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Faculty in the College of Biological Sciences conduct research on a broad range of subjects, from molecules to ecosystems, and make discoveries that improve human health, restore the environment, provide new sources of renewable energy and enhance agriculture. Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about CBS faculty.

CBS faculty contribute to international reports on biodiversity and land degradation

Reports on the global state of biodiversity and land degradation and restoration draw on expertise of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior faculty.

Two comprehensive global assessments of biodiversity and land degradation and restoration, produced by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), were recently approved at an IPBES Plenary in Medellín, Colombia. IPBES has 129 State Members, including the United States.

Students Honor Faculty at Golden Pipettes

The CBS Student Board hosted the fifth-annual Golden Pipette Awards on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, honoring some of the most outstanding College of Biological Sciences professors. Here's who took home the coveted student-voted awards.

Brian Gibbens

 

 

Editing Plants for a Changing World

New faculty member Feng Zhang envisions genome editing on a large scale in plants with an eye to healthier, more resilient crops.

When he was a postdoctoral researcher, Feng Zhang helped make a game-changing discovery.