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Steinberg chairs UC Davis Student Food Security Task Force – Final Report released

October 01, 2018

In 2015 the UC Office of the President commissioned a study that reported that up to 42% of students throughout the UC system experience high levels of food insecurity.   Food insecurity adversely impacts the health and educational success of our students.  So, in response to this report, in 2018 Chancellor Gary May appointed a UC Davis Student Food Security Task Force with professor Francene Steinberg as Chair. The task force was charged to:

Zivkovic and colleagues receive $3.4M NIH grant to study glycosylation alterations in Alzheimer’s Disease

September 27, 2018

Angela Zivkovic and colleagues were recently awarded $3.4M NIH grant funded over five years to study the comprehensive characterization of glycosylation alterations in Alzheimer’s Disease.  The NIH grant is a multi-PI grant with Carlito Lebrilla and Lee-Way Jin as PIs and Angela Zivkovic as the contact PI, titled "Comprehensive Characterization of Glycosylation Alterations in Alzheimer’s Disease”.