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Brady Lab Unlocks Genetics Enabling Plant Growth

January 06, 2015
Green shoots are a sign of spring, but growing those shoots and roots is a complicated process. Now researchers at UC Davis and the University of Massachusetts Amherst have for the first time described part of the network of genetic controls that allows a plant to grow.

Spawning Success for White Abalone

January 29, 2015
Efforts to bring populations of endangered white abalone back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding appear to be working, according to scientists at the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory.

Students Rave About Centralized Advising Center

February 11, 2015
A one-year-old student advising center has been a smash success for the College of Biological Sciences, student surveys show, with respondents reporting strong appreciation for a centralized location to receive academic guidance and support.

Horwitz Receives AAAS Lifetime Mentor Award

March 02, 2015
Barbara Horwitz, a distinguished professor of neurobiology, physiology and behavior, has received the Lifetime Mentor Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Horwitz Donates AAAS Award Proceeds to NPB Undergrad Research

March 03, 2015

Barbara Horwitz has received the Lifetime Mentor Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

She’s a distinguished professor of neurobiology, physiology and behavior in the College of Biological Sciences; former president of the American Physiological Society; as well as former vice provost of Academic Personnel and former interim provost.

Roth Receives ASM Lifetime Achievement Award

March 26, 2015
The American Society of Microbiology has named Distinguished Professor of Microbiology John Roth its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award winner, ASM’s premier honor for sustained contributions to the microbiological sciences.