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CIDVR scientist Adler Dillman showing how nematodes use smell to select new insect hosts could improve biological control of crop pests

(July 24, 2017)

A team led by Dillman has shown how nematodes use smell to seek out uninfected insects, which they then enter and kill.

CIDVR Scientist Omar Akbari leads team in $14.9 million DARPA grant

(July 19, 2017)

Akbari is leading a team of researchers that will receive up to $14.9 million dollars from The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to be part of the “Safe Genes” program to study innovative genetic techniques to control disease-causing mosquitoes.

IIGB Director Katayoon Dehesh named to German National Academy of Sciences

(June 26, 2017)

Molecular biochemist, known for her work on how stress signals are sensed in plants, joins an academy whose past members include Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein

Entomologist Named a Pew Scholar

(June 15, 2017)

Naoki Yamanaka, the first researcher at UC Riverside to receive the honor, is one of only 22 early-career researchers that make up this year’s scholars

2015-2016 Distinguished Teaching Award

(June 17, 2016)

IIGB/CEPCEB professor Katherine Borkovich received the Academic Senate 2015-16 Distinguished Teaching Award for embracing the most time-consuming aspects of excellent teaching.

Living the Promise: See how faculty from the Center for Plant Cell Biology and the Center for Disease Vector Research are conducting breakthrough research in the areas of Sustainability and Health.

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