Congratulations to our 2019-20 Seed Grant Recipients

Partnering with UC Davis colleges and schools, Global Affairs provides Seed Grants for International Activities to faculty taking on innovative research, service, and engagement projects around the world.

2019-20 Grant Recipients 

Anujit Chakraborty

Social identity, Taste Bias and Under-Provisioning of Public Goods (India)

College of Letters and Science

David de la Peña

Sustainable development and stewardship: Connecting Land, Lake, and Community in North Patagonia and the Tahoe Basin (Latin America and the Caribbean)

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Mary Lou de Leon Siantz

Adolescent Mental and Reproductive Health and Migration in the Americas (Mexico)

Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Elisabeth Forrestel and Andrew Waterhouse

Development of an International Initiative for Advancing the Adaptive Capacity of Viticulture to Climate Change (France and Australia)

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Gozde Goncu-Berk

Smart Clothing and Textiles for Healthcare and Wellbeing: A Research and Learning Network (United Kingdom)

College of Letters and Science

Liza Grandia

Mapping Indigenous Resilience to Land Grabs in Guatemala (Guatemala)

College of Letters and Science

John Largier, Rick Grosberg, and Marissa Baskett

Oceans, Ecosystems, and People Along the West Coasts of the Americas (Latin America and the Caribbean)

College of Biological Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Beth Rose Middleton

Indigenous Caribbean (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)

College of Letters and Science

Richard Pereira and Xunde Li

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance at a Global Scale: Whole Genome sequencing of ESBL-Producing E. Coli From Livestock in Four Continents (China, Netherlands, New Zealand)

School of Veterinary Medicine

Karen Shapiro, Jeroen Saeij, and Kathryn Conlon

Bridging International Expertise to Address Toxoplasma Transmission (Brazil)

School of Veterinary Medicine, and School of Medicine

Michael Siminovitch and Dario Cantu

Establishing A Roadmap For the “Center of Sustainable Tequila Production” at the Universidad Autonomade Guadalajara​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ (Mexico)

College of Letters and Science, and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan

Microbial Metabolite Mimics, Drug Discovery to Treat Cancer and Metabolic Disease (Taiwan)

School of Medicine