Damian C Genetos

Professor and Professor in Residence

Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology

2207 Vet Med 3B, Davis, CA 95616

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
Co-Principal Investigator, HIFs in Osteocytes, Damian Genetos and Clare Yellowley-Genetos (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