BioInnovation Group

About BIG

BioInnovation Group at UC Davis is an undergraduate-run research group. Our aim is to help motivated students gain technical skills, a business mindset, and apply themselves on real-world projects so that they are well equipped to pursue research or start a company after graduation.


Molecular Prototyping and BioInnovation Lab

We call the Molecular Prototyping and BioInnovation Lab our home. The space is outfitted with PCR machines, -20° C and -80° C freezers, a biosafety cabinet, gel electrophoresis station, plate reader, centrifuges, two autoclaves, a shaking incubator, AKTA protein purification unit, a 0.5L bioreactor, and microscopes.


Our Community




of BIG’s leadership team identify as students of color.

of BIG’s active members identify as first-generation college students.

of BIG’s researchers identify as women in STEM.