defenses Content https://biology.ucdavis.edu/ defenses Content for College of Biological Sciences en Philipp Zerbe Receives Young Investigator Award from Phytochemical Society of North America https://biology.ucdavis.edu/news/philipp-zerbe-receives-young-investigator-award-phytochemical-society-north-america At the 57th Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America (PSNA), Philipp Zerbe received the PSNA/Elsevier Young Investigator’s Award for his work. September 04, 2018 - 10:31am Greg Watry https://biology.ucdavis.edu/news/philipp-zerbe-receives-young-investigator-award-phytochemical-society-north-america DOE Early Career Program Funds Philipp Zerbe’s Biofuel Research https://biology.ucdavis.edu/news/doe-early-career-research-program-funds-philipp-zerbes-biofuel-research Philipp Zerbe will study switchgrass with the hopes of developing crops that can better withstand stress and produce biofuel more efficiently. July 09, 2018 - 9:53am Greg Watry https://biology.ucdavis.edu/news/doe-early-career-research-program-funds-philipp-zerbes-biofuel-research Investigating the Molecular Defense Tactics of Plants https://biology.ucdavis.edu/news/investigating-molecular-defense-tactics-plants In a study appearing in Cell Host & Microbe, UC Davis graduate student Neeraj Lal, Professors Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar and Andrew J Fisher and their colleagues reveal the versatility of plants’ molecular defenses. The findings provide a strategic map revealing how plants allocate resources and have the potential to help bolster crop immune systems and improve their development and growth. April 11, 2018 - 8:57am Greg Watry https://biology.ucdavis.edu/news/investigating-molecular-defense-tactics-plants