The Department of Integrative Biology and the University Herbarium are seeking applications for a tenure-track position in Plant Evolutionary Biology. We seek candidates who have demonstrated excellence, originality and productivity in research, and interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching as well as public outreach. Ph.D. or equivalent is required by date of hire. Read More
W.L. Jepson Professor Bruce Baldwin was awarded the 2013 Asa Gray Award from The American Society of Plant Taxonomists in honor of his outstanding lifetime achievement in the field of plant systematics. The award is named for Asa Gray (1810 – 1888), the most important American botanist of the 19th century. Read More
Nicholas Matzke, a graduate student in Professor John Huelsenbeck's lab, is the focus of a recent Berkeley NewsCenter article on his research estimating the dates when bacteria invaded early one-celled eukaryotes, a process which led to a symbiotic relationship that resulted in today's mitochondria (in animals) and chloroplasts (in plants).
Professor of the Graduate School David Wake has been awarded the 2013 Western Evolutionary Biology Evolutionist of the Year Prize (Webby). The Prize is awarded annually to the individual from the west of North America who has contributed significantly to the scientific study of biological evolution. Read More