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.
Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Ellen Bruno is co-editor of a special issue of the Agricultural and Resource Economics publication AREUpdate focused on how the state can adapt to a drier future.