PMB News

John Taylor retires from PMB

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The College of Natural Resources congratulates faculty members who retired during the 2017-2018 academic year, including PMB Professor John Taylor.

NSF grant awarded for CRISPR crop research

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National Science Foundation support will help scientists employ CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to domesticate alternative food crop sources.

CNR welcomes new dean

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The College of Natural Resources has a new dean, plant ecologist and evolutionary biologist David Ackerly.

Upcoming Events

Science Lecture - Controlling electron beams with lasers

Osip Schwartz
Aug 18
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Campbell Hall

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Powering LPS transport across the bacterial cell envelope with ABCs"

Natividad "Natacha" Ruiz
Aug 29
12 - 1 p.m.
Barker Hall

BUCHANAN ENDOWED LECTURE: "Fusarium graminearum: Can we really outsmart the sly pathogen?"

Nidhi Rawat
Sep 5
12 - 1 p.m.
Barker Hall

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "BcpAIOB-mediated cooperation, competition and DNA transposition in Burkholderia thailandensis"

Peggy Cotter
Sep 12
12 - 1 p.m.
Barker Hall


Sep 19
Barker Hall


Michi Taga

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CLEAR Project

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