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Advancing Diabetes Research: Mark Huising Receives Faculty Research Award

October 19, 2018
Quick Summary
  • Diabetes is a disease that affects 30 million people and is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S.
  • Huising is honored for discovery of a new insulin-producing cell
  • The finding could lead to new therapies for diabetes treatment

Science is about advancing knowledge, work that requires dedication and tenacity. Another component is a keen and critical eye, as discovery is predicated on

synthesizing and evaluating the work that came before. 

Dr. Aldrin Gomes selected as Chancellor’s Fellow

February 08, 2017

How can we better understand cardiovascular diseases? Gomes’ research studies the molecular mechanisms of signal transduction and how biological pathways within cells control the degradation of proteins. “Dr. Gomes is an ideal recipient of this recognition; he is an outstanding colleague, teacher and researcher,” said W. Martin Usrey, neurobiology, physiology and behavior department chair.

Gloria Partida named A.G. Brinley Plaque winner

December 04, 2016

The Brinley Plaque recognizes outstanding service in a particular area, such as the arts, education or health, or in some project that benefits the city of Davis.  Bill Habicht, associate pastor at Davis Community Church, wrote in his nomination letter for Gloria: “(Gloria) has made tremendous contributions to our city in the areas of race relations, restorative justice, LGBTQ advocacy and anti-bullying.” You can visit the Davis Phoenix Coalition to learn more about the not for profit organization Gloria co-founded.