CRISPR is widely used to target specific cell types, but only one at a time. Two new techniques developed in the lab of Jill Banfield allow CRISPR editing of genes in multiple cell types simultaneously.
Research by a team that includes Professor Rachel Morello-Frosch suggests flooding could hit power plants, refineries, and hazardous waste sites in many locations across the San Francisco Bay Area and southern California.
Sigona, a member of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and a third-year ESPM Ph.D. student, focuses his research on Indigenous natural resource management, specifically with the Amah Mutsun—a landless and non-federally recognized tribe.
Former ESPM postdoctoral scholar Max Lambert is part of a team of wildlife experts studying local Western pond turtles, a species that is struggling to survive the combined threats of climate change, habitat loss and competition from red-eared slider turtles.
This fall, students are earning field study credits through the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management to establish the garden, discover traditional Indigenous uses of native species, and more.