Cristina E. Davis

University of California, Davis, USA


Cristina Davis is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Davis, where her research program focuses on design and implementation of chemical and biological sensors using micro- and nanofabrication technologies. She earned her B.S. degree in 1994 with a double major in mathematics and biology from Duke University (Durham, NC). In graduate school, she earned M.S., 1996, and Ph.D., 1999, degrees from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va, in biomedical engineering. She then trained as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md, from 1999 to 2001. As a Senior Scientist in industry, 2001-2002, she worked for Molecular Devices Corporation, Epalinges, Switzerland, on their first generation chip-based patch-clamp instrumentation for high throughput electrophysiology applications. She then worked in the defense industry for several more years designing and implementing sensors systems for chemical and biological agent detection. She has been at the University of California, Davis, since 2005.

Biography Updated on 12 December 2007

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