Rosemary is a Professor and Schlinger Chair in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at UC Berkeley and the Director of the Essig Museum of Entomology. Her research program focuses on the processes that generate biodiversity within and among species, including adaptive radiations and community assembly. Her work has primarily been done in the Hawaiian islands.
Mary is a Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley and the Faculty Reserve Manager at the Angelo Coast Range Reserve. She studies the relationship between trophic network structure and ecosystem function under varying environmental regimes. Her work is conducted primarily in California’s Eel River.
John is a Professor of the Graduate School in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology at UC Berkeley. He studies many aspects of fungal evolution and ecology, including fungal pathogenesis, plant-mycorrhizal symbiosis, mold damage in indoor air, comparative phylogenomics, and fungal mating systems.
Mary is a Professor of the Graduate School in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at UC Berkeley. She is a soil microbial ecologist focusing on the role of microbes in carbon and nitrogen cycling. She is also interested in the effects of soil physical properties, including high environmental heterogeneity, on microbial growth and physiology.
Elizabeth is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at UC Berkeley. She develops statistical methods for the analysis of high-dimensional biological data. Her current work focuses on data quality and analysis for single-cell transcriptomics in the nervous system, epigenetic responses to drought in sorghum, and mutation accumulation in tumors.
Trent is a Senior Scientist in the Division of Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, a Group Leader at the DOE Joint Genome Institute, and the Director of High-Throughput Biochemistry at the DOE Joint Bioenergy Institute. His group uses mass spectrometry to characterize metabolite exchange in microbial communities and develop metabolic networks.
Mike is a Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley. His lab combines theory and experimental work to understand the ecology and evolution of infectious disease. He works on a wide range of host-pathogen systems including varroosis in honeybees, tuberculosis in badgers and wild boats, and bats as vectors for emerging zoonotic diseases.
Tom is a Professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology and the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at UC Berkeley. His work focuses on the ecology and evolution of mycorrhizal fungi. This includes the molecular characterization of fungi from environmental samples, drivers of fungal community structure, and spatial patterns of spore dispersal and recruitment.
Neil is a Senior Fellow at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science and the Executive Director of UC Berkeley’s Gump South Pacific Research Station in Moorea, French Polynesia. His research leverages genomics and data science to assess environmental health and promote sustainability.
Steve is a Professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology at UC Berkeley. He uses molecular genetics and ecological approaches to study epiphytic bacteria in the plant phyllosphere. Much of his work has focused on microbial adaptations to the phyllosphere environment, including quorum sensing and ice nucleation activity, and the physical structure of the leaf surface.
Bob is an Assistant Researcher at the Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health in the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. He is an environmental health scientist focusing on the effects of environmental pollutants on neurodevelopment, respiratory function, and cancer in children.
Hoi-Ying is a Senior Scientist in the Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. She focuses on developing new methods, particularly synchrotron infrared technologies, for inferring ecological functions from microbial genomes.
Bill is a Senior Scientist in the Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. His team develops and tests biogeochemical models, aiming to understand the responses of biotic and abiotic processes to environmental change.
Katherine is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at UC Berkeley and the Associate Laboratory Director for Computing Sciences at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Her research interests include performance analysis, parallel programming languages, and optimizing compilers. She oversees the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center, the Energy Sciences Network, and the Computational Research Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.
Adam is the Dean A. Richard Newton Memorial Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at UC Berkeley and a Senior Faculty Scientist in the Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. His lab combines functional genomics, biophysical modeling, and cellular circuit design to understand fundamental principles of cellular networks. He leads the Ecosystems and Networks Integrated with Genes and Molecular Assemblies (ENIGMA) program, the DOE Systems Biology Knowledgebase (Kbase), and the Center for Utilization of Biological Engineering in Space (CUBES).
Jill is a Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Management, and Policy and the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UC Berkeley. She uses genome-resolved metagenomics, metatranscriptomics, and metaproteomics to study how microbial communities shape and are shaped by their environments. She has conducted her work at Iron Mountain and the Angelo Reserve (CA), the East River (CO), and Crystal Geyser (UT).
Lisa is the Fred and Claire Sauer Professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering and the Vice Provost for Academic Planning at UC Berkeley. Her work focuses on environmental microbiology, especially in the utility of microorganisms for biotransformation and bioremediation.
Devin is a Principal Investigator at the Plane Gene Expression Center and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology at UC Berkeley. He studies the responses of Sorghum plants to drought and other stressors, and the role of plant-growth-promoting microbes in ameliorating the effects of these stressors.
Brenda is the Brian and Jennifer Maxwell Endowed Chair in the Department of Health at UC Berkeley and the Director of the Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health. She is a neuropsychologist and epidemiologist, focusing on the effects of environmental pollutants on maternal and pediatric health. She works mainly with birth cohort studies and focuses on lower-income and high-risk populations.
Michael is a Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and the Director of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley. He studies the role of selection, mutation, migration, recombination, drift, and population structure in shaping population genetic variation. His lab focuses on mammals, especially mice and other rodents.
Brian is a Professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology at UC Berkeley and the Director of Agricultural Genomics at the Innovative Genomics Institute. His lab uses molecular biology, genetics, and biochemistry to elucidate the molecular interactions underpinning microbial pathogenesis and plant immunity. He works with the model plant Arabidopsis, as well as crop species such as cassava and tomato.