All current projects: 395 Faculty/Mentors

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Sofia Villas-Boas, Professor Agricultural and Resource Economics
(1) School Attendance and Outcomes and Economic Shocks (Open)
David Zilberman, Professor Agricultural and Resource Economics
(1) What is the effect of “resting” NBA players on ticket prices? A case study of entertainment value in response to risk. (Full- no new appr needed)

Anthropology

Sabrina Agarwal, Professor Anthropology
(1) Osteobiographies and paleopathology in medieval Italy (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Everyday life at Rural Medieval Villamagna (Open)
(3) Comparing cortical bone quantity in ribs and metacarpals: A bioarchaeological case study of bone development, maintenance and loss from the Colombian Muisca (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) American Eugenics Collection Practices and History (Full- no new appr needed)
Charles Briggs, Professor Anthropology
(1) News Coverage of Health (Check back for status)
Daniel Fisher, Professor Anthropology
(1) Kroeber Anthropological Society editorial assistant (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Aesthetics of Art Village Formation in China (Check back for status)
Junko Habu, Professor Anthropology
(1) Lifeways of Prehistoric Hunter-Gathers in Japan (Open)
(2) Examination of Small Scale Food Production and Distribution Strategies (Full- no new appr needed)
Christine Hastorf, Professor Anthropology
(1) Past Imperial Foodways: working with plant distributions at the early imperial city of Huari in the central Andes (Open)
(2) Visualizing the past: The 3D visual display of archaeological material from Formative settlements in the Lake Titicaca Basin (Open)
(3) Andean Archaeological Obsidian sourcing (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Central American Plant Use in the Past: Archaeobotanical Analysis of Resilient Foodways (Open)
Cori Hayden, Professor Anthropology
(1) The Spectacular Generic (Check back for status)
Rosemary Joyce, Professor Anthropology
(1) Museum Anthropology (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Archaeology of the Albany Bulb (Open)
(4) Archaeology of Honduras (Open)
Kent Lightfoot, Professor Anthropology
(1) The Historical Ecology of San Francisco Bay Area Shellmounds (Open)
(2) The Historical Ecology of the Northern Great Basin: Insights from Connley Caves (35LK50), Oregon (Open)
(3) Archaeological Laboratory Analysis of Native Californian Materials from the Central California Coast (Open)
(4) Investigating Native American Persistence at Mission San Jose during the Colonial-Period, San Francisco Bay Area. (Open)
Lisa Maher, Professor Anthropology
(1) Reconstructing Human Activities in the Paleolithic: Case studies from Prehistoric Sites in Jordan (Open)
(2) Lithic Analysis-Ancient Egypt (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Historical Documentation Specialist (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Experimental Archaeology: Reconstructing a 20,000 year old hut structure from Eastern Jordan (Open)
Karen Nakamura, Professor Anthropology
(1) Multimodal Access Devices Project: Creating small sensors for disability and neurodiversity access (Open)
Stefania Pandolfo, Professor Anthropology
(1) Collaboration in creating a new open access academic journal in the humanities and social sciences: design and conception (Open)
Daniel Perlman, Director Anthropology
(1) Women’s Empowerment and Resilience in Rural Niger: An Ethnographic Study(Open)
Jun Sunseri, Professor Anthropology
(1) Berkeley-Abiquiú Collaborative Archaeology (BACA) project (Open)
(2) Zooarchaeological Collections Management (Open)
(3) “Bear Bones” Zooarchaeology Research Lab Website Design (Open)
(4) The Historical Ecology of the Northern Great Basin: Insights from Connley Caves (35LK50), Oregon (Open)
Laurie Wilkie, Professor Anthropology
(1) The Archaeology of Labor and Industry: Identifying, Analyzing, and Managing Archaeological Materials from the Historic Period Samuel Adams Lime Kilns, Santa Cruz County, California (Check back for status)
(2) The Spatiality of Health: Using Historic Documents to Map TB Institutions (Check back for status)
(3) Race and Ethnicity in the American West (Check back for status)

Architecture

Lindsay Graham, Research Specialist Architecture
(1) Expression of personality in couples' homes (Open)
(2) Psychology of the workplace (Open)
(3) Views and worker experiences (Open)
Andrew Shanken, Professor Architecture
(1) Monuments and the Law (Open)

