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Athanasiou and Cherry Lab Grad Students Are Co-Authors of Synthetic Yeast Genome Paper
Posted on March 31, 2014

Graduate students Pasha Hadidi of the Athanasiou Lab and Yu (Charlie) Ouyang of the Cherry Lab are co-authors on a recently published Science paper “Total Synthesis of a Functional Designer Eukaryotic Chromosome”, describing the world’s first synthetic eukaryotic chromosome.

Nam Tran Receives Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education
Posted on March 26, 2014

Nam Tran, an Assistant Ajunct Professor of Pathology, has received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education” from the School of Medicine for the BME course, “Clinical Applications for Biomedical Device Design.”

Tugging harder on heart strings
Posted on March 18, 2014

Biomedical engineering professor Dr. Ye Chen-Izu and her colleagues at UC Davis have taken a major step forward in advancing our understanding of how the heart adjusts to a changing mechanical load. Their paper is featured on the cover of the March 18, 2014 issue of Science Signaling.

Nikolaos Paschos Elected to the Executive Committee of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Posted on March 14, 2014

Nikolaos Paschos, MD, PhD, a researcher in the Athanasiou laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently elected to the Executive Committee of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT). EFORT is the European Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the European equivalent of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), representing 45 national societies from all European countries. …

Keck Foundation grant awarded to Angelique Louie
Posted on March 7, 2014

The W.M. Keck Foundation’s Medical Research Program has presented a grant for $1 million to Angelique Louie. The grant will help fund her project “In Vivo 3D Imaging Using Bioluminescent Gene Reporters and MRI,” which she is undertaking in collaboration with Yohei Yokobayash and Jared Shaw, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry.