In the twenty-plus years since plant and microbial biology professor Anastasios Melis proposed the idea for a program recognizing undergraduate research efforts, over 640 students have participated in the CNR Honors Research Program.
UC Berkeley geneticist Michael Freeling has been awarded the McClintock Prize for Plant Genetics and Genome Studies for his fundamental contributions to the understanding of gene and genome biology in plants.
Associate Professor Daniel Zilberman is one of 84 Faculty Scholars appointed today by the The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as part of their new Faculty Scholars Program.
Three UC Berkeley faculty members are among 347 new fellows named to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) today. Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers in recognition of their achievements in advancing science or its applications.
John Harte, a professor in both the Energy and Resources Group and the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Nicole Wong, a Conservation and Resource Studies major starting her junior year, completed a prestigious World Food Prize fellowship this summer at the U.S. Department of Agriculture ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center in Davis, California.
Water and sanitation access warrior Rebecca Peters, 23, is this year’s winner of the University Medal, which goes to UC Berkeley’s top graduating senior. Peters is graduating with a double major in society and environment and interdisciplinary studies.