Associate Professor of Cell Biology
Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Area(s) of Expertise: Mitotic Chromosome Transmission
Distinguished Professor of Genetics; Director, Center for Plant Cell Biology
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Gene Regulation; Translational Control; Abiotic Stress Signaling/Response; Low Oxygen Sensing; Flooding/Submergence; Genome Technologies
Professor of the Graduate Division
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Biological Engineering; Biothermodynamics; Metabolic Engineering; Enzyme Engineering
Professor and Plant Pathologist; Department Chair; Fungal Cell Biologist/Biochemist
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Environmental Sensing and Signal Transduction in Fungi; Fungal Genetics; High-throughput Genomics; Heterotrimeric G proteins; Two-component Regulatory Systems
Associate Professor
Chemistry
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Modeling; Computational Biology/Chemistry
Associate Professor
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Light Signaling in Plants; Nuclear Organization; Chloroplast Development
Professor of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant Development; Small Regulatory RNAs
Professor
Statistics
Area(s) of Expertise: Design and Analysis of Gene Expression Experiments Using DNA Microarrays; SNP/SFP Discovery Using DNA Microarrays
Professor of Plant Cell Biology
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Chemical Genomics; Analysis and Exploitation of Natural Variation Using Small Molecules
Director, Institute for Integrative Genome Biology; Ernst and Helen Leibacher Endowed Chair; Professor of Molecular Biochemistry
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Biochemistry
Professor and Plant Pathologist
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Host-virus Interactions in Insects and Plants; RNA Silencing
Professor of Plant Cell Biology
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant Immune Biology; Defense Signaling; Gene Regulation; Transcriptomics; Functional Genomics
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Feedback Control; Systems and Synthetic Biology; Nucleic Acids Nanotechnology; Distributed Systems
Assistant Professor
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Area(s) of Expertise: TBD
Professor and Biochemist
Biochemistry
Area(s) of Expertise: Cellular and Viral Translational Regulatory Mechanisms; Programmed Cell Death in Plants; Role of Ethylene, Abscisic Acid, and Cytokinin During Maize Growth and Development and in Response to Abiotic Stress; Role of Ascorbic Acid During Plant Growth and in Environmental Stress Response Programs
Assistant Professor
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Therapeutic Antibody Discovery and Engineering; Directed Evolution of Enzymes, Metabolic Pathways and Microbial Stains; Next-Generation DNA Sequencing and Bioinformatics
Assistant Professor of Plant Physiology
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant Physiology with a Nanobiotechnology Approach: Photosynthesis, Vascular Transport, Nanosensors, Nanobionics
Professor of Bioinformatics
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Bioinformatics; Cheminformatics; Drug informatics; Databases; Expression Data Analysis, Protein Function Predictions; Data Mining; Network Analysis and Systems Biology
Professor of Plant Cell Biology
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Gene Networks; Live Imaging; Stem Cells; Development
Professor of Plant Physiology
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant Cell and Developmental Biology; Flowering; Seed Lipids and Proteins; Genetic Engineering of Seed Lipids and Proteins; Flower Anther Cell Biology and Development
Assistant Professor
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Biostatistics; Quantitative Genetics; Genomic Selection; Bioinformatics; Cancer Genomics
Professor & Cy Mouradick Endowed Chair
Computer Science and Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Computational Molecular Biology; Bioinformatics; Combinatorial Algorithms
Professor of Genetics & Cy Mouradick Endowed Chair
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Small RNA-mediated Gene Regulation in Plant Immunity
Assistant Professor
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Algae; biofuels and bioproducts; bioinformatics and systems biology; coral-algal symbiosis; endosymbiosis
Professor and Plant Pathologist
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Biology; Genetics; Developmental Biology; Plant Pathogen; Fungi
Professor
Nematology
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant-nematode and plant-aphid interactions; Aphid effectors
Assistant Professor
Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Area(s) of Expertise: MicroRNAs; RNA-protein Interactions; RNA-binding Proteins; Post-transcriptional Regulation
Assistant Professor and Geneticist
Botany & Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant genetics, genomics and evolution
Professor of Chemistry; Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Chemistry
Area(s) of Expertise: Bioanalytical Chemistry, including NMR, Electrophoretic Separations, and LC-MS/MS; Metabonomics Studies Related to Chemical Biology and Hypoxia in Plants, and Oxidative Stress in Rats; Development of New Methods for Analysis of Heparin/Heparan Sulfate and Studying their Biochemistry; Development of New NMR Methods for the Analysis of Protein-ligand Interactions
Professor
Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Area(s) of Expertise: Functional Genomics of Human Malaria Parasite, Plasmodium falciparum; Transcriptional Profiling; Cell Cycle Progression Kinases and Ubiquitin/Proteasome Pathway; Interactome of P. falciparum; Drug Discovery Against the Malaria Parasite
Professor of Plant Ecology
