Searle Scholarship

UC Davis Honorees


Kenneth Burtis

Professor of Genetics and faculty advisor to the Chancellor and Provost, Kenneth Burtis has made important contributions to the literature of DNA repair in Drosophila; specifically, the molecular basis of interstrand crosslink repair. 



Tonya Kuhl

Tonya Kuhl, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, leads the Surface and Interfacial Science Laboratory at Davis. Dr. Kuhl's research begins with the measurement of chemical properties of complex fluid systems, particularly those from renewable, biocompatible and biodegradeable elements, to produce enhanced new materials.