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Professor Clayton Visger in Biology has his paper, titled “Divergent gene expression levels between diploid and autotetraploid Tolmiea relative to the total transcriptome, the cell, and biomass” published in American Journal of Botany in February 2019. 

Professor Amy Wagner in Geology, together with other 21 researchers, recently steamed to the Indian Ocean, where they spent weeks in remote locations collecting water and sediment from the depths with an effort to reconstruct past ocean conditions, and possibly help forecast the future. 

Made at Sac State: Watters family builds a legacy of science and teaching at Sac State. 

A chemistry professor, Linda Roberts, has received a Fulbright Scholar Award to conduct research in Sweden, focusing on structural changes in a major protein of HDL (the “good” cholesterol) that lead to damaging deposits in tissues and may contribute to heart disease. 

Sac State students had the opportunity of a lifetime presenting their research at the 29th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Lisbon, Portugal.

Physics & Astronomy professor Dr. Christopher Taylor says a meteor is likely responsible for the strange light that streaked across the California sky. 

Nevada Irrigation District funds a Geology Professor to evaluate groundwater flux throughout the water year and to assess the flow conditions in the Middle Yuba River channel.

Physics faculty received NSF award to conduct ATLAS experiment at CERN.

Funding from NSF allows a biology professor Dr. Clayton Visger to study the effects of ploidal level on responses to global change in plants.

Professor Kim Mulligan’s research is featured in the California State University article.

Professor Anna Klimaszewski-Patterson received NSF funding to study the impact of Native Californians on mixed conifer and oak forests.

Physics professor received NSF funding to develop a new route to creating solid helium.

NSF funding allows a physics professor to study the light emitted as two neutron stars collide.

Distinguished Alum: Tracy Young's high-impact innovation.

Connecting mobile devices to traditional brick-and-mortar work has been an industry boon.

Distinguished Alum: Mom's wisdom served Ana Klein well.

A hard early lesson helped turn her to a life of leadership and achievement.

Distinguished Alum: Bill Mueller's influence widely felt.

Bill Mueller turned Valley Vision into one of the region's most influential organizations.