A list of faculty projects is below. Select a project name to review its information.

Faculty Project Name Faculty
Addressing global food/fuel/climate concerns through the study of photosynthetic organisms Krishna Niyogi
Beach Flies of Hawaii Nina Pak, PhD
Biodiversity of spiny lizards Ian Wang
Biofuel Production and Regulation of Photosynthesis in a Green Alga Krishna Niyogi
Chemical recognition cues in an adaptive radiation of Hawaiian spiders Rosemary Gillespie
Citizen Science for Urban Gardens and Biodiversity Prof. George RODERICK, PhD
Clean Infrastructure Adoption in Emerging Cities Jonas Meckling
Consumer responses to Soda tax elections and tax pass through Sofia Villas-Boas
CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing to Study Drought Tolerance in Sorghum Peggy Lemaux
Data Synthesis, Analysis and Visualization for Future California Ecosystems Lara Marie Kueppers, PhD
Developing More Efficient Ways to Edit Cereal Crops to Address Climate Change Peggy Lemaux
DNA methylation machinery in adipose biology Dr. Sona Kang, PhD
Effects of climate change induced low flows on aquatic food webs Albert Ruhi Vidal
Evaluating ecological consequences of stream restoration Stephanie Carlson
Evaluating the ecological effects of mercury contamination from informal gold mining in Madre de Dios, Peru Matthew Potts
Friend from Foe: discovering the colony recognition system of eusocial trematodes Neil Tsutsui
Genetic dissection of trait variation between long-diverged species Rachel B BREM
Genetics of drought resistance in sugar pine Richard Dodd
Global analysis of seasonal asynchrony and its relation to species diversification in the tropics Ian Wang
Gregor Mendel and the Emergence of Genetics Carolyn MERCHANT
How does prescribed fire affect Florida Panther (Puma concolor coryi) den selection? Lynn Huntsinger
Hurricanes and land use change in the Caribbean Van Butsic
Identifying the role of sorghum gigantea in control of growth and flowering through integration of light and phytohormone signals Frank G Harmon, PhD
Impact of pesticides on wild bees in agriculture Nicholas Mills
Impacts of grazing management on soil carbon and biodiversity in CA rangelands Timothy Bowles, PhD
Intermittent Stream and Museum Studies of Caddisflies Patina Mendez
Karuk Agroecosystem Resilience Initiative: Botanical focused research and herbarium specimen mounting Jennifer Sowerwine
Karuk Agroecosystem Resilience Initiative: Processing historical aerial images for long term ecological change detection Jennifer Sowerwine
Mapping socio-ecological relationship of climate change and small-scale diversified farms in California Lynn Huntsinger
Natural Variation in Reproductive Timing and Morphology in Sunflower Benjamin Blackman, PhD
Phenotypic evolution in anoles Ian Wang
R2P (Research-to-practices): Translating evidence-based nutrition information to culturally-relevant healthy lifestyle practices for Latino communities Susana L Matias, PhD
Rapid Biological Diversity Assessment through NGS Metabarcoding Rosemary Gillespie
Reproductive mechanisms in European plum Richard Dodd
RNA Silencing Network Regulating Plant Innate Immunity Barbara J. Baker
Silencing powdery mildew genes to limit powdery mildew disease of agricultural species Mary WILDERMUTH
Single Use Disposable Plastics: Measuring the impacts of the Berkeley ordinance Kate ONeill
Sociopolitical conflicts in Mexico’s renewable energy sector Matthew Potts
Stable Isotope Analysis of Beach Flies of California Nina Pak, PhD
The influence of genomic architecture on the nature of adaptation to climate change Ian Wang
The Interaction of Plant Microbiomes and Abiotic Stress Devin Coleman-Derr
Uncovering the historic ties between climate, fire and forest demography: an exploration using tree ring data from Baja California, Mexico Scott Stephens
Understanding how microbes live together Michiko Taga
Understanding Relapse Patterns in Opioid Treatment in India Aprajit Mahajan
Urban farm biological control (parasitic Hymenoptera) Miguel Altieri
Using entomology museum methods to understand California’s beetle diversity Kipling Will
Varieties of Climate Governance: Mapping the Climate Policy Structures of the World Jonas Meckling