Welcome to the Heffern Lab!

The Heffern lab is a young, growing multidisciplinary team of researchers, seeking to solve problems at the interface of bioinorganic chemistry and hormone biology.  Stay tuned to our fun adventures in the lab in this first year! 

Latest news

    • August 17, 2018 Our UCD LEADS summer student, Kellie (from UC Merced) presented a poster and a talk at the end-of-summer symposium. Great job on your presentations and thank you for joining us this summer!
    • June 31, 2018 The Heffern lab officially turned 1 year old today! Thank you to all who have made this a year of fun, learning, and excitement!
    • June 25, 2018 Marie was featured in the first Early Career Spotlight in the Nature family journal, Communications Biology. Take a look at her interview here.
    • May 19, 2018 Congratulations to Kylie on a job well done with her oral presentation at the LaRock Symposium!
    • April 27, 2018 Ian, Kylie, and Tiffany did excellent jobs presenting their posters at the UC Davis Undergraduate Research Conference!
    • January 24, 2018        Take a look at Michael and Marie’s Viewpoint in Biochemistry on “Sounding Out Dysfunctional Oxygen Metabolism“.

See more of our recent news and updates!