Chiu Lab at UC Davis
We are in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at University of California, Davis. Our research interests include molecular genetics of animal behavior, biological timing (circadian and seasonal rhythms), posttranslational regulation of proteins, and enhancing global food security via insect genomics and biotechnology
Congratulations to Junior Specialist and PREP scholar Maribel Anguiano! She has been awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and will be joining UCD Neuroscience as a graduate student in the Fall of 2021.
We welcome new graduate researchers Xuehan Xu from the BMCDB graduate group and Rodrigo Del Rio from the IGG graduate group.
Congratulations to our undergraduate researchers Kiya Jackson and Ana Armenta Vega! They presented their research at the NSF CAMP Symposium. Kiya was awarded a Special Merit Award in Life Sciences and Ana was awarded a Honorable Mention in the Life Sciences category.
We welcome new undergraduate researcher Cameron Vasquez to our lab. Cameron is a participant of the NIH ADNR program and a NPB major.
We welcome new graduate researcher Hayley Sheehy from the IGG graduate group.
Our paper describing the regulation of TIMELESS function in circadian rhythms by phosphorylation has been published in Current Biology. First author is graduate student Yao Cai. [html]