Art History

Darcy Gimaldo Grigsby, Professor Art History
(3) The Creole Portrait in 19th-century France. (Race, Family, Caricature) (Open)
(4) Producing a book: Creole Portraits. Picturing France's Foreign Relations during the 19th-century (Open)
Atreyee Gupta, Professor Art History
(1) Modern Art and the Global South (Open)
Imogen Hart, Professor Art History
(1) Victorian house museums (Open)
(2) Craft and War (Open)
Elizabeth Honig, Professor Art History
(1) Brueg(h)el Family Research Websites: Pieter Bruegel (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Living/Lodging/Dwelling in Renaissance England (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Rubens bibliography (Open)
(4) Poster for DH Faire: Humanists on the Move (Full- no new appr needed)
Todd Olson, Professor Art History
(1) Producing an Art History Book: Jusepe Ribera in 17th-century Naples (Open)
(2) Transatlantic Stowaways: prints, woodcut initials and marginal borders in books of the Spanish Empire (1492-1700) (Open)
(3) Book project: Survivals among the Visual Cultures of the Early Modern Trans-Atlantic World (Check back for status)
Sugata Ray, Professor Art History
(1) Indian Ocean Ecology and Art, 1500-1800 (Open)

Astronomy

Imke de Pater, Professor Astronomy
(1) Exploring our Solar System through observations at radio, infrared and visible wavelengths. (Open)
(2) SETI: Breakthrough Listen (Open)
(3) Modeling (exo)-planetary atmospheres (Open)
Gaspard Duchene, Research Astronomer Astronomy
(1) Imaging and modeling of planet-forming disks (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Extreme stellar multiplicity: understanding the limits of star formation (Full- no new appr needed)

Beatrice Bain Research Group

Brooke Lober, Scholar in Residence Beatrice Bain Research Group
(1) Women Against Imperialism Oral History Project (Open)

Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)

R. Stuart Geiger, Staff Researcher Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)
(1) Garbage In, Garbage Out? Do Machine Learning Research Papers Report Where Training Data Comes From? (Open)
David Mongeau, Executive Director Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)
(1) The data science investment landscape (Check back for status)
Stefan van der Walt, Associate Researcher Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)
(1) BIDS Machine Shop (Full- no new appr needed)
Maryam Vareth, Researcher Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)
(1) Deep Learning in Medical Imaging (Open)
(2) Cryptography of the unknown regions of genomes (Check back for status)
(3) Natural History and Data Science (Check back for status)
(4) Hydrologic forecasting for the East River, CO (Check back for status)

Berkeley Judicial Institute

Jeremy Fogel, Executive Director Berkeley Judicial Institute
(1) Berkeley Judicial Institute Research Apprentice (Open)

Bioengineering

Steven Brenner, Professor Bioengineering
(1) Global human gene expression regulation by nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (computational biology). (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Analysis of human whole exome sequencing data to identify causative variants in newborn screening for primary immunodeficiencies (computational biology) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Full- no new appr needed)
Mohammad Mofrad, Professor Bioengineering
(1) Molecular Dynamics Modeling and Simulation of Cell Mechanobiology (Open)
(2) Deep Learning in Medicine (Open)
(3) Fire Modeling (Open)

