Members of Sheila David’s Laboratory at UC Davis attended the Chemical Biology in the Bay Area (CBBA) Day on June 1st, 2019, which was hosted by UCSF in San Francisco. This event brought in graduate student presenters from UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, UC Berkeley, and UCSF. The keynote speaker was Anthony Ogawa from Merck. Merve Demir from our lab presented a research poster titled, “Elucidating Additional Features of 8-Oxo-guanine Recognition and Adenine Excision Mechanism by the DNA Glycosylase MutY.” The speakers were consistently excellent throughout the day, touching on a broad range of topics within the wide world of chemical biology. We all had a great time. Cheers to all of the presenters and volunteers that helped run the conference!
Recent Lab News
Recent Article Published by the David Lab: The DNA repair enzyme MUTYH potentiates cytotoxicity of the alkylating agent MNNG by interacting with abasic sites.
Recent Article Published by the David Lab at UC Davis: The DNA repair enzyme MUTYH potentiates cytotoxicity of the alkylating agent MNNG by interacting with…
David Lab Member Robert Van Ostrand receives Crown Royal Award at Sacramento Kings Salute to Service Night
David Lab Member Robert Van Ostrand was recognized as the Honoree Veteran and received the Crown Royal Award at the Sacramento Kings Salute to Service…
New Article Published: When you’re strange: Unusual features of the MUTYH glycosylase and implications in cancer.
New Article Published: When you’re strange: Unusual features of the MUTYH glycosylase and implications in cancer. Think MUTYH is a simple adenine glycosylase? Think again. Explore…
Members of Sheila David’s Laboratory at UC Davis attended the Chemical Biology in the Bay Area (CBBA) Day on June 1st, 2019, which was hosted…
Meet UC Davis Undergraduate Researcher Madeline Bright in our lab’s new Undergraduate Student Spotlight Video! Hear about how she got into undergraduate research and how…
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Dr. Sheila S. David
Department of Chemistry
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