fungi Content https://biology.ucdavis.edu/ fungi Content for College of Biological Sciences en Alumni Profile: Fascinating Fungi with Dr. Fun Guy (Gordon Walker, ’16 Ph.D. Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology) https://biology.ucdavis.edu/news/alumni-profile-fascinating-fungi-dr-fun-guy-gordon-walker-16-phd-biochemistry-molecular From California’s coastal forests to the north island of New Zealand, Ph.D. alum Gordon Walker has trekked for mushrooms across hemispheres. His Instagram account @FascinatedByFungi has nearly 45,000 followers. Find out more about this social media star. February 13, 2020 - 1:44pm Greg Watry https://biology.ucdavis.edu/news/alumni-profile-fascinating-fungi-dr-fun-guy-gordon-walker-16-phd-biochemistry-molecular 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