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Dhruv Patel selected as an FFAR Fellow

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Patel is one of seventeen fellows chosen by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.

Yangnan Gu Joins PMB Faculty

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Gu's research focuses on the protein landscape of the plant nuclear membrane.

Arash Komeili Named Bakar Fellow

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Professor Arash Komeili has joined the ranks of...

Adviser Q&A: Rocío Sanchez

Get to know Rocio Sanchez, graduate adviser in PMB!

2019 PMB faculty retirements

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The department recognizes Steven Lindow and Peter Quail on their retirement.

New research illuminates calcium's role for plant immunity

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A study in Nature from Sheng Luan’s lab highlights the long-sought-after calcium channel that connects calcium nutrition and disease resistance in plants.

Berkeley conference illuminates scientific history and its applications

 Gordon Pherribo, a PMB PhD candidate, and Santiago J. Molina, a Department of Sociology PhD candidate
Gordon Pherribo and Santiago J. Molina speak about bridging sociological and scientific research in ethical decisions

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

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Two microbial biology students share the inspiration behind their recent award-winning research, which aims to use microbes to breakdown plastic waste.