Britt Lab research published in Nature Chemistry
The study discovered a new intermediate in the biosynthesis of hydrogenase enzymeRead the Article
- The Davis Division of the Academic Senate has recognized three of our faculty for their outstanding contributions. Carlito Lebrilla received the 2018 Academic Senate Faculty Distinguished Research Award; Jared Shaw received the 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award; and Annalise Franz received the 2018 Distinguished Graduate and Professional Teaching Award.
- Professor Valentin Taufour (Physics) has been elected to join our Chemistry Graduate Group.
- Incoming graduate student Jessica Ortiz, a previously participant in the UC Davis ChemEnergy REU program, has been awarded the highly competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRFP). Current students Nina Howard (Shaw Lab), Croix Laconsay (Tantillo Lab), and Xander Wilcox (Fisher Lab) received Honorable Mention.
- Professor Emeritus Marilyn Olmstead gave the keynote address at the Women in Science Student Summit at Reed College, an event where students learned about the challenges and rewards of STEM careers.
- Dr. Troy Stich, currently an associate research specialist in the Britt Lab, has signed on to a chemistry faculty position at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.
- The Siegel Lab has started a research collaboration with TechAccel, a Kansas-based venture company, to investigate engineered wheat enzymes that can produce plants capable of thriving in warmer global temperatures.
- Professor Sheila David has been recognized with an ADVANCE Scholar Award. This program encourages research leadership and outreach to underserved communities and/or mentorship of underrepresented students, and celebrates the contributions of women STEM faculty.
- "Blindness Didn't Stop Hoby Wedler From Being Successful." PhD graduate Hoby Wedler was a special guest at the Louisiana Association for the Blind's "Dining in the Dark", an immersive experience where those dining do so while blindfolded.
A recipe for docking carbocations in enzyme active sites
Research highlight from the Tantillo and Siegel Labs, published in ACS Catalysis.Learn More