Naoki Yamanaka, associate entomology professor, recognized for work on steroids
Hard work adds up
Andy Ridgwell to be honored as new AGU fellow during December meeting
Entomological Society of America honors three from UCR
Cameron Barrows, UCR conservation biologist and tireless protector of desert flora and fauna, is the 2020 Minerva Hoyt Conservation Award winner.
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Kerry Mauck and Chow-Yang Lee both win California Department of Pesticide Regulation grants for innovative projects
All UCR students and faculty can now access high-resolution satellite images of the entire planet thanks to a license granted to the Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Agriculture, or AI4SA, project.
The Royal Entomological Society has bestowed its Westwood Medal upon entomology professor Christiane Weirauch for her work on true bugs — a group of insect that includes plant attackers and human disease spreaders as well as natural pest controllers.
Hollis Woodard, an assistant professor of entomology, has won a coveted award from the National Science Foundation to study the genetic underpinnings of bumblebee queen behavior.
UC Riverside’s William Ota is one of the few graduate students nationwide to be honored this year with a policy award from the Ecological Society of America.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, has elected UCR mycologist Jason Stajich to its 2020 class of fellows for his research into the evolution of fungi and other microorganisms. Mycologists work with fungi, which are living organisms recognizable as molds, yeasts, and mushrooms. Stajich, a professor in the Microbiology...
UC Riverside’s herbarium is helping create an unprecedented resource for scientists studying how climate change is affecting California’s plants. The herbarium has joined a consortium of 28 other herbaria, universities, research stations, natural history collections and botanical gardens digitizing their plant collections. By 2022, they will have...
Ten researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have been included in the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by Clarivate Analytics, which was previously part of Thomson Reuters. The list includes the 6,167 most frequently cited researchers in the physical and social sciences, recognized as “researchers who demonstrated...
Katayoon "Katie" Dehesh has many distinguished titles: director of UC Riverside’s Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, distinguished professor of molecular biochemistry, member of the German National Academy of Sciences, and now, president-elect of the American Society of Plant Biologists. But her attitude toward life can be summarized in a...
The rates at which communities of plants are shifting their flowering times differ greatly in different locations
Professor and chair of nematology honored for work on plant immunity to pests
Though there are no sardines in the Santa Ana River, there were more than 150 scientists who gathered for the 2nd annual symposium on native species in that important local waterway at UCR on Oct. 22. The river provides roughly 75% of San Bernardino Valley’s water supply, so maintaining its ecosystem is a hot topic for experts from nearby state and...