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A Step Forward for Breast Cancer Research

Stephen Kowalczykowski and Wolf-Dietrich Heyer have purified the protein produced by the breast cancer susceptibility gene BRCA2 and used it to study the oncogene's role in DNA repair. Read more at dateline or nature.com.

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John Roth, Microbiology professor, immortalized in print.

Rick Grosberg, professor of evolution and ecology wins the 2010 UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement.

Thomas W. Schoener receives the 2010 Fitch Award for Excellence in Herpetology in recognition of the quality of his research.

Ken Burtis, professor of genetics and dean of the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences, is the principal investigator on a $1.2 million HHMI grant to UC Davis.

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Welcome to the College of Biological Sciences

The UC Davis College of Biological Sciences (CBS) is one of few colleges in the country dedicated entirely to the study of basic biology. The college’s faculty, researchers and students are advancing the planet's knowledge on many frontiers by exploring fundamental questions about life.

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