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UCR scientists rank among world’s most influential scholars

By |2019-11-22T09:40:46-07:00November 22nd, 2019|

The world’s most influential scientific researchers in 2019 include 10 current UCR scholars. In its annual list, Clarivate Analytics names the most highly cited researchers — those whose work was most often referenced by other scientific research papers for the preceding decade in 21 fields across the sciences and social sciences. The 2019 list is based on [...]

2015–2016 Distinguished Campus Service Award

By |2019-01-21T01:05:50-07:00January 21st, 2019|

UCR’s Academic Senate Award Committee awarded IIGB/CEPCEB Professor Linda Walling in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences the Distinguished Campus Service Award for Academic year 2015-2016. The award committee noted that Linda Walling served on several Academic Senate committees, most notably the Committee on Academic Personnel (CAP) as a member (2012-13), Vice Chair (2013-14), [...]

6th Annual Faculty Research Lecturer!

By |2019-01-21T01:04:29-07:00January 21st, 2019|

IIGB distinguished professor of plant cell and molecular biology, Xuemei Chen, will give the 64th annual Faculty Research Lecture June 3 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Genomics Auditorium, Room 1102A.The lecture, “Small RNAs – Small but Powerful,” is presented by the UC Riverside Academic Senate. Small RNAs were the “dark matter” in [...]

Elected to the National Academy of Sciences!

By |2019-01-21T01:03:15-07:00January 21st, 2019|

Julia Bailey-Serres, an IIGB professor of genetics and director of the Center for Plant Cell Biology (CEPCEB), has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for her excellence in original scientific research. Membership in the NAS is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United [...]

Natasha Raikhel Retirement Symposium

By |2019-01-21T01:01:55-07:00January 21st, 2019|

After a 30+ year career in plant cell biology and to celebrate Natasha Raikhel’s extensive contribution to the scientific community during the past three decades, IIGB and the Botany & Plant Sciences department hosted a one-day Retirement Symposium in her honor on March 21, 2016 in the Genomics Auditorium. The day included talks from several [...]

IIGB Researcher Elected as 2015 AAAS Fellow

By |2019-01-21T01:00:50-07:00January 21st, 2019|

IIGB professor of genetics Hailing Jin was elected as a 2015 AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Fellow in recognition of her contribution to innovation, education and scientific leadership in the Section on Biological Sciences. Fellows are nominated by the steering committees in the Association's 24 sections, comprised of three Fellows who are [...]

IIGB Scientist Receives $4M USDA Grant! (March 29, 2016)

By |2019-01-21T00:59:31-07:00January 21st, 2019|

A team of researchers led by an IIGB associate professor of plant pathology Wenbo Ma has been awarded a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in an attempt to save the United States citrus industry from a disease that has already devastated the industry worldwide. Huanglongbing (HLB), also known as citrus greening [...]