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Rausser College graduate students have formed a new group to foster community for peers that identify as Queer or LGBTQ+
Antimicrobial genes in the small, invasive plant species may help improve disease resistance in rice and wheat.
The award will support research to develop biofuel and bioproducts from photosynthetic micro-alga by PMB professors Sabeeha Merchant and Krishna Niyogi, and research biologist Melissa Roth.
New research on plant enzymes by Professor Patrick Shih and PhD student Albert Liu Study shows that proteins can change their structural arrangement with surprising ease.
Join us in welcoming Leichty and other new Rausser College faculty.
Krishna Niyogi and Nina Maryn are collaborators on first-of-its-kind research that used improved photosynthesis to increase yields in food crops for the first time ever.
PMB Professor Sabeeha Merchant breaks down the impact of sequencing the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii genome.
Krasileva discusses her background, her passions, and her research on plant innate immunity in this piece by the Innovative Genomics Institute.
Valentin-Alvarado breaks down his research for the Spanish-speaking community in this new video produced by Science at Cal.
In a recent Wonderfest event, grad student Chandler Sutherland discusses plant and human immune systems, and how we can defend agricultural crops against disease.
In a recent Wonderfest event grad student Evan Groover discussed how gene editing technology can meet the needs of a growing human population and a warming world.
A breakthrough study by PMB Professor Sheng Luan uncovers how peptide emissions and calcium signals serve as “love notes” during the plant fertilization process.
PMB researchers are at the forefront of CRISPR research to help plants thrive in a changing climate and sequester carbon in the soil.
Work by Professors Krishna Niyogi, Peggy Lemaux, Jill Banfield, and Brian Staskawicz will be supported by an $11 million commitment from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
The spring 2022 edition of our newsletter features alumni profiles, a brief history of the department, class notes, and more.
The continued research agreement will enable further research that can make next-generation fuels a competitive, sustainable alternative to fossil fuels.
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.
RT @TraxLab: Thrilled to announce that Matt will be giving his tenure talk at the @PMB_Berkeley seminar this Wednesday @ noon (PT)! Join us…
Duckweeds—a tiny, invasive subfamily of plants capable of reproducing in a day—could harbor an untapped reserve of… https://t.co/o8zl0V65E9
Research by Professors @Merchant_Lab and Krishna Niyogi will be supported by an $11.6 million award from @ENERGY. R… https://t.co/KuKiUWKAzb
RT @ScienceAtCal: @PMB_Berkeley Grad Student @EleanorWang showed off her #STEAM zine at the #SolanoStroll today w/ @lawrencehallsci! Scienc…
A recent study on plant enzymes by Professor Patrick Shih (@LabShih) and Albert Liu, a @ucdavis PhD candidate and m… https://t.co/JGMi2MH7nI