CIDVR Director Karine Le Roch receives new $3.2M NIH grant

By | 2018-06-05T13:44:35+00:00 June 4th, 2018|

A team of researchers led by CIDVR Director Karine Le Roch has found that various stages of the development of human malaria parasites, including stages involved in malaria transmission, are linked to epigenetic features and how chromatin — the complex of DNA and proteins within the nucleus — is organized and structured in these parasites. [...]

IIGB Plant Biologists Dominate at the Western ASPB Conference

By | 2018-03-03T00:36:46+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|

The University of California, Riverside Department of Botany & Plant Sciences swept multiple Graduate and Undergraduate Award categories at the most recent American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) Western Section Conference on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Pablo Martinez (Carolyn Rasmussen lab) was awarded Best Graduate Student Talk for his work using a single-molecule approach to [...]

Distinguished Professor Named Interim Editor-in-Chief of PNAS

By | 2018-02-06T02:02:48+00:00 February 6th, 2018|

Natasha V. Raikhel, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Plant Cell Biology and former director of the Institute for Integrative Genome Biology (IIGB), has been named interim editor-in-chief of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). Established in 1914, PNAS is one of the world’s most-cited multidisciplinary scientific journals, [...]