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101 Years of Microbiology at UC Davis

2023 signals the 101st year of microbiology at UC Davis. From the discipline’s humble beginnings as a one-person research and teaching unit in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, microbiology at Davis has grown and diversified.

Using Machine Learning to Detect Coronavirus Threats

An artificial intelligence model that can identify coronaviruses capable of infecting humans has been developed by a team of biologists, mathematicians and physicists, including professor Mariel Vazquez from the department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the University of California, Davis

Graduating Senior Awards 2023

On June 8, the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics hosted a lunch event to celebrate and honor the achievements of our department’s graduating seniors.

Please Help Support the ASM Club

On Friday, April 14th, UC Davis will launch its 7th annual Give Day, which is a 29-hour online giving campaign to raise funds for critical programs and services across campus.

Understanding Why BRCA2 Is Linked to Cancer Risk

A new study led by Stephen Kowalczykowski, a distinguished professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, shows precisely how the gene BRCA2, linked to susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer, functions to repair damaged DNA.

CBS Welcomes New Faculty

The college is very pleased to welcome the newest members of its broad and diverse faculty.