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Microorganism in East Bay sludge reveals new CO2 fixation pathway

Israel Figueroa
PMB scientists have identified the first natural example of a pathway for carbon dioxide fixation previously thought to be only synthetically derived.

Matthew Traxler named 2017 Hellman Fellow

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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

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Sarah Hake and researchers from the Danforth Science Center have been awarded a $3.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

Alumni Making Headlines!

Three Cal Scientists Shift Focus from Biofuels to Prebiotics; by Glen Martin...

Virginia Tartaglio Named ASPB Conviro Scholar

This award program is open to exceptional undergraduate and graduate students studying plant...

Researchers identify gene that made corn edible

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PMB scientists locate the gene that played a critical role in domesticating corn.

Reinvestment in research supports potential for increased crop yields

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Author: Julie Gipple

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Scientists-in-training learn to tell a CLEAR story

Students Tim Jeffers and Tuesday Simmons are ready to answer the public’s science questions at the downtown Berkeley farmers market.

Author: Mackenzie Smith

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Wildermuth Recognized for Spearheading Berkeley's 'Be A Scientist' Program

"Be A Scientist" program inspires future scientists across the Berkeley school district...

2017 Shibo Zhang Awards

Award recognizes undergraduate excellence

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