The citation honors exceptional faculty commitment to the educational development of students from underrepresented groups.
The latest U.S. News & World Report rankings place Berkeley programs in microbiology, environmental science, and environmental policy and management in the top 5.
The selected researchers rank in the top 1% in the number of scholarly citations worldwide over the last decade.
PMB recognizes Dr. Diane Burgess' achievements and wishes her continued good luck in her retirement.
Coates, a professor in PMB and head of the Energy and Biosciences Institute, was recognized for improving scientific understanding of microbes in the environment.
The award will support research to develop biofuel and bioproducts from photosynthetic micro-alga by PMB professors Sabeeha Merchant and Krishna Niyogi, and research biologist Melissa Roth.
The program supports junior faculty research across the UC system.
Nada Lamie and Kenneth Trang are recognized for excellence in undergraduate studies.
Both professors were elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2021 and were honored during the National Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting last week.
Four current and incoming students, and one alumna will be supported by the prestigious research fellowship.
Ronald, PhD ’90, is recognized for pioneering work on disease resistance and environmental stress tolerance in rice.
The Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher 2021 list includes PMB’s Sheng Luan, Kris Niyogi, and Igor Grigoriev.
The grant is part of NIH’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.
Ewens, a researcher at the Energy Biosciences Institute and graduate student in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, was noted for her recent publication in the journal PNAS.
Professor Mary Wildermuth received the university-wide honor that recognizes outstanding mentorship in teaching and pedagogy.
Barbara Baker and N. Louise Glass, both molecular biologists, join the 2021 cohort of elected members.
The two instructors were among five in the College honored for exceptional, innovative teaching during the pandemic.
Two doctoral students within our department have been awarded the prestigious research fellowship.
In honor of the 150th Anniversary of Women at Cal, professor emerita Zinmay Renee Sung was granted the inaugural award.
Luan was recognized for his outstanding research and outreach.