The Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR*) Grant program, managed by Venture Catalyst, in close collaboration with InnovationAccess, is designed to provide funding to support translational science and innovative research performed by UC Davis researchers. The inaugural STAIR Grant Program was launched in March 2014. Applications were due on May 2, 2014, and awards were announced in early July, 2014.
- Dr. Kyria Boundy-Mills, Department of Food Science and Technology: “Structure and activities of biosurfactants produced through a renewable, yeast-based, reduced cost process”
- Dr. Charles Hunt, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering: “Low-Cost, High-Quality Energy-Efficient Light Sources using FEL”
- Dr. Mark Mascal, Department of Chemistry: “Simple, High-Yield Production of Gasoline and Renewable Polymers from Biomass”
- Dr. Jared Shaw, Department of Chemistry: “A New Class of Antibiotics for Treating Infections Resistant to Current Therapies”
For information about the 2014-15 STAIR Grant program, please click here.
*STAIR is a trademark of The Regents of the University of California.