Last week's second COVID-19 Public Awareness Symposium, organized and run by Distinguished Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology Walter Leal, attracted over 1,000 viewers. You can rewatch it here.
As a Ph.D. student in the Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Graduate Group, Yulong Liu investigates the cellular mechanisms underlying female reproductive development in the lab of Associate Professor Bruce Draper. For his research, Liu was recently awarded the UC Davis Dissertation Year Fellowship.
A COVID-19 public awareness symposium is scheduled for Thursday, April 23, organized by Distinguished Professor Walter Leal and featuring UC Davis experts in immunology, infectious diseases, pathology and emergency medicine.
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.
Need some social distancing tips? Assistant Professor Celina Juliano, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, recently asked her students about their spring break plans. She shared their answers via her lab's Twitter account @Juliano_Lab.
Chancellor Gary S. May and Mark Winey, dean of the College of Biological Sciences, recently cut the ribbon on a new cryo-EM facility in Briggs Hall. The $2.5 million microscope is open to all campus researchers. It can collect thousands of images a day to assemble into movies showing how proteins and other biomolecules do their work.