University of California - Davis

University of California - Davis

University of California - Davis

Overview
Date Founded

1905

Headquarters

One Shields Avenue,Davis, CA 95616

Industries

Medical Support Services
Biotechnology

Company Description

The University of California, Davis (also referred to as UCD, UC Davis, or Davis) is a public teaching and research university located in Davis, California just west of Sacramento. The campus covers 7,309 acres (2,958 ha), making it the largest within the 10 campus University of California system. UC Davis also has the third largest enrollment in the UC System after UCLA and UC Berkeley. The University of California, Davis campus is the largest campus in the UC system by land area, spanning 7,309 acres (2,957.8 ha) across two counties: Yolo and Solano. Though named after the City of Davis, the campus is technically located adjacent to the City of Davis in an unincorporated part of Yolo and Solano counties. The main campus is located 15 miles (24.1 km) west of Sacramento in the Sacramento Valley, part of California's Central Valley, and is adjacent to Interstate Highway 80. The Davis campus is the only school within the UC system with an airport, just west of main campus, and is one of two UC schools with its own fire department; the other being UC Santa Cruz. The campus is also conveniently located approximately an hour away from both San Francisco and the Napa Valley and two hours from Lake Tahoe. It is also one of only three schools in the University of California system, the others being UC Berkeley and UC Irvine, with a nuclear lab.

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Executives & Employees
Board of Directors

Former Attending Cardiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Distinguished Alumni
Mark Parker is now Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Nike, Inc.
Rhonda Morris is now Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Chevron Corp.
Jennifer M. Johnson is now President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer & Director at Franklin Templeton Investments
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Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner, San Francisco at Morrison & Foerster LLP

Advisor

Delivery Manager at ACF Solutions LLC

Legal Advisor

Of Counsel at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Clients

THE PURPOSE OF THE FOUNDATION IS TO ASSIST AND SUPPORT THE AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION IN ACCOMPLISHING ITS EDUCATIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC PURPOSES BY PERFORMING FUNDRAISING FUNCTIONS AND BY DEVELOPING PUBLIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES TO ADVANCE EDUCATION IN MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS, AND RELATED MENTAL HEALTH SUBJECTS AND TO PROMOTE THE TREATMENT OF PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS.

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. is an agricultural biotechnology company which engages in the development of agricultural products for the improvement of the environment and human health. It uses screening, breeding, and biotechnology techniques to create agricultural products for consumers, processors, and farmers. The company's portfolio of agricultural productivity traits includes Nitrogen Use Efficiency, Water Use Efficiency, Drought Tolerance, Salinity Tolerance and Herbicide Tolerance. It has presence in the United States, Africa, India, the United Arab Emirates, Belgium, France and Canada. The company was founded by Eric J. Rey and John G. Sperling in 2002 and is headquartered in Davis, CA.

The Sierra Business Council approaches to increase community vitality, economic prosperity, environmental quality and social fairness. It specializes in community planning, collaborative process facilitation, sustainable business practices, natural area conservation and open space planning, ecosystem services planning and rural economic development. The company is headquartered in Truckee, CA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Suppliers
Iridex Corp. Biotechnology | Mountain View, CA

IRIDEX Corp. engages in developing, manufacturing, and marketing medical systems, delivery devices and consumable instrumentation for the ophthalmology market. Its products include lasers, laser delivery and glaucoma devices, retinal surgical instruments, veterinary, and ENT. The company was founded by Eduardo Arias, Theodore A. Boutacoff, David M. Buzawa and James L. Donovan in February 1989 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Luminex Corp. Medical Support Services | Austin, TX

Luminex Corp. develops, manufactures and markets proprietary biological testing technologies and products with applications throughout the life sciences and diagnostics industries. The company was founded by Mark B. Chandler and Van S. Chandler in May 1995 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Orgenesis, Inc. Biotechnology | Germantown, MD

Orgenesis, Inc. is a biotechnology company, which engages in the development, manufacturing and provision of technologies and services in the cell and gene therapy industry. It operates through the Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) and Cellular Therapy Business (CT) segments. The CDMO segment through MaSTherCell, comprises of comprehensive services from cell therapy development through cell therapy manufacturing for and companies that provide end-to-end solution. The CT segment includes a technology that demonstrates the capacity to induce a shift in the developmental fate of cells from the liver and trans-differentiating them into pancreatic beta cell-like insulin-producing cells. The company was founded on June 5, 2008 by Sarah Ferber and is headquartered in Germantown, MD.

Awards & Honors
Rank #212
2010
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
Rank #215
2009
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
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