Manuela Martins-Green and Adler Dillman

Two professors receive Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

INSIDE UCR - Cell biologist Manuela Martins-Green and parasitologist Adler Dillman are this year’s recipients of UC Riverside’s Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement. The award is presented every spring to faculty members with a distinguished record of fostering undergraduate research or creative activity. The selection is ratified by the Academic...
By Imran Ghori | Inside UCR |
Christopher T. Cosma

Christopher T. Cosma, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Riverside, Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology was awarded the Forest Shreve Research Award

ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA - Forest Shreve Research Award: Christopher T. Cosma, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Riverside, Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology Forest Shreve was an internationally known American botanist devoted to the study of the distribution of vegetation as determined by soil and climate conditions, with a focus on desert vegetation...
Nanoscale structure

New work has potential to accelerate development of nanotechnology

Nanoscale technology has greatly improved our daily lives with products such as computers, phones, and solar cells. To develop the next-generation nanotechnology, new classes of materials need to be explored. Two-dimensional “valley semiconductors,” such as monolayer molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) and tungsten diselenide (WSe2), have remarkable properties and novel applications. When these materials absorb light, some...
Dr. Jason Stajich

Jason Stajich elected as Fellow into the American Academy of Microbiology

Washington, DC – In February, the American Academy of Microbiology (Academy) elected 68 new Fellows to the Class of 2020. Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group within the ASM, are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have...
By Joanna Urban | American Academy of Microbiology |
Dr. Laura Sales, UCR

NSF CAREER Award supports astronomer's quest to further understand the universe

Laura Sales first fell in love with astronomy when she was in middle school in Argentina, her country of birth. Today, she is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at UC Riverside and the recipient of the National Science Foundation's prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, one of the most coveted recognitions a...
By Eureka Alert | AAAS |
Dr. Exequiel Ezcurra

Ecologist Exequiel Ezcurra receives AAAS Science Diplomacy Award

Exequiel Ezcurra has been named the recipient of the 2020 Award for Science Diplomacy by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his leadership in bringing together research, education, outreach and policy in service of environmental protection, particularly at the United States-Mexico border. A professor of ecology in the Department of Botany and...
By Andrea Korte | AAAS |
Bee flying onto flower at Botanic Gardens (c) UCR / Stan Lim

California Native Plant Society announces 2019-2020 Education Grant Recipients

[Christopher Cosma, graduate student in the UCR Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology (EEOB) department received a California Native Plant Society award for his work on linking plant-plant interactions with plant-pollinator interactions in California’s Colorado Desert.] Each year, CNPS awards education grants to student researchers focused on California native plants. We were amazed at the number...
By California Native Plant Society |
Painted Lady butterfly

2019-20 Mathias Graduate Student Research Grant awards

The 2019-20 Mathias Graduate Student Research Grant awards will help 18 students from seven UC campuses conduct field studies at NRS reserves. These are the four UCR grant recipients: UC Riverside CNAS grant recipients 2019-2020: Matthew Green Sierra Nevada Aquatics Research Lab Landscape Biodiversity in Alpine Lake-Stream Networks UC Riverside 2019-2020 Elijah Hall White Mountain...
By Kathleen Wong | UC Natural Reserve System |
David Reznick (c) UCR

UCR biologist receives Humboldt Research Award

David Reznick, a distinguished professor of biology at UC Riverside, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany. The foundation recognizes top scientists and scholars from around the world at different stages in their careers. Award winners are invited to conduct research of their choice in Germany in...
By Imran Ghori | Inside UCR |
Dr. Isgouhi Kaloshian (c) UCR

UC Riverside scientist Isgouhi Kaloshian joins 2019 class of AAAS fellows

In recognition of her pioneering work on plants’ immunity to pests, Isgouhi Kaloshian, chair of the Department of Nematology, has been elected as a fellow to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS. Kaloshian’s work focuses on plants’ innate ability to protect themselves from two types of pests: nematodes, which attack plants’...
By Jules Bernstein | Inside UCR |
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