Navigation Links
UC Riverside plant cell biologist receives top scientific honor
Date:5/1/2012

RIVERSIDE, Calif. Natasha V. Raikhel, a distinguished professor of plant cell biology at the University of California, Riverside and one of the most highly-cited researchers in plant science, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for her excellence in original scientific research.

Elected along with 83 other members and 21 foreign associates from 15 countries, Raikhel brings the number of current UC Riverside faculty elected to NAS to five.

There are currently just over 2,150 active NAS members. Membership in the NAS is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States. Among the NAS's renowned members are Albert Einstein, Robert Oppenheimer, Thomas Edison, Orville Wright, and Alexander Graham Bell.

"Dr. Raikhel's election to the NAS is a well-deserved tribute to her achievements and those of the Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, which she founded," said Marylynn V. Yates, the dean of UCR's College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences. "We are very fortunate to have someone with her vision and passion for science as a member of our faculty."

At UCR, Raikhel holds the Ernst and Helen Leibacher Endowed Chair in Plant Molecular, Cell Biology & Genetics. The director also of UCR's Center for Plant Cell Biology, she has been advancing knowledge in plant processes in her long and distinguished career. "Plants can live without us, but we cannot live without plants," she tells her students.

Early in her career, Raikhel recognized the importance of the genomic revolution to biology and pioneered the use of chemical genomics, which uses simple chemicals to alter the functions of
'/>"/>

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Fair to bring future scientists and engineers to UC Riverside
2. UC Riverside bug expert visits Rwanda to solve mystery surrounding specialty coffee sector
3. UC Riverside scientists release natural enemy of Asian citrus psyllid
4. 4 UC Riverside researchers receive national recognition
5. UC Riverside plant biotechnologist receives prestigious Jefferson Science Fellowship
6. UC Riverside neuroscientists discovery could bring relief to epilepsy sufferers
7. UC Riverside licenses leading South African company to market GEM avocados
8. Fellowship to UC Riverside botanist encourages Hispanic students to take up research
9. UC Riverside biologist elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
10. New citrus variety released by UC Riverside is very sweet, juicy and low-seeded
11. UC Riverside entomologists propose pesticide-free method to increase egg production
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
UC Riverside plant cell biologist receives top scientific honor
(Date:4/18/2014)... NC Seeds that sprout as soon as they,re planted ... need to be more careful. In the wild, a plant ... day would risk disaster. More than just an insurance policy ... that seed dormancy has long-term advantages too: Plants whose ... rise to more species, finds in a team of researchers ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... under clinical trials to treat tuberculosis could be the ... against various bacteria, fungal infections and parasites, yet evade ... chemists and collaborators. , Led by U. of I. ... ways the drug SQ109 attacks the tuberculosis bacterium, how ... from yeast to malaria and how targeting multiple ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NJ. April 16, 2014. Kessler Foundation has been ... million from the Department of Defense Spinal Cord ... principal investigator for the randomized, double-blinded, controlled, multi-site ... bone and muscle strength after spinal cord injury. ... & Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation. Two additional ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Plants with dormant seeds give rise to more species 2Multitarget TB drug could treat other diseases, evade resistance 2Kessler Foundation awarded Department of Defense grant for spinal cord injury research 2
... from India,s first genetically modified crop may have been overemphasized, ... expense of sustainable farm management, says a new study by ... by Glenn Stone, PhD, professor of anthropology in Arts & ... World Development . In his paper, Stone compares village ...
... most common mosquito-borne viral disease in the world, has ... in countries such as Argentina, Chile and the continental ... dengue (pronounced DENgee) in the Western Hemisphere, according to ... in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and ...
... have developed a method of discovering new drugs for ... of biological molecules may predict their effectiveness as medicines. ... drugs that were shown to be effective for fighting ... "The power of this is that it,s a ...
Cached Biology News:New findings in India's Bt cotton controversy: Good for the field, bad for the farm? 2Brandeis study shows economic impact of dengue virus in Americas 2Brandeis study shows economic impact of dengue virus in Americas 3Brandeis study shows economic impact of dengue virus in Americas 4Math may help calculate way to find new drugs for HIV and other diseases 2Math may help calculate way to find new drugs for HIV and other diseases 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... Westlake Village, Calif. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ... cancer treatment and management through the genomic analysis of ... will offer Therapy Finder™, a web-based cancer decision support ... a reporting option with Cynvenio’s ClearID™ genomic test, Therapy ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 ­ RedBrick Health , a fast-growing ... today announces that EmblemHealth , the ... is now providing the RedBrick Compass health assessment, combined ... all of its members. EmblemHealth is among the first ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... January 15, 2014 A study has been ... the Formula 1 track could help to tackle the problem ... (MAT), Stowhealth (a GP surgery based in Stowmarket) and academics ... Simplyhealth. Telemetry technology, which is inspired by equipment ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... VA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Two ... have continued their sponsorship of an annual competition for ... in, and access to, innovative STEM study. The competition ... TEAMS: Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Sciences ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 2Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 3EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 2EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 4Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 4Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 5
... agreed to buy La Crosse-based data quality firm Firstlogic ... expected to close in the second quarter. , ,Firstlogic is ... consulting to help businesses make sure their data is as ... worldwide in places such as call centers, web sites, customer ...
... Associated Bank of Green Bay have joined a new ... companies. , , Tonka Bay Equity Partners of ... of banks from around the country and some individual ... in manufacturing and business services. , ,"They're interested in ...
... He may have just graduated last year, but ... on the heels of his brainstorming service that sells the ... , , Innovation Trip , a seven-day tour, will take ... Stanford campuses with time to sample local culture. Participants are ...
Cached Biology Technology:Brainstorming entrepreneur creates new innovation business 2Brainstorming entrepreneur creates new innovation business 3
DryStrip aligners, 4. Category: Electrophoresis Systems & Standards & Reagents, IEF & SDS-PAGE & 2-D Electrophoresis, Multiphor II Kits & Components and Accessories....
Newborn Calf Serum US Origin...
Immunogen: Peptide corresponding to amino acid residues from the N-terminal region of human thyroid hormone receptor, alpha1/alpha2-isotype. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles...
...
Biology Products: