PMB News Center

Glausinger and Komeili named American Academy of Microbiology Fellows

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Britt Glausinger and Arash Komeili have been elected into the Academy's class of 2019 Fellows.

PMB faculty awarded Berkeley curriculum development grant

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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.

Removing Harmful Contaminants from Water Using Bacteria

John Coates' laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, using bacteria to remove harmful contaminants from our water

Magnetic Attraction

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The fall issue of Breakthroughs magazine features Arash Komeili, whose research examines magnetotactic bacteria.

Berkeley ranked highly for plant and animal science by the U.S. World & News Report

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As part of the U.S. World & News Report "Best Global University Rankings," Berkeley was ranked fourth for its plant and animal science programs.

PMB at Upcoming Student Diversity Conferences

PMB Department Members Available to Meet with Prospective Students at SACNAS and ABRCMS...

Gut bacteria’s shocking secret: They produce electricity

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Scientists find that some bacteria located in the gut produce electricity in a new way not previously known.

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.....

Faculty Spotlight: Ksenia Krasileva

This fall new students and faculty will take to the Berkeley campus. PMB welcomes Ksenia Krasileva....

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.