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Molecular Prototyping and BioInnovation Laboratory Student Ventures Support

Your gift to this discretionary fund supports a diverse set of hands-on creative student activities and courses in the Molecular Prototyping and BioInnovation Laboratory (MPBIL) under the direction of Prof. Marc Facciotti. MPBIL is a unique facility that enables a wide variety of responsible, creative and entrepreneurial activities in the broad area of biotechnology. These include novel hands-on and cross-disciplinary courses, hands-on experiences for Freshmen, independent student-derived and driven projects, student club projects, senior design projects, and support for student entrepreneurs. MPBIL provides a place, equipment, mentorship, professional connections and a community to enable UC Davis students to build on their own ideas and to develop life-long and marketable skills that will enable them to become the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs in our growing bioeconomy.


Kristy Peterson
Associate Director of Development
[email protected]
530-400-8959 (Phone)

Fund purpose

Department Support

Fund type


UC Davis
Office of University Development

UC Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-5270

Phone: (530) 754-4438
Fax: (530) 754-2294