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Last month, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced the recipients of the 2021 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in graduate studies in the biological sciences. Lindsey Cameron, a UC Davis neuroscience Ph.D. candidate and recent Grad Slam finalist, was among this year's award recipients.
The University of California Graduate Student Experience Survey (UCGSES) is an online survey administered at UC Davis and each of the other UC campuses. It asks students for their input around a broad range of academic and non-academic experiences. All UC Davis graduate and professional students are invited to participate. Spring 2021 is the first year of the survey, with follow-up administrations planned to follow every other year.
Researchers at the California National Primate Research Center at the University of California, Davis, have developed a model of the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease in rhesus macaques. The macaque model, published March 18 in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association could allow better testing of new treatments.
Rebecca Jean “RJ” Millena just received an amazing four-year full-ride fellowship offer to a Ph.D. program at the American Museum of Natural History — really an amazing offer — to join the systematics laboratory of Dr. Jessica Ware,” Professor Rosenheim said.
Samantha Werth, Ph.D. Candidate in Animal Biology and Grad Slam finalist, shares her research and inspiration for her Grad Slam presentation. Be sure to cheer on Samantha at the UC Davis Grad Slam Final Round on April 8.
Alea Skwara, Ph.D. Candidate in Psychology and Grad Slam finalist, shares her research and inspiration for her Grad Slam presentation. Be sure to cheer on Alea at the UC Davis Grad Slam Final Round on April 8.