Douglas S. Gross, M.D., Ph.D., senior lecturer of cell biology and human anatomy, was recognized with the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award by UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni Day. This news article can be found here.
Paul Knoepfler, Ph.D., associate professor of cell biology and human anatomy, is a recipient of the 2014 Dean’s Excellence Award. He is being recognized for his outstanding contributions as a transformative leader in the mission area of Community Engagement.
Richard Tucker, Ph.D., for receiving both the UC Davis Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award, and the School of Medicine's Kaiser Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Basic Science to medical students.
Jan Nolta, Ph.D., Director of the UC Davis Stem Cell Program and its Institute for Regenerative Cures, whose teams recently received $53 Million in funding for the application of stem cells to the treatment of several different human diseases.
In November 2014, Anna La Torre, Ph.D. joined the department. Dr. La Torre's laboratory is interested in deciphering the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying neuronal progenitor competence and differentiation using a combination of cell lines, transgenic mouse models and biochemical approaches.
In November 2014, Sergi Simó, Ph.D. joined the department. Dr. Simó's laboratory is interested in understanding how normal development patterns the CNS and particularly how migrating neurons integrate guidance information by regulating signaling pathways to navigate and successfully reach their final destinations during development.
In August 2014, Li-En Jao, Ph.D. joined the department. Dr. Jao's laboratory is interested in understanding how the centrosome and its related organelles such as the cilium coordinate signals that regulate cell function and influence development.
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