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Content Tagged with: Department of Botany and Plant Sciences

Plants and empowerment

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...

By Jules Bernstein |

Ecologist Exequiel Ezcurra receives AAAS Science Diplomacy Award

UC Riverside professor protects deserts on the US-Mexico border

By Holly Ober |

Top UK and US experts publish journal issue on climate resilience

A binational forum assessed ecosystems around the world

By Holly Ober |

Riverside hosts influential invasive plant conference for the first time

Riverside recently hosted the California Invasive Plant Council symposium for the first time in the history of the decades-old gathering. “Having the symposium here underscores UC Riverside’s long-standing and growing importance to the field of land management and invasive plant species research,” said event committee member Lynn Sweet, a plant...

By Jules Bernstein |