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Interview with Professor Marvalee Wake

Thu, 06/27/2024 - 16:44

Jim Patton and Marvalee Wake with link to video

Watch the video of Professor Emeritus Jim Patton interview Professor of the Graduate School Marvalee Wake about her current and past scientific contributions to campus and the Department of Integrative Biology (video linked here).

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Remembering Gabriel Trujillo

Wed, 06/19/2024 - 16:27

Gabriel Trujillo photo

June 19th marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Gabriel Trujillo, a beloved member of our IB community. As we continue to mourn this loss, we invite you to celebrate Gabe’s life and legacy by sharing memories, photos, and reflections on our IB Kudoboard (linked here).

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Congratulations to José Pablo Vázquez-Medina for getting tenure!

Thu, 06/06/2024 - 16:08

Congratulations to José Pablo Vázquez-Medina for his promotion to the rank of Associate Professor. The Vázquez-Medina lab studies mechanisms of adaptation to natural and anthropogenic stressors in marine mammals and pre-clinical models of disease at the molecular, cellular and organismal level.

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Brooks Lab discovery: lactate rivals glucose as body's major fuel after a carb meal

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 10:08

George Brooks Lab
Integrative Biology graduate student Robert Leija and the whole Professor George Brooks Lab make a discovery. The study was part of a larger NIH-funded study to determine how well people switch from fat to carbohydrate metabolism as they age. Read the Berkeley News Article.

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Professor Doris Bachtrog Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 11:03


Integrative Biology Professor Doris Bachtrog was elected to the American Academic of Arts & Sciences in 2024. She was elected in the Evolution and Ecology section of the Biological Sciences elected members.

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