Berkeley Bioengineering was pleased to feature Professor Polly Fordyce for the 2023 Rising Star Lecture in Bioengineering on August 23, 2023. Dr. Fordyce is an Associate Professor of Bioengineering and of Genetics and Fellow of the ChEM-H Institute at Stanford University. In her lecture, “Microfluidics for High-Throughput and Quantitative Biophysics, Biochemistry, and Single-Cell Biology,” she […]
Research by Professor Emeritus Boris Rubinsky, in collaboration with Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (NZCBI) and Texas A&M, has achieved a breakthrough in the fight to save the world’s coral reefs from climate change annihilation. The researchers successfully cryopreserved and revived entire coral fragments, opening the door to collecting and preserving coral fragments easily and rapidly at an urgent moment for coral worldwide.
Projects led by professors Ted Grantham, Miranda Redmond, and Dan Kammen have received Climate Action Matching Grants to advance research that builds climate resilience and equity in California.
We seek exceptional scientists researching integrative organismal design, biomechanics, or functional morphology in either aquatic or terrestrial taxa (which may include plants or animals, with particular interest in humans both past and present). Read the full job description here.
Rausser College of Natural Resources welcomes six new professors this fall.
MCB is pleased to welcome our newest graduate students to the department! Learn fun facts about their favorite model organisms, childhood career aspirations, and more.
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A new study led by ERG researchers suggests that mosquitoes bred to stop the transmission of diseases could die off during future heat waves.
Vernard Lewis, professor emeritus of cooperative extension, spoke to four students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities conducting summer research at UC Berkeley.
Congratulations to MCB postdocs Danielle Garshott (Rapé Lab) and Jacob Steenwyk (King Lab) on being awarded 2023 Life Sciences Research Foundation (LSRF) fellowships! Garshott and Steenwyk are among 18 early-career postdoctoral researchers to receive awards from LSRF to support their research investigating questions surrounding human health and disease. Read more...
Coates, a professor in PMB and director of the Energy and Biosciences Institute, spoke to the American Society for Microbiology about his research in applied and environmental microbiology.
In a new PBS documentary, ESPM professor Chris Schell spoke about how coyotes and other animals adapt to life in urban ecosystems.
David Drubin, Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology, received the 2023 Keith R. Porter Lecture Award from the The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). This award is named in memory of Keith R. Porter and presented to an outstanding and innovative leader at the forefront of cell biology, actively contributing fundamental new knowledge to our understanding of cell biology. Read more...
Coral Zhou, an MCB postdoc in Rebecca Heald's lab, received the 2023 Merton Bernfield Memorial Award from the The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). This award was established to honor outstanding postdocs or graduate students with member donations in memory of pediatrician and cell biologist Merton Bernfield. Read more...
Professor Dennis Baldocchi offers personal insights into the unprecedented period of extreme weather that struck the northern hemisphere.
Morse, who serves as California's Deputy Secretary for Forest and Wildland Resilience, spoke about how the state is working to prevent catastrophic wildfires during last fall's S.J. Hall Lecture.
Omitting racial demographics from a new evaluative tool may hamper the Biden administration's efforts to address environmental inequalities.