Damian C Genetos

Associate Professor and Associate Professor in Residence

Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology

Office
2207 Vet Med 3B, Davis, CA 95616

Education
1999, BA, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2002, MS, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2005, PhD, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA
2007, , UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2010, , UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Orthopaedic Research Lab
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Biomaterial Regulation of Cell Spheroids to Synergistically Enhance Bone Healing, J Kent Leach (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health
Principal Investigator, HIFs in Osteocytes, (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health
Co-Investigator, Mechanisms of systemic bone loss following femur fracture in mice, Christiansen, BA (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health
Honors and Awards
2001-2004 NASA Pre-doctoral fellow
2002 Young Investigator Award, Fourth Bone Fluid Flow meeting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008-2011 NIH Individual National Research Service Award
2009 Research award, 2009 Gordon Research Conference on Atherosclerosis, Tilton, NH
2010 Academic Federation Research Travel Grant
2011-2012 Collaborative Exchange Award, Orthopaedic Research Society
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2014 Donahue HJ, Duncan RL, Genetos DC : Chapter 35: Channel activation and mechanotransduction, Neu C, Genin G, (ed), CRC Handbook of Imaging in Biological Mechanics, . 433-42.
2012 Genetos DC, Jacobs CR : Chapter 11: Bone cell mechanoresponsiveness, Guo XE, Silva MR, (ed), Skeletal Aging and Osteoporosis: Biomechanics and Mechanobiology, . 177-90.
2005 Duncan RL, Genetos DC : Calcium signaling in osteoblasts in response to mechanical stimulation, R. Aaron and M. Bolander, (ed), Physical Regulation of Skeletal Repair, Rosemont, IL. .
Research Focus
Bone cell mechanotransduction; cellular and molecular biology techniques
Specialty Focus
Cell biology