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Update: Letter to Chancellor Christ

On Wednesday, April 25th, Sara Kahanamoku-Snelling (UCMP graduate student who started the petition) gathered comments from the Change.org petition and sent a more formal letter to Chancellor Christ which you can read below. As of this writing, Thursday morning, April 26th, there are close to 3,500 signatures on the online petition to show campus administrators […]

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Urgent Petition! Calling all current and...

To current and former students of the BNHM, including the UC Botanical Gardens, UC & Jepson Herbaria, Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Museum of Paleontology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology: The Berkeley Natural History Museums (BNHM) and Field Stations (FS) are currently slated to receive a massive and devastating […]

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Spatial phylogenetics of the native Cali...

A new study, described as “The first “big data” analysis of California’s native plants”, was published by the University and Jepson Herbaria, and available on BMC Evolution. The authors focused on the diversity and endemism in the California flora, applying a novel “spatial phylogenetics” approach that makes it possible to evaluate biodiversity from an evolutionary standpoint, […]

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Bioinformatics Workshop coming up!

A message from  Ke Bi: Dear Berkeley genomics enthusiasts, The CGRL will organize two genome assembly workshops next week in 238 Koshland Hall:   Part I: Project Design, Sequencing Technologies and Library Methods   9/25/2017 (Monday) 1-5pm   Part II: Bioinformatics   9/26/2017 (Tuesday) 1-5pm    The presenter will be Stefan Prost (stefan.prost@berkeley.edu), previously in […]

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Integrative Biology graduate student tea...

UCMP Grad student Sara ElShafie is highlighted in the Berkeley News for her leadership in teaching scientists to communicate to broader audiences. Her first official workshop was entitled “Science Through Story: Strategies to Engage Any Audience,” in November 2016 at the annual meeting of the Western Society of Naturalists in Monterey, and was a success. […]

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CalDay 2017

CalDay is here! BNHM has activities and surprises in store; come visit us! See all that the Berkeley Natural History Museums have to offer   Each museum offers something unique: Visit the Entomology Collection at Essig Museum’s Events Drop-in learn to be a Maker at the Hearst Museum of Anthropology Workshop Museum of Vertebrate Zoology […]

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New video project

New Videos added featuring the UC&Jepson Herbaria and grad students! Science In Real Life (IRL) is a YouTube series to show you what being a scientist is like, in real life. Molly Edwards is your tour guide to behind-the-scenes look at the UC & Jepson Herbaria and other spots you find scientists going about their […]

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