Sean Collins, assistant professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, has received a Sidney Kimmel Foundation Scholar Award for immune cell cancer research.
Luca Comai, professor of plant biology (center), has been awarded the American Society of Plant Biologists Innovation Prize for Agricultural Technology.
Professor of Plant Genomics Dan Kliebenstein has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Plant Biologists.
Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry J. Clark Lagarias has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Plant Biologists.
Jodi Nunnari, professor and chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, has received the Feodor Lynen Medal for her research on mitochondria.
Cultural anthropologist and associate professor of Native American history Liza Grandia has been awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowship.
Bruce C. Gates, Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, has received the North American Catalysis Society's 2017 Michel Boudart Award for Advances in Catalysis.
UC Davis was recently ranked first in the world in Agricultural Economics and Policy, and amongst the top 10 in 17 other disciplines, by the Center for World University Rankings.
Andrés Reséndez, professor of history, has received the esteemed Bancroft Prize of the Columbia University Libraries, for his book "The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America" (2016, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).
Fereydoun Hormozdiari of the MIND Institute, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine and the UC Davis Genome Center, was named a 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow.
Joe DiTomaso, Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Plant Sciences, received the Weed Science Society of America's Outstanding Research Award.
Georgia Drakakaki, an associate professor in Plant Sciences, has received a Greek Diaspora Fellowship for study and teaching in Greece.
Ross Boulanger (left), Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the Center for Geotechnical Modeling, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Debbie Niemeier, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor of Education and founding Director of the UC Davis Sustainable Design Academy, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Gail Goodman, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Oslo and a Senior Career Award from the American Psychological Association.
Distinguished Professor of Statistics Hans-Georg Müller recently received the Gottfried E. Noether Senior Scholar Award of the American Statistical Association.