology, molecular genetics and other disciplines to give upper-division students an opportunity to investigate and deconstruct the coronavirus crisis.