UC Davis

UC Davis, the University of California at Davis was founded in 1908 as the University Farm an extension of UC Berkeley. In 1959, UC Davis was formally designated as a separate campus of the University of California System. UC Davis's most noteworthy accomplishes in research and academia are: School of Veterinary Medicine, environmental and agricultural science, biological sciences, School of Medicine and science related disciplines. UC Davis is consistently in the top 50 of all national universities for teacher quality, student satisfaction and excellence in highly complex research activity. The student body is comprised of over 32,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students.

Address
Third floor Mrak Hall University of California, Davis One Shields Avenue Davis, CA 95616
Website
http://www.ucdavis.edu/index.html
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_California,_Davis

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Radiology & Imaging

Look what's inside: Full-body movies from EXPLORER scanner

Positron Emission Tomography, or PET scanning, a technique for tracing metabolic processes in the body, has been widely applied in clinical diagnosis and research spanning physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology. Now researchers ...

Genetics

Hobbyist DNA services may be open to genetic hacking

Online services that allow users to upload their genetic information, research genealogy and find lost relatives may be vulnerable to a sort of genetic hacking, according to two geneticists at the University of California, ...

Medical research

Zika vaccine protects fetus in pregnant monkeys

An experimental vaccine against the Zika virus reduced the amount of virus in pregnant rhesus macaques and improved fetal outcomes. The work could help support development and approval of the experimental Zika DNA vaccine ...

HIV & AIDS

Rectal microbes influence effectiveness of HIV vaccine

Microbes living in the rectum could make a difference to the effectiveness of experimental HIV vaccines, according to researchers at the University of California, Davis. The work is published Dec. 11 in the journal mSphere.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Can you change your personality? Scientists say 'maybe'

It has long been believed that people can't change their personalities, which are largely stable and inherited. But a review of recent research in personality science points to the possibility that personality traits can ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mapping the pathway to gut health in HIV and SIV infections

A UC Davis study found that the damaged gut lining (known as leaky gut) in monkeys infected with chronic simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), an HIV-like virus, was rapidly repaired within five hours of receiving Lactobacillus ...

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