Mechanical and aerospace engineering (MAE) professor Steve Robinson, assistant professor Jonathon Schofield, and Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior (NPB) associate professor Wilsaan Joiner are teaming up in a new four-year, $1.3 million NASA-funded project to study different visual and haptic strategies to help astronauts more safely and precisely operate robotic arms in space.
A $1.5 million grant from the United States Department of Defense (DoD) will help UC Davis Professor Lee Miller, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior and the Center for Mind and Brain, expand his lab’s research on hearing loss, an issue of relevance to both aging populations and military personnel.
One of the recipients of both this year’s Ronald and Lydia Baskin Research Award and the Undergraduate Student of the Year award is Caroline Liu, a graduating senior majoring in neurobiology, physiology and behavior.
The recent murders of George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others have sent shock waves throughout the country. In a recent interview, UC Davis professors Dr. Crystal Rogers and Dr. Wilsaan Joiner offered their thoughts, feelings, and recommendations for ways UC Davis can support our Black community members during these scary and uncertain times.
StudentSphere is a community-service based organization that assists families with children affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since its launch, the program has amassed over 100 college student volunteers from across the nation and has created over 80 mentor-mentee relationships.
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.
Studies with laboratory mice at the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience show how activation of the mother’s immune system during pregnancy can lead to neurological problems in offspring. Researchers have now found a way to detect which mice are susceptible to this effect