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
Our paper "Timeless in animal circadian clocks and beyond" has been published in FEBS Journal. First author is graduate student Yao Cai. [html]
Congratulations to our undergraduate researcher Ana Armenta Vega! She presented her research at ABRCMS and received an award for her poster presentation.
Our paper describing the population genomics of the fruit pest Drosophila suzukii in the continental U.S. has been published in G3. First author is graduate student Kyle Lewald. [html]
Our paper describing the integration of circadian and metabolic signals to regulate daily O-GlcNAcylation rhythm has been published in Nature Communications. First author is graduate student Nitrol Liu. [html]
Congratulations to undergraduate researchers Kiya Jackson and Flynn Atallah! They have been awarded the Provost's Undergraduate Fellowships.
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.