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  • Molecular Geneticist Awarded McClintock Prize
    (October 28, 2014) UC Riverside's Susan Wessler, a world-renowned expert in transposable elements, has been awarded the McClintock Prize for Plant Genetics and Genome Studies.
  • A University on the Move
    (October 27, 2014) “We are just beginning a decade of leadership in American higher education,” says UCR Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox in a new video. Wilcox has announced plans to grow the faculty by 300 ladder-rank positions, continue the internationalization of the campus, and provide a new long range development plan to enhance facilities and growth of the university.
  • Odor Molecules Monitor Pest That Spreads Devastating Citrus Disease
    (October 27, 2014) UC Riverside researchers have targeted the olfactory system of the Asian citrus psyllid, and identified a suite of odor molecules that the olfactory system of this citrus pest detects. Some of these odorants can lead to the development of tools to tackle the pest's spread worldwide.
  • Immunologist to Discuss Ebola Nov. 4
    (October 24, 2014) The history of Ebola virus infections that led to the outbreak in West Africa this year and prospects for new treatments and vaccines will be discussed in a lecture presented at UC Riverside on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
  • African American Surgeons Share Experiences Nov. 1
    (October 24, 2014) Three African American surgeons will discuss their experiences in medicine and how to prepare for a medical career on Saturday, Nov. 1.
  • To Wilt or Not to Wilt
    (October 23, 2014) A research team at UC Riverside has revealed a new molecular mechanism for resistance and susceptibility to a common fungus that causes wilt in susceptible tomato plants.
  • Education School to Hold Information Event
    (October 23, 2014) The University of California, Riverside Graduate School of Education is having an information event from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 5th.
  • U.S, California, Inland Empire Economies Growing Despite Weak Global Outlook
    (October 23, 2014) A new forecast for the U.S., California, and Inland Empire economies finds that the recovery at the national, state, and regional level is continuing despite the weakening global situation.

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