Howard Hughes Medical Institute


UC Davis Honorees  

Jorge Dubcovsky

Jorge Dubcovsky

Jorge Dubcovsky, Distinguished Professor of Plant Sciences and pioneering wheat geneticist, has conducted leading studies toward the development of practical genomics resources for the wheat research community, for use in answering basic questions on wheat development and disease resistance. 


Neil Hunter

Neil Hunter

A researcher in a central DNA repair process called homologous recombination, Professor Neil Hunter of the departments of Cell Biology & Human Anatomy and Microbiology & Molecular Genetics became a Hughes Medical Institute investigator in 2013.