Dr. Jim Trimmer

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Position Title
Professor

Unit
NPB, PMB

Life Sciences Rm. 1163, 1107, & 1111
Bio

Degrees

1987    PhD    (Marine Biology)    University of California, San Diego/Scripps Institution of Oceanography
1981    BA    (Biology)    University of California, San Diego

Research Interests

Cell signaling in mammalian neurons, neuronal cell biology, membrane protein trafficking and function, affinity reagent development and validation.

Awards

2000-2007 Jacob Javits Neuroscience Investigator (MERIT) Award, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

1994-1999 Established Investigatorship, American Heart Association

Department and Center Affiliations

Department of Physiology and Membrane Biology, School of Medicine

Director, UC Davis/NIH NeuroMab Facility (neuromab.ucdavis.edu)

Director, T32 Training Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology

Professional Societies

American Society for Cell Biology

Society for Neuroscience

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology

Specialties / Focus

  • Affinity Proteomics 
  • Cell Biology
  • Neuroscience

Labs

Trimmer lab-1107/1111 Life Sciences

  • Jie-Xian Dong (postdoc), Michael Kirmiz (BMCDB graduate student), Yongam Lee (junior specialist), Catherine Pabalan (undergraduate student), Stephanie Palacio (postdoc), Nick Vierra (postdoc)

NeuroMab-177 Hutchison 

  • Camelia Dumitras (staff research associate), Belvin Gong (associate director), Karl Murray (assistant adjunct professor), James Terry (junior specialist)

Courses

NPB 107 Cell Signaling in Health and Disease (Winter)

NPB 110A Foundations: From Molecules to Individuals

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