Académie des Sciences de L'Institut de France


UC Davis Honorees

Members of the Académie des Sciences de France contribute to the advancement of science through cross-cultural collaboration and knowledge sharing. Among its many programs the institute provides educational colloquia, expert resources and student scholarships. More>>

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William Lucas 

Distinguished Professor William Lucas, a plant biologist who demonstrated the "information superhighways" within plants and was an author and project manager in the cucumber genome sequencing study published in 2009,  is an elected member of the French Academy.