In 2012, UC Berkeley paleontologist Anthony Barnosky and 20 co-authors published a dire paper warning that Earth’s climate is approaching a tipping point that could irrevocably drive the planet into a scary and uncertain future.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation named 18 of the nation’s most innovative early-career scientists and engineers as recipients of the 2015 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering. Each Fellow will receive a grant of $875,000 over five years to pursue their research.
Two Integrative Biology Graduate Students, Joyce Chery and Roxanne Cruz-de Hoyos, are recipients of the 2015 Distinguished Fellows Video Contest and will receive funds for conference travel.
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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
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