Scientists have identified more than 35 new groups of bacteria, clarifying a mysterious branch of the tree of life that has been hazy.
Miguel Altieri's Lab uses the concepts of agroecology to obtain a deep understanding of the nature of agroecosystems and the principles by which they function.
In addition to their work mentoring students through the Berkeley Connect program, Brashares and Rosenblum are known for supporting students academically, professionally, and personally.
As president of the ESPM Graduate Diversity Council, Corbin has been instrumental in advocating for departmental diversity.
The lab is recognized for helping to develop a first-of-a-kind carbon offset methodology to quantify emissions reductions from the application of compost to rangelands.
Steadily and alarmingly, humans have been depleting Earth's soil resources faster than the nutrients can be replenished.
The 2015 Gradfest keynote lecture was an extended Q&A Session with award-winning journalist and New York Times columnist Mark Bittman.
Radhika Kannan, a conservation and resource studies minor, was just named UC Berkeley’s top graduating senior.
This year’s GradFest included finishing talks from graduating PhD students, a discussion with food journalist Mark Bittman, and remarks from the Graduate Diversity Council, as well as some outstanding finishing talks by ESPM graduate students.
The food system is multi-disciplinary and complex, involving agroecology, agronomy, anthropology, economics, nutrition, sociology, and the arts.
Efforts to predict the emergence and spread of sudden oak death, an infectious tree-killing disease, have gotten a big boost from the work of grassroots volunteers.
The ranking appears in the 2015 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released today.
A new study by Professor John Battles and collaborators at the National Park Service quantifies the amount of carbon stored and released through California forests and wildlands.
Through her research as part of the Rosenblum lab, Girard discovered two new species of peacock spiders and is working to build a phylogeny of the entire group.
Altieri was recognized for his significant contributions to the development of new food production models in changing global and environmental conditions.
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.
A featured conversation with Sally Jewell (U.S. Secretary of the Interior), Janet Napolitano (President of the University of California), Douglas Brinkley (Historian and Author), and Nicholas B. Dirks (UC Berkeley Chancellor).
ESPM graduate students Stella Cousins and Gavin McNicol will be working to study climate and sustainability in support of UC's goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2025.
My research has drawn me to Yuma, to the self-proclaimed “winter vegetable capital of the world,” to better understand what it takes (and at what cost) to grow safe fresh vegetables such as leafy greens.
The existence of ultra-small bacteria has been debated for two decades, but there hasn’t been a comprehensive electron microscopy and DNA-based description of the microbes until now.