UC Davis establishes alliance of excellence in biophotonics with German Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technologies

November 14, 2017
The University of California, Davis, and the Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technologies (Leibniz-IPHT), in Jena, Germany, have entered an agreement of cooperation to establish the Jena-Davis (JEDIS) Alliance of Excellence in Biophotonics — designed to promote North American-German cooperation on research and development in the field of biophotonics.

UC Davis-Chile Program Welcomes Eduardo Silva

December 20, 2016

Eduardo Silva was invited to give a seminar and to visit the UC Davis Chile program.

The UC Davis-Chile program has three main objectives: 1) Create a platform for collaborative research between UC Davis and Chilean researchers, to support life science innovation in Chile and California; 2) Effectively transfer life sciences technologies from UC Davis and from the collaborative programs of the UC Davis Chile center, to the Chilean industry; and 3) Link UC Davis’ educational programs and creation capacity with Chile.

Undergraduate STEP Students visit Silva Lab

September 14, 2015

A group of five UC Davis’ undergraduate students from the Special Transitional Enrichment Program (STEP) toured the Silva research group laboratory last week. STEP is a summer bridge program for underrepresented-minority first-generation students from low-income families. It also ensures a two-year follow-up with this population, which is more vulnerable to poor academic performance and dropout.