The Vallee Foundation is delighted to announce the six 2022 Vallee Scholars. The Vallee Scholar program continues to provide unrestricted funding for national and international early career researchers at a critical stage in their tenure-track careers.
Assistant Professor - Global Change Biology- Department of Integrative Biology
Anticipated start: 7/1/2023
APPLICATION WINDOW: Open August 23, 2022 through Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
“The idea here is that we’re trying to give people the tools and motivation to translate their own scientific research,” Rebecca Tarvin said. “Science doesn’t need to be based on a single language. And there’s lots of additional benefits that come from incorporating multilingual approaches in every phase of science.
Congratulations to IB Professor Rasmus Nielsen, who has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Awards, established in 2007, recognize UC Berkeley faculty for their vital role in mentoring graduate students and training future faculty. The awards are funded by the Graduate Division and seek to foster the qualities of excellence in mentorship that are so important to the Berkeley community. The winners are honored annually at an awards ceremony jointly sponsored by the Graduate Assembly and the Graduate Division.
Many of the birds that awaken us each morning learn their melodious songs the same way that humans learn a dialect — from parents and neighbors.
While frog and salamander declines worldwide have made scientists outspoken about the need to preserve amphibian genetic diversity, two University of California, Berkeley, biologists emphasize another important reason for conserving these animals: their poisons.