Entries by Caleb Jones

Barn Raising Mural Painting Event on March 26 Set to Inspire Climate Activism in the Central Valley

By Neelanjana Gautam As part of an effort to spread awareness on climate change and agricultural issues in the Central Valley, Sustainable UC Davis in partnership with the UC Davis Institute of the Environment and the One Climate Initiative launched a 21st-century “barn raising” mural competition over fall quarter 2021 for undergraduate and graduate students. To mark the conclusion of the mural design competition, […]

Team Research Forum: Public Health and International Trade

Public Health and International Trade: What we don’t know can hurt us Join the Office of Research and the College of Letters and Sciences on Friday, April 8th at 10:30am for a discussion of trade laws and how they impact public health. Do you know who decides the minimum pesticide residuals permissible in your breakfast cereal, which […]

Team Research Forum: Federal Funding Opportunities

Get the inside scoop on where federal money will flow in the near future and how to maximize chances for funding your research program What research areas will the federal government be investing in over the next two to three years? How will the bipartisan infrastructure bill translate to funding for my research? What’s the […]

Research Compliance Alert: Russia, Belarus and Ukraine

Summary As of February 21, 2022, the United States and its allies released sanctions and export controls in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. These sanctions are changing rapidly and result in new restrictions on exports and imports of items, technology and services to/from any of these countries and covered regions and designation of new […]

Team Research Forum: Utilizing BioAMS in Research and Clinical Settings – Office of Research

Join the UC Davis Office of Research in a discussion with Dr. Bruce Buchholz, a Senior Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) about utilizing Biological Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (BioAMS) in research and clinical settings.  For 30 years, LLNL has led the world in applying this ultra-sensitive quantitative technique in basic research and clinical studies. […]

Mandatory Training for Members of the UC Davis Research Community Conducting Sponsored Research – Office of Research

The UC Ethics and Compliance Briefing for Researchers (ECBR) course is intended for all extramurally funded UC researchers, including faculty, staff, and postdoctoral scholars. The course was developed by the UC Office of Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services at UCOP to raise awareness of the University of California Statement of Ethical Values and Standards of […]

UC Davis Professor Kent Lloyd Appointed to National Institute of Health (NIH) Council of Councils – Office of Research

UC Davis is pleased to announce that Kent Lloyd, professor in the Department of Surgery, associate director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the director of the UC Davis Mouse Biology Program has been appointed to serve as a member on the National Institute of Health Council of Councils effective January 2022. “It’s a great honor to be […]

UC Davis Researchers Developing Novel Cancer Drug That Mimics Viral Mechanisms – Office of Research

By Neelanjana Gautam Yoshihiro Izumiya, professor and cheerleader of the Viral and Pathogens Associated Malignancies Initiative at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and Michiko Shimoda, assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology along with their research group are studying how viruses hijack host cells for replication. They are utilizing a mechanism, which a virus uses […]

1/6/2022 Campus Operations Update – Office of Research

On January 6, 2022, UC Davis issued updated winter-quarter guidance for employees and students to help mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant among our campus community. Please review the guidance summary below.* Researchers can continue to pursue their research activities according to Phase-4 of our Ramp-up Plan  while following the COVID safety and testing protocols. The […]