The Rogers lab currently hosts 2020-2021 PREP@UCD scholar Connor Christensen and 2019-2020 PREP@UCD alumnus and first-year BMCDB student Colton Baumler (n.b.: profiles of first year students will show up later this year) in a rotation. Later in the year, 2019-2020 PREP@UCD alumna Amy Leslie will rotate through via the IntegrativeContinue reading
Some of you may wonder about the genesis of PREP@UCD. Dan’s blog published in the ASCB Newletter provides insight. We encourage those interested in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the life sciences to check out these additional writings and resources. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list.Continue reading
Last week, we launched the 2020-2021 cohort of PREP@UCD!
Our scholars all rocked their talks! We appreciate their work and the support of their mentors and advisors, and we’re so very proud of them. Thanks to all in the UC Davis research community who attended.
— Dan Starr and Carole Hom On 1 June, we sent this letter to PREP@UCD faculty and scholars. Dear Colleagues and Scholars, Several years ago, I (Dan) experienced what I characterize as a “mid-career crisis”. I am the very definition of privileged. I am a white, straight, male who grewContinue reading
Meet the 2020-2021 cohort of PREP@UCD scholars! We are thrilled to have Kevin, Maribel, Giselle, Connor, Arthur, Kaitlynn, and Brandy in the program. They will join us on 1 July 2020. Welcome!
— Amy Leslie After attending the poster sessions and powerpoint presentations, I found that my research interests matched many faculty mentors all throughout the College of Biological Sciences. It was a fantastic opportunity to engage professors on a further level and gain better insight into the most recent findings. Continue reading
Congratulations to 2019 cohort members Colton Baumler, Celena Lozano, and Alyssa Paparella, three of NSF’s newest Graduate Research Fellows! Carlos Estrada and Amy Leslie got honorable mentions too, as did 2017 cohort member Ivan Olaya! Woooooooo hoooooooo!!!!! p.s. …and a PREP@UCD-adjacent scholar, Elizabeth Mercado-Ayon, also received a GRF. Elizabeth is in the PREP at UPennContinue reading
— Colton Baumler Shortly after my final rejection arrived — what felt like the last nail in the coffin of my dream of becoming a “true scientist” — my wife went into labor. Little did I know that with the birth of our daughter, I was offered a new academicContinue reading