Martinez-Gomez, an assistant professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, breaks down her research on bacterial metabolism and offers career advice for aspiring scientists.
The case against deep-sea mining
ERG professor Dan Kammen and Sylvia Earle, former chief scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, call for a moratorium on deep seabed mining.
Africa needs country-specific narratives for a clean energy future
Recent research co-authored by ERG professor Dan Kammen calls for a shift in how politicians, funders, and researchers address the energy transition in the African continent.
Building community through open dialogue
The Department of Plant and Microbial Biology’s Directed Conversations allow for discussion and connection on the topics of racial justice and discrimination, belonging, and equity and inclusion.
Rausser College students pack the crowd at live event with Kamala Harris
The vice president spoke on climate action at an event in San Francisco earlier this week.
Like the Borg of Star Trek, these ‘aliens’ assimilate DNA from other microbes
A type of transferrable DNA structure recently identified by ESPM and PMB researchers appears to play a role in balancing atmospheric methane.
Recent photography exhibition features work by ESPM graduate student
PhD candidate Vera Chang merges empirical research with participatory photojournalism.
Does Better Information Increase Fishery Profits?
ARE researchers recently found that better information about the location and size of fish populations would decrease profits for the world's largest fishery.
New funding for precision microbiome editing technology at the Innovative Genomics Institute
The gift supports the BiomeForge project, a collaborative effort including professor Jill Banfield.
Rachel Morello-Frosch elected to National Academy of Medicine
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
The Mendocino Voice recently interviewed Andrea Brown and Monica Donegan, students who are studying Pierce’s Disease in the Almeida Lab.
Rausser College helping to mitigate UC Berkeley’s carbon footprint
Air travel carbon mitigation fees will help fund campuswide sustainability projects.
UC partnership to prepare the next generation of leaders in organic agriculture
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
Fellows aid the Academy in public engagement, education, and collaborative research efforts.
Why some countries are leading the shift to green energy
A study appearing in Science, co-authored by ESPM professor Jonas Meckling, identifies the political factors that allow some countries to take the lead while others lag behind.
Lucy Andrews on using her leadership roles to make a difference
Andrews, an ESPM PhD student and president of UC Berkeley's Graduate Student Assembly, hopes to battle climate change through environmental justice work and research that is interconnected to systems of violence and anti-Blackness.
Making scientific data more discoverable
ESPM professor Carl Boettiger is part of a $3.2 million project focused on standardizing how scientific data is described.
Are ‘bold’ raccoons to blame for your overturned trash?
Research by an ESPM postdoctoral researcher suggests docile raccoons possess a greater ability to learn how to obtain food than their bold counterparts.
Ten UC Berkeley courses revamped to incorporate inclusive and anti-racist approaches
Led by ESPM faculty and graduate students, the collaborative effort focused on actionable changes to course material and structure.
New findings detail alternative immune pathways in duckweed species
Antimicrobial genes in the small, invasive plant species may help improve disease resistance in rice and wheat.