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.
Blokhina, Y. P., Olaya, I., Burgess, S. M. Preparation of Meiotic Chromosome Spreads from Zebrafish Spermatocytes. J. Vis. Exp. (157), e60671, doi:10.3791/60671 (2020). ABSTRACT Meiosis is the key cellular process required to create haploid gametes for sexual reproduction. Model organisms have been instrumental in understanding the chromosome events that take place duringContinue reading
Check out this great article about Wil Joiner, his path to UC Davis, and his research!
– by Carole and Yesica This week, the PREP cohort trekked to blustery and cold Indianapolis to present their research at the 2018 meeting of the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, a.k.a ABRCMS. What did we gain from the meeting? First, we all went to a PREP-only meet-and-greet. Continue reading
Teaching Award to PREP mentor Congratulations to Professor JoAnne Engebrecht, recipient of the 2018 UC Davis College of Biological Sciences Award for Outstanding Teaching! In announcing the award, department chair Jodi Nunnari described JoAnne as “a gifted teacher” and selfless departmental citizen who has been “a key player in revampingContinue reading
Fundamental processes such as cell division, fertilization, and development require precise positioning of the nucleus, yet the means by which cells accomplish this has not been understood. However, a team of researchers led by PREP PI Dan Starr recently shed light on nuclear positioning. Accordingly, Starr’s collaborators at the UniversityContinue reading