Students of Plants3D are given remarkable attention for their research

Elizabeth Hann, Marcus Harland-Dunaway, and Dang Le, all students of Plants3D, have received global recognition for their research paper entitled “A Hybrid Inorganic-Biological Artificial Photosynthesis System for Energy-Efficient Food Production.” The study was conducted under the guidance of the Jinkerson lab and was published in Science. EurekAlert and KVCR News have both covered the story.

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Eva Ottum receives the prestigious NSF GRFP award, and the Honorable Mention goes to Lida Halilovic.

We are thrilled to share that Eva Ottum is among the 14 Highlanders awarded the 2023 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports a diverse selection of graduate students pursuing a full-time, research-based master’s and doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM, at an accredited U.S. institution. 

Also, Lida Haliovic is one of the 3 Highlanders that received the NSF GRFP Honorable Mention. Congratulations to them and all the other recipients.

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Claire Whitaker Wins Gradslam!

Plants3D Fellow Highlight

We are proud to announce Plants3D Fellow Claire Whitaker’s success in winning the Gradslam Public Speaking Competition here at UC Riverside!

Claire received a $5,000 cash prize and traveled to Oakland, CA to compete with the champions from other UC schools for the UC-Wide Competition.

Retreat @ Lake Arrowhead

Design tournament: Round 2


Design tournament: Round 1


Design tournament: Information session


Coffee Hour @ Genomics

Plants3D-Slam – canceled 

This event will be postponed!


Beach Day @ Crystal Cove Beach

We’ll leave in the morning and have a Potluck Lunch.

We’ll meet at 11 AM there.

Link to the sign-up form!

When you sign up, please let us know if you can drive and how many seats you have in your car. Or if you need a ride.  And lastly, we’re planning on having lunch together, so it would be great if you could let us know what you’re bringing.