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

Saturday, September 11, 2021


2:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Open to the Public
Genetics & Plant Biology Building

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Private Reception
UC Botanical Garden

Join us for a special commemorative celebration for UC Berkeley's Department of Plant & Microbial Biology, celebrating 30 years.

The afternoon will feature:

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, Pow.bio

We are no longer offering faculty-led lab tours due to COVID safety protocols.  Lunch will be served at 2:30 p.m.

During the private reception at the UC Botanical Garden we look forward to honoring supporters of PMB.

Dr. Lewis Feldman, Executive Director and Professor of Plant Biology, will offer tours of the garden.  Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served. 

We will be following campus protocols regarding COVID safety and may readjust this event as necessary depending on state, local, and campus guidance. Please register for this event so that we may inform you of any changes to campus protocols.

Space is limited, register for the public and/or private events here.