July 2013

Prasant Mohapatra appointed interim vice provost of IET tfortis July 24, 2013
Professor Prasant Mohapatra, immediate past chair of the Department of Computer Science, has been appointed interim vice provost of Information and Educational Technology (IET) and chief information officer of the Davis campus.

100K Genome Project unveils 20 more foodborne pathogen genomes

July 22, 2013

The 100K Genome Project, led by the University of California, Davis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administrations Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, and Agilent Technologies, today announced that it has added 20 newly completed genome sequences of foodborne disease-causing microorganisms to its public database at the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

The AgStart PitchFest  Show Us Your Best Pitch!-by August 2

July 17, 2013

Do you have the next innovation in Ag technology? Will it revolutionize agriculture whether production, processing, distribution, or something else? Is it (or could it be) the foundation of a fast-growing business in the greater Sacramento region? 

If so, then be part of the AgStart PitchFest -- pitch your latest Ag Tech business concept, be mentored to help refine your concept and compete to win the opportunity to present in front of stake holders in Agriculture at two of the most important ag-innovation-related functions coming up in the Sacramento area in October.