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


July 2023

It's official!! Congratulations to postdoc Dr. Sergio Hidalgo; he has been awarded the NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award!! Way to go!! 

June 2023

Congratulations to Curtis Carlson for being awarded an NIH T32 fellowship and a UCD Summer GSR Award! Nicely done! Our undergraduate researcher Alice Yu-Ping Meng has also been awarded a Provost's Undergraduate Research Award. 

June 2023

Congratulations to Kyle Lewald (IGG) and Christine Tabuloc (Entomology) for completing their Ph.D. Bravo!! Also, big congrats to Xuehan Xu for completing her BMCDB MS degree.

June 2023

Congratulations to all our graduating undergraduate researchers - Cameron Vasquez, Maeta Phoupraseut, Giovanni Hernandez Guillen, Summer Calvache, and Emily Chen!

May 2023

Congratulations to our undergraduate researcher Emily Chen, who will be pursuing her MS in Stanford starting Fall 2023. Also, kudos to Cameron Vasquez for spending next year in PREP@UCD to prepare for his adventures in graduate school.

October 2022

Welcome Curtis Carlson, our newest Entomology Graduate Student.

August 2022

Big Congratulations to Hayley Sheehy and Yao Cai!! Hayley is graduating with a M.S. in Integrated Genomics and Genetics. And Dr. Cai is graduating with a Ph.D. in Entomology. Well done both of you!

June 2022

Congratulations to all our graduating undergraduate researchers - Kiya Jackson, Ana Armenta Vega, Zita Gao, and Flynn Atallah!