• Dr. Nitzan Shabek Receives NSF EAGER Award

    Dr. Nitzan Shabek Receives NSF EAGER Award

    Dr. Nitzan Shabek, UC Davis, received the NSF EAGER award ($300,000). Together with Dr. Dinesh-Kumar's lab, they will study the molecular interactome of the ubiquitin-proteasome system in planta.Read More »
  • Ryan Buchner is awarded Provost’s Undergraduate Fellowship

    Ryan Buchner is awarded Provost’s Undergraduate Fellowship

    We are proud to announce that Ryan Buchner, a Shabek Lab undergraduate student researcher, was awarded the Spring 2020 Provost's Undergraduate Fellowship (PUF) from the UC Davis Undergraduate Research Center! These competitive fellowships enable students to pursue research or creative activities under the guidance of UC Davis faculty members. Congratulations …Read More »
  • Natalie Hamada awarded NIH T32 MCB training grant

    Natalie Hamada awarded NIH T32 MCB training grant

    Natalie Hamada is awarded with the NIH T32 MCB training grant (with Dr. Nitzan Shabek) . This award will fund Natalie’s PhD program and research in the lab focusing on plant ubiquitin system.Read More »
  • Angelica Guercio wins 2020-2021 Summer GSR Award – Integrative Genetics & Genomics Graduate Group

    Angelica Guercio wins 2020-2021 Summer GSR Award – Integrative Genetics & Genomics Graduate Group

    Angelica Guercio has won a 2020-2021 Summer GSR Award - Integrative Genetics & Genomics Graduate Group’s. Angelica will continue her PhD studies on plant receptors sensing mechanisms; and will initiate the development of advanced integrated computational strategy to visualize, model and fit small molecules using Virtual Reality tools.Read More »
  • Isabella Glenn was selected to be a Kevin Gardner Research Scholar

    Isabella Glenn was selected to be a Kevin Gardner Research Scholar

    Isabella Glenn (Izzy), our undergrad researcher, has been selected to be a Kevin Gardner Research Scholar as part of the College of Biological Science Dean's Circle Summer Undergraduate Research Program. This fellowship will help Izzy to continue her undergrad research in the Shabek Lab during the summer. In her biotech …Read More »
  • Dr. Nitzan Shabek receives The 2020 UC Davis Award for Innovation and Creativity

    Dr. Nitzan Shabek receives The 2020 UC Davis Award for Innovation and Creativity

    Prof. Shabek receives the 2020 UC Davis Early Career Faculty Award for Innovation and Creativity. The award was established to honor and support the advances of outstanding tenure-track faculty members early in their careers. Read more about it: www.ucdavis.edu/news/innovation-awardRead More »
  • Angelica gets honorable mention on NSF GFRP

    Angelica gets honorable mention on NSF GFRP

    Congratulations to our PhD student Angelica Guerico on receiving NSF GFRP Honorable Mention. We are so proud of you!Read More »
  • Tara Caso joins the lab

    Tara Caso joins the lab

    The Shabek lab welcomes our newest graduate student, Tara Caso! Tara is a Plant Biology Ph.D. student with a background in molecular modeling. Her long-term goals are to use cellular biology and plant biochemistry to improve crops and increase global food security and nutrition. Tara's research focuses on hormone signaling …Read More »
  • Natalie Hamada joins the lab

    Natalie Hamada joins the lab

    We are excited to welcome graduate student Natalie Hamada to the Shabek lab! Natalie is a UC Davis alumnus and we are happy that she has decided to continue her Ph.D. in Plant Biology with us. As an undergraduate student, she worked in the Michelmore lab where she studied plant-pathogen …Read More »
  • Ubiquitin ligases in phytohormone signaling published in Plant Physiology

    Ubiquitin ligases in phytohormone signaling published in Plant Physiology

    Read the #2 Plant Physiology article based on number of mentions during the past month. With 29 mentions: UPDATE: Structural Aspects of Plant Hormone Signal Perception and Regulation by Ubiquitin Ligases @ShabekLab #Receptors #Signaling #PlantBiology https://t.co/ErksEAJLGi pic.twitter.com/vjK2pAUIFx— Plant Physiology (@PlantPhys) February 3, 2020 The lab's first review paper titled "Structural …Read More »
  • The lab represents Plant Biology at the at the CBS Dean’s Fall Welcome

    The lab represents Plant Biology at the at the CBS Dean’s Fall Welcome

    The Shabek lab got its first taste of autumn at the annual College of Biological Sciences Dean's Fall Welcome. This year's event welcomed over 600 incoming freshmen and transfer students from all majors throughout the college to UC Davis. Students were able to learn about a few of the many …Read More »
  • Learn about our research at Plant Biology 2019

    Learn about our research at Plant Biology 2019

    Come learn more about our research on plant hormone signaling at the American Society of Plant Biology annual meeting! Plant Biology 2019 will be held in San Jose, CA from August 3-7. Dr. Shabek will be presenting his talk titled "Structural plasticity of ubiquitin ligase complex in strigolactone signaling" in …Read More »