Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Watch the Second COVID-19 Public Awareness Symposium

May 18, 2020
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.

BMCDB Graduate Student Yulong Liu Wins UC Davis Dissertation Year Fellowship for Single-Cell Atlas of Zebrafish Ovary

May 11, 2020
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.

COVID-19 Info Webinar for the Public Set for April 23

April 22, 2020
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.

The Aggie Tutorial Farm Is Open

April 13, 2020
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.

Students Share Spring Break Social Distancing Plans

March 25, 2020
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. 

New Cryo-Electron Microscope Powers Biological Sciences Discovery

February 18, 2020
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.

CRYO EM: Unleashing the Future of Biology at UC Davis

February 04, 2020
Atomic-level imaging has finally arrived at UC Davis! Introducing the newest addition to the Biological Electron Microscope Core Facility.