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The program supports junior faculty research across the UC system.
Nada Lamie and Kenneth Trang are recognized for excellence in undergraduate studies.
PMB graduate students Basem Al-Shayeb and Luis Valentin-Alvarado were featured in Breakthroughs magazine for their research that is helping reshape our understanding of the bacterial world.
Both professors were elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2021 and were honored during the National Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting last week.
Four current and incoming students, and one alumna will be supported by the prestigious research fellowship.
Nearly 500 people supported Rausser College during this year's Big Give. See the impact here.
Make a gift to support PMB students on March 10!
Remembering Norman Terry, longtime professor and renowned phytoremediation expert, who passed away on Feb 12 at age 82.
Ronald, PhD ’90, is recognized for pioneering work on disease resistance and environmental stress tolerance in rice.
Enter the Rausser College story photo contest! Submit your best images by February 28 for a chance to win prizes and to have your work featured in College publications and social media.
Research from the lab of Sheng Luan helps explain how some plants could tolerate the magnesium levels found in inhospitable places like California’s serpentine soils—or even on Mars.
PMB graduate student Leah Gulyas explores how one tiny coronavirus protein blockades host cells—and how a few simple changes can flip the script.
CRISPR is widely used to target specific cell types, but only one at a time. Two new techniques developed in the lab of Jill Banfield allow CRISPR editing of genes in multiple cell types simultaneously.
In a new study, which was featured in the New York Times, PMB researchers uncover a food source that allows some fungi to flourish after a fire.
The Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher 2021 list includes PMB’s Sheng Luan, Kris Niyogi, and Igor Grigoriev.
PMB Graduate student Lauren Hamm interviewed science communicators on the dos and don’ts of sharing research with the public.
Ph.D. candidate Karavolias uses CRISPR/Cas and other genetic tools to understand the genes that regulate the development and operation of stomata in rice varieties.
Professor Krishna Niyogi and his lab are collaborators on the project, which works to improve plant photosynthesis and increase yields for farmers worldwide.
Professor Dr. Cecilia Martinez-Gomez and Dr. Nathan Good have used their research to engineer bacteria that removes gadolinium from medical waste.
Deng, PhD ’19 Plant Biology, is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Sundial Foods. Deng is featured in this Breakthroughs magazine Q&A with alumni who work in alternative meats.
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