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
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.
Congratulations are in order for undergraduates Jayashri Viswanathan and Naomi Murray. Both join the 2020-2021 class of Goldwater Scholars, a prestigious undergraduate award program that encourages students to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics.
UC Davis Assistant Professor Lucas Smith was selected by The Hartwell Foundation to receive the prestigious 2019 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award. The award will support Smith’s research on finding promising therapies that can improve mobility and quality of life for children with cerebral palsy.
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.
At the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience, researchers collaborate in state-of-the-art facilities to find solutions to help treat, prevent and cure brain conditions, like schizophrenia, autism, depression and Alzheimer’s disease, among others.
Chemistry magic dazzled students from Woodland’s Lee Middle School during a campus visit to UC Davis. The event was not only an opportunity for Lee Middle School students to see science in action, it was an opportunity for them to meet their UC Davis pen pals.
The popular painkiller ibuprofen may have more significant effects on the liver than previously thought, according to new research from the University of California, Davis. The study in laboratory mice also shows marked differences between males and females.