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New funding for precision microbiome editing technology at the Innovative Genomics Institute

College of Natural Resources - Tue, 10/18/2022 - 10:59
Diagram of "An overview of BiomeForge research aims"–1. characterize microbial communities. 2. develop community editing technology. 3. edit microbes in natural communities October 18, 2022

The gift supports the BiomeForge project, a collaborative effort including professor Jill Banfield.

Does Better Information Increase Fishery Profits?

College of Natural Resources - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 17:01
Shot of various fish boats at sea, while an urbanized area full of skyscrapers looms in the distance October 17, 2022

ARE researchers recently found that better information about the location and size of fish populations would decrease profits for the world's largest fishery.

Rachel Morello-Frosch elected to National Academy of Medicine

College of Natural Resources - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 08:00
Portrait of Rachel Morello-Frosch October 17, 2022

Morello-Frosch is recognized for her expertise on structural determinants of environmental health inequities and her leadership in community-engaged data science.

Researching how climate impacts a deadly grapevine disease

College of Natural Resources - Thu, 10/13/2022 - 15:53
Symptomatic grapevines in a Hopland vineyard. A green leaf with wilted red and yellow edges. October 13, 2022

The Mendocino Voice recently interviewed Andrea Brown and Monica Donegan, graduate students who are studying Pierce’s Disease in the Almeida Lab.

Rausser College helping to mitigate UC Berkeley’s carbon footprint

College of Natural Resources - Thu, 10/13/2022 - 12:40
A plane takes off from a runway at dusk. October 13, 2022

Air travel carbon mitigation fees will help fund campuswide sustainability projects.

Attend the Graduate Diversity Admissions Fair

Department of Integrative Biology - Thu, 10/13/2022 - 10:06

diversity fair image

Register here to attend our Integrative Biology PhD Program Info Session at the UC Berkeley Graduate Diversity Admissions Fair. Our info session will be October 18, 2022 from 2-3pm PST. Attendance is totally free!

 

Categories: Science News

UC partnership to prepare the next generation of leaders in organic agriculture

College of Natural Resources - Wed, 10/12/2022 - 12:39
Three students tend to row crops at the Oxford Tract garden in Berkeley. October 12, 2022

A collaborative USDA grant will expand undergraduate education in organic agriculture across three UC campuses and UCANR.

ESPM professor Christopher Schell named California Academy of Sciences Fellow

College of Natural Resources - Tue, 10/11/2022 - 13:03
A portrait of professor Christopher Schell against a brick. October 11, 2022

Fellows aid the Academy in public engagement, education, and collaborative research efforts.