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February 21, 2018

forestTropical Trees use Unique Method to Resist Drought

UCR research led by Professor Louis Santiago may alleviate concerns about impact of drought on Amazonian trees, which play a critical role in regulating the global climate. 

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February 16, 2018

sandraUCR Professor Selected as Sloan Research Fellow

CNAS faculty Sandra Kirtland Turner is among 126 outstanding early-career researchers honored across eight fields.


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February 14, 2018

katayoonMolecular Biochemist Katayoon Dehesh Profiled in The Scientist

The director of the Institute for Integrative Genome Biology talks about her escape from Iran during the height of the Iran-Iraq War, her path to UC Riverside, and her goal to help women and girls around the world through education initiatives. 

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February 12, 2018

plpaUCR Plant Pathology Graduate Students Receive Mathre Education Endowment Fund

Plant Pathology graduate students Gabriel Ortiz, Claudia Castro, Derreck Carter-House, Antara Chakravarty and Nichole Ginnan have been awarded a grant from the American Phytopathological Society Foundation through the Mathre Education Endowment.

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February 9, 2018

ffFeast on Facts during Food Evolution Screening on March 16th

There will be a a free public screening of Food Evolution, a science-based investigation into the controversy of GMOs. Followed by a panel discussion which includes the film's producer and director, Academy Award Nominee Scott Hamilton Kennedy.

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February 8, 2018

frBiologists Decipher a Key Piece of the Odor- Detection Puzzle in Flies, Mosquitoes

UC Riverside basic discovery, led by Associate Professor Anandasankar Ray, offers a path to safer products to protect against disease-carrying mosquitoes, and chemicals to control crop-damaging pests.

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February 7, 2018

dnaScientists Crack Structure of Enzyme Complex Linked to Cancer

UC Riverside study led by Associate Professor Jikui Song offers important information for understanding “de novo DNA methlylation”

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February 6, 2018

dnaFour UCR Undergraduates Awarded Prestigious Research Fellowships

CNAS Biology undergraduate students Benjamin Meza, Diana Medina-Yerena, Alejandro Quinones, and Sabrina Stulting have won fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)’s Exceptional Research Opportunities Program (EXROP). 

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February 5, 2018

jMapping the First Family Tree for Tropical Forests

Janet Franklin, Distinguished Professor of Biogeography, worked among an international team of researchers that unraveled the evolutionary history of the world’s tropical forests.

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February 5, 2018

ysResearchers Receive $1M for Project Challenging Long-Standing Paradigm in Endocrinology

CNAS faculty Sachiko Haga-Yamanaka, Naoki Yamanaka, and Frances Sladek receive W. M. Keck Foundation’s award which will support research focused on steroid hormone transport in cells.

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