The ASPIRE award will support Nomura’s continued research on targeting the “undruggable” in cancer.
ESPM grad student Kendall Calhoun named 2023 Smith Fellow
The fellowship will support Calhoun’s continued research on the impact of California’s megafires on wildlife.
Christine Wilkinson receives Rising Black Scientist Award from Cell Press
The annual award provides funding and supports professional development to help break down barriers for Black scientists.
Jill Banfield Wins the 2023 van Leeuwenhoek Medal
Banfield, a pioneering biogeochemist and geomicrobiologist, is the first woman to receive the prestigious award in its 125-year history.
Three Rausser College faculty named AAAS fellows
Professors David Moore, Whendee Silver, and Neil Tsutsui have been elected American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows, one of the most distinctive honors within the scientific community.
Rausser College faculty and affiliates among the most highly cited in their fields
The selected researchers rank in the top 1% in the number of scholarly citations worldwide over the last decade.
Tim Bowles recognized for climate change leadership
The ESPM professor and Co-Director of the Berkeley Food Institute received the Climate Leadership Award at the 7th California Climate and Agriculture Summit.
Daniel Nomura recognized by National Cancer Institute
The NST professor will be named a 2022 Outstanding Investigator for advancing cancer druggability.
John Coates honored by the American Society for Microbiology
Coates, a professor in PMB and head of the Energy and Biosciences Institute, was recognized for improving scientific understanding of microbes in the environment.
Alexii Sigona named Local Hero by the Bay Nature Institute
Sigona, an ESPM graduate student and member of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, was recognized for his community involvement and research on Indigenous land access and collaborative stewardship
UC Berkeley takes the top spot in QS’ first-ever sustainability rankings
Berkeley was ranked first out of 700 global institutions for overall impact and received perfect scores on its environmental and social impact rankings.
Rachel Morello-Frosch elected to National Academy of Medicine
Morello-Frosch is recognized for her expertise on structural determinants of environmental health inequities and her leadership in community-engaged data science.
ESPM professor Christopher Schell named California Academy of Sciences Fellow
Fellows aid the Academy in public engagement, education, and collaborative research efforts.
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Lab researchers receive $11.6 million in Department of Energy funding
The award will support research to develop biofuel and bioproducts from photosynthetic micro-alga.
Five postdoctoral researchers awarded 2022 S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup fellowships
The annual award supports advanced academic research related to natural and environmental resources.
Paolo D’Odorico to be honored by American Meteorological Society
The ESPM professor will be awarded the Society’s highest honor and named a fellow.
Three in Rausser College named UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellows
David J.X. González, Alexander Huezo, and Jesús Martínez-Gómez are among the 2022-23 cohort of fellows.
ESPM Professor Scott Stephens appointed to federal wildfire commission
Stephens, a professor of fire science and ecology and co-director of Berkeley Forests, will advise federal efforts to better prevent, mitigate, suppress, and manage wildland fires.
Professor Dennis Baldocchi awarded international water prize
The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water recognizes cutting-edge innovation in water research.
Two Rausser College graduate students named 2022 Switzer Fellows
ERG’s Chelsi Sparti and ESPM’s Leslie “Leke” Hutchins receive support for their work to drive positive environmental change.