Professor Sabeeha Merchant receives Moore Foundation Investigator Award
The award supports highly innovative research with the potential to advance the understanding of aquatic symbioses.
Mary Wildermuth's outreach program receives Campus-Community Partnership Award
The "Be A Scientist" program brings Berkeley researchers into public schools to strengthen science curriculum and mentor students.
Ksenia Krasileva selected as a Moore Inventor Fellow
Professor Krasileva was recognized as a scientist-inventor by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Dhruv Patel selected as an FFAR Fellow
Patel is one of seventeen fellows chosen by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.
Arash Komeili Named Bakar Fellow
Professor Arash Komeili has joined the ranks of the Bakar Fellows, a program that provides five years of funding for faculty whose STEM innovations can become
Becky Mackelprang named AAAS Mass Media Fellow
Congratulations to Becky Mackelprang on receiving the AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship!
Student Spotlight: Big Ideas award winners
Two microbial biology students share the inspiration behind their recent award-winning research, which aims to use microbes to breakdown plastic waste.
2019 Zhang Awards
Every year, PMB awards the major citation to the top graduating undergraduate student in Genetics and Plant Biology major and the top student in the Microbial Biology major.
London’s Royal Society elects two from CNR
Professor Brian Staskawicz is a newly-elected foreign member of the Royal Society of London.
Glausinger and Komeili named American Academy of Microbiology Fellows
Britt Glausinger and Arash Komeili have been elected into the Academy's class of 2019 Fellows.
PMB faculty awarded Berkeley curriculum development grant
The grant, which was awarded to five PMB faculty members, provides funding for the team to develop, improve, transform, and examine core areas of the undergraduate curriculum.
Berkeley ranked highly for plant and animal science by the U.S. World & News Report
As part of the U.S. World & News Report "Best Global University Rankings," Berkeley was ranked fourth for its plant and animal science programs.
Ben Blackman Co-PI on 5-Year NSF Grant
Ben Blackman, Ph.D.was recently awarded a five-year, multi-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation, Blackman and his associates are excited to start research.....
Matthew Traxler named 2017 Hellman Fellow
The Hellman Fellows Program supports junior faculty research on the ten UC system campuses and at four private institutions.
NSF funds $3.4 million grant to improve maize crops
Sarah Hake and researchers from the Danforth Science Center have been awarded a $3.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Virginia Tartaglio Named ASPB Conviro Scholar
This award program is open to exceptional undergraduate and graduate students studying plant biology.