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UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal: Academic Senate's Faculty Research Award

The saying, “Good things come in threes,” or “Omne trium perfectum,” rings true.

The UC Davis Academic Senate today announced that UC Davis distinguished professor Walter Leal of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and former professor and chair of the Department of Entomology, is the recipient of the Faculty Distinguished Research Award.

Learn All About Nematodes at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

Ever seen tomato roots infected with root-knot nematodes?

Ever seen nematode specimens in organs of a whale?

You’ll see that—and more—at the nematode (aka roundworm) display at the 13th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 10. The free and family friendly event, known as “Super Science Day," will showcase 10 museums or collections.

Harvard-UC Davis Researchers: New Drug Candidate May Help Cancer Patients Undergoing Immunotherapy

An enzyme inhibitor and now drug candidate discovered in the laboratory of Bruce Hammock, University of California, Davis, may help control the often dangerous  side effects of immunotherapy treatments in cancer patients, according to newly published research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).