biodiversity

UC Davis Mourns Loss of Marine Biologist and Ocean Health Advocate

April 25, 2018
Faculty, staff and students gathered at the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory today not for their weekly seminar, but to remember their colleague Susan Williams who died in a car crash Tuesday (April 24) while en route to the Davis campus to teach.

Earth BioGenome Project to Sequence All Life

January 23, 2018
In an effort to protect and preserve the Earth’s biodiversity and kick-start an inclusive bio-economy, the World Economic Forum today announced a landmark partnership between the Earth BioGenome Project, chaired by Harris Lewin, distinguished professor at the University of California, Davis, and the Earth Bank of Codes to map the DNA of all life on Earth.

Seagrass Project Highlights New Paradigm for Marine Ecosystem Restoration

November 13, 2017
In a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Professor Susan Williams found that planting multiple species of seagrass accelerates marine ecosystem restoration, improving overall survival and growth of the transplanted seagrasses.