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Neuroscience Ph.D. Candidate Lindsey Cameron Named 2021 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award Recipient

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.

Take the University of California Graduate Student Experience Survey

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.

Postdoc Danielle Beckman Leads Development of Model of the Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease in Animals

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.