Author: clhom

Hallucinogens can change the structure of neurons

David Olson, an assistant professor of chemistry and mentor to CCBGAP student Alaysia Madison, has found that some psychedelic drugs can alter the appearance and action of neurons. These changes suggest that hallucinogenic compounds might offer promise as a treatment

Davis life: warm weather and a long day in the lab, ….

…topped off by a successful foraging excursion.

Grad Slam results

Tooka Zokaie, a graduate student in Public Health, won first prize at the 2018 UC Davis Grad Slam for her talk about how access to oral health care resources affects health maintenance and disease prevention. But guess who won “People’s Choice”?

Angel Rogers update

Professors for the Future, 2018-2019, including….

Mayowa! Professors for the Future, UC Davis’ year-long competitive fellowship program, helps graduate student leaders to develop and share their skills with peers. Check back soon for an update on Mayowa’s project.

We’re on “Team Mayowa”…

Are you? Mayowa describes her path and her reaction to making it to the Grad Slam Finals. It’s not too late to reserve a ticket!

Reflections by Chancellor May and his mom

Gary S. May is UC Davis’ first African American chancellor and his mom, Gloria May, was one of nine African American students who integrated the University of Missouri in 1950. [embedded content]

“How I got from there to here”

More on Mayowa: an interview full of insights, including a three-sentence synopsis of her research, and shout-outs to Mary McKenna, Peter Wainwright, and the UC HBCU Initiative.

Hassan Owens’ publication

November 27th, 2017 Hassan Owens, member of the CCBGAP 2017 Cohort, co-authored a publication from his summer research! This represents the first of what we hope will be many CCBGAP publications.

Honors for PI Jared Shaw

November 20th, 2017