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Quantitative Plant Ecology; Ecological Complexity and Modeling; Theoretical and Mathematical Ecology; Systems Ecology; Landscape Ecology; Computational Biology; Ecological Informatics
Assistant Professor
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Synthetic Biology, Natural Products, Metabolic Engineering, Yeast Engineering
Associate Professor of Bioengineering
Bioengineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Chemical Biology; Signal Transduction Pathways; Small Ubiquitin-like Modifier Ligase; G Protein-coupled Receptors; Fatty Acid Induced Insulin Resistance; High-throughput Screening; Bioinformatics
Associate Professor of Plant Evolution and Development
Botany & Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant Evolution; Plant Evolutionary Development; Plant Morphology
Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Computational Molecular Biology; Bioinformatics; Data Mining; Algorithm Design
Professor
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Bacteria-plant Interactions; Bacterial Pathogenesis; Type III Secretion System and Secreted Effectors
Assistant Professor
Statistics
Area(s) of Expertise: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics; Statistical Modeling in Genomics; Machine Learning; Data Mining
Professor of Biology
Area(s) of Expertise: Cell Fate Specification; Gene Regulatory Networks; Transcription Factors; Animal Embryonic Development; Evolution of Gene Networks
Assistant Professor; Director, UCR Avocado Rootstock Breeding Program
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions; Plant Pathology; Molecular Biology; Plant Resistance; Plant Genetics and Genomics
Professor of Bioengineering
Bioengineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Computational Molecular Biology; Biomolecular Structure, Dynamics, Electrostatics, and Interactions; Immunophysics; Rational Peptide, Protein, and Drug Design; Structural Bioinformatics ; NMR Spectroscopy
Assistant Professor
Botany & Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Circadian Clock, Temperature Regulation, Transcriptional Networks
Associate Professor of Genetics
Botany & Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant hormones, signaling, molecular genetics, germination
Professor of Plant Physiology
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Arabinogalactan-protein Structure and Function; Plant Cell Wall Structure and Function; Industrial Applications of Arabinogalactan-proteins in Gums; Biofuels from Cell Wall Polymers; Teaching
Associate Professor of Cell Biology
Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Area(s) of Expertise: Telomere Replication; Telomerase; Genome Stability
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry
Area(s) of Expertise: Microarrays; Chemical Genetics
Distinguished Professor of Plant Cell Biology, Emerita
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Endosomal and Vacuolar Trafficking in Plant Cells
Professor of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Plant Virology; Virus Replication; Virus-host Interactions; Virus Cell-to-cell Movement and Mechanism of Genome Packaging in Positive-strand RNA Viruses
Assistant Professor of Plant Cell Biology
Botany & Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Cell Division in Plants; Live Cell Imaging
Professor of Bioengineering
Bioengineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Biotransport; Bioreactions in Cells; Thermodynamics of Concentrated Proteins in Solution
Associate Professor & Plant Pathologist
Plant PathologyArea(s) of Expertise: Molecular basis of the host/pathogen interactions of vector borne plant pathogenic bacteria
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Computer Vision; Image Processing; Pattern Recognition; Video Communications
Assistant Professor of Genetics
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Genetics; Genomics; Breeding of Citrus
Professor of Genetics
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant Developmental Biology; Molecular Biology; Gene Regulation; Leaf Development
Professor & Bioinformaticist
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Bioinformatics; Genomics; Mycology; Evolutionary & Population Biology; Molecular Evolution
Assistant Professor
Botany & Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant Biology; Root Development; Tissue and Organ Patterning; Intercellular Signaling
Professor of Genetics
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant Responses and Resistance Mechanisms to Whiteflies; Role of Leucine Aminopeptidase in Retrograde Signaling in Response to Biotic Stress
Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry
Area(s) of Expertise: Oxidative DNA Damage; Covalent Modifications of Proteins
Neil A. and Rochelle A. Campbell Presidential Chair for Innovations in Science Education; Distinguished Professor of Genetics;
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor; Home Secretary, U.S.National Academy of Sciences
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Transposable Elements in Plants with a Focus on the Characterization of Active Transposable Elements and a Determination of How They Contribute to Genome Evolution and Adaptation
Associate Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Protein and Metabolic Engineering; Biocatalysis; Synthetic Biology
Assistant Professor
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Bees; Behavior; Genomics; Evolution; Nutritional Ecology
Professor of Cell Biology
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Cell Biology; G Protein-mediated Signaling Networks and Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Polarity and Cell Morphogenesis in Arabidopsis
Associate Professor
Chemistry
Area(s) of Expertise: Bioanalytical Chemistry; Chromatographic Separation; High-throughput Screening; Biosensing