Leadership

PI and Academic Coordinator


Professor Dan Starr and Academic Coordinator Carole Hom lead PREP@UCD, with support from the deans of the College of Biological Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Letters and Science, School of Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, and Graduate Studies.

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee for PREP@UCD provides program oversight and guidance. Members consists of senior faculty with extended experience in leading training programs, graduate education, and programs aimed at broadening participation in the sciences

  • Charles Bevins, Professor of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine
  • Barbara Horwitz, Distinguished Professor of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences and Distinguished Professor of Physiology and Membrane Biology, School of Medicine
  • Wolf-Dietrich Heyer, Professor of Microbiology, College of Biological Sciences
  • Isaac Pessah,¬†Distinguished Professor of Molecular Biosciences and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education, School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Ray Rodriguez, Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology, College of Biological Sciences
  • James Trimmer, Professor of¬†Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences, and Professor of Physiology and Membrane Biology, School of Medicine