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Department of Physics

Department of Physics

UC Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Ph:  (530) 752-1500

Fax: (530) 752-4717 


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Daniel Cox

Distinguished Professor, Physics

Daniel Cox

One Shields Avenue
Physics Department
Davis, CA 95616

Office: 407 Physics
Phone: +1 (415) 867 4992
Fax: +1 (530) 752-4717
Email: cox@physics.ucdavis.edu

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Research Interests

Theoretical biological physics—electronic migration in DNA, metalloproteins, protein aggregation phenomena especially in prion and Alzheimers disease, and biological membrane phenomena.


Career History

  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 1985
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, San Diego, 1984-1986
  • Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, 1986-1990
  • Associate Professor, The Ohio State University, 1990-1994
  • Professor, The Ohio State University, 1994-1996
  • Professor, University of California, Davis, 1996-Present

Honors

  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2012
  • J.S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow, 2004
  • Troiseme Cycle Lecturer, 1996
  • Nominated for Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Arts and Sciences, The Ohio State University, 1990
  • National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator, 1988
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, 1988
  • Clark Award for Teaching Excellence, Cornell University, 1981