Business, Haas School

Alice Agogino, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Squishy Robotics: Rapidly Deployable Mobile Sensing Robots for Disaster Rescue, Remote Monitoring and Space Exploration (Check back for status)
(2) Beyond Hands: Human-Centered Design Prosthetics for Music (Check back for status)
(3) Design for the Future: 3 Projects Available: (1) theDesignExchange, (2) Autonomous Vehicles, (3) Cyber-Security (Check back for status)
(4) Laika and Belka: Quadruped Robots with Actuated Tensegrity Spines (Check back for status)
Cameron Anderson, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Teamwork Study (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Social Psychology and Business Lab (Open)
(3) Social Psychology and Online Environments (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Interviews, Background, and Nonverbal Displays of Status (Full- no new appr needed)
Sara Beckman, Senior Lecturer Business, Haas School
(1) Teaming with Diversity for Innovative Output (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Analyzing Student Perceptions of Design Thinking in Business (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Systems Mapping: Modeling Execution Systems (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Nobel Prize Winners and Creativity (Full- no new appr needed)
Matteo Benetton, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Measuring market power in the cryptocurrency industry (Open)
(2) Is Facebook Really Free? (Open)
Dana Carney, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Self-Control and Status; Politics, Race, and Political Correctness; Socioeconomic Status and World View (Open)
(2) Empathy, Power and Status, Prejudice, Workplace Phenomena, and Non Verbal Behavior (Open)
(3) Classical Conditioning and Behavioral Nudges (Open)
(4) Thin Slices; Truth and Lies; Groups; Narcissism (Open)
Jennifer Chatman, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Leadership, Organizational Culture, and Diversity in Work Groups and Organizations (Open)
Clayton Critcher, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Psychology of Consumer Decision Making, Emotion, Morality, and Politics (Open)
Ernesto Dal Bó, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Website Design for the Atlas of Archaeological Sites (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Data Development for Atlas of Archaeological Sites (Full- no new appr needed)
Robert Edelstein, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Globalization and the U.S. Economy (Open)
Ellen Evers, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Psychology of Judgment and Decision-Making (Open)
Anastassia Fedyk, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Big Data for Global Employment Dynamics (Open)
(2) Global Information Flows and Financial Markets (Open)
Paul Gertler, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Financial Inclusion and Cash Transfer Programs (Open)
David Harris, Lecturer Business, Haas School
(1) Global Lives Project: Empathy-building Social Media, Video Editing, Web Development, Translation, Grantwriting (Open)
(2) Funding Ecosystems for Nonprofit Innovation (Open)
(3) Global Lives Project Book Manuscript Development (Open)
Heather Haveman, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Computational Analysis of Social Science Research (Open)
(2) I Regret To Inform You That Your Private Information Has Been Compromised (Open)
(3) Charter schools and the business age: Analyzing and visualizing web text and school data (Open)
Ming Hsu, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Neuroeconomics: Decision-Making and the Brain (Open)
(2) Big data approaches to social sciences (Open)
Drew Jacoby-Senghor, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Unconscious Bias within Social Networks (Open)
Zsolt Katona, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Real or Fake: Managing User Authenticity in Ad Auctions (Open)
(2) Alibaba Fintech - Online Credit Markets (Open)
Laura Kray, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Gender in the Workplace (Open)
David Levine, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Safe cooking (Open)
(2) Stories and games to improve public health (Open)
(3) Looking for low-value medical care (& fraud) in workers compensation (Open)
(4) Writing an Android app to promote safe childbirth (Check back for status)
Don Moore, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Debiasing Probability Forecasts - The Limitations of Hindsight (Open)
(2) The World of Bias in Decision Making (Open)
(3) The Many Faces of Overconfidence (Accuracy Lab) (Open)
Abhishek Nagaraj, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Impact of Mapping in the Age of Discovery (1600-1800) (Open)
(2) Weather Innovation: Big data analysis of weather predictions (Open)
(3) Quantifying Innovation in Machine Learning/Computer Vision Algorithms (Open)
Leif Nelson, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Psychology of Pay-What-You-Want Pricing and Human Interaction (Open)
(3) Behavioral Lab Research (Open)
(4) Judgment and Decision Making (Full- no new appr needed)
Juliana Schroeder, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Psychology of Trust and Technology (Open)
(2) Communicating and Connecting with Others (Open)
(3) Dehumanization (Open)
(4) Overclaiming Credit for Group Tasks (Full- no new appr needed)
Reed Walker, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Compliance Costs of Environmental Policy in the United States (Full- no new appr needed)
Guo Xu, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The master and commander – promotion and fighting performance in the Royal Navy (Open)

Center for Computational Biology

Priya Moorjani, Professor Center for Computational Biology
(1) Using machine learning for chromosome ancestry painting in human populations (Open)
(2) Evolution of mutation rate across primates (Open)

Center for Law, Energy and the Environment

H. Jordan Diamond, Director Center for Law, Energy and the Environment
(1) The Future for Offshore Energy in California (Open)
(2) Artificial Intelligence: Maximizing the Environmental & Energy Benefits (Open)

Center for Race and Gender

Leti Volpp, Professor