Commemorative Celebration for UC Berkeley's Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Saturday, September 11, 2021 | 2:30pm - 5:30pm

Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn (this is an outdoor event)

On Saturday, September 11, 2021 we had a commemorative celebration for UC Berkeley's Department of Plant & Microbial Biology, celebrating 30 years.

The afternoon featured:

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Student Poster Session

3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Welcome Remarks
Virtual Keynote by Professor Xing Wang Deng ('89), Director, Institute of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Panel discussion on Fermenting Change the PMB Way: From Lab to Living Room
Rich Lyons, Chief Innovation and Entrepreneurship Office (moderator)
N. Louise Glass, Fred E. Dickinson Chair in Wood Science and Technology, Professor, PMB
Krishna K. Niyogi, Professor, PMB
Dr. Ouwei Wang ('18), CTO & Co-founder,

A video from the afternoon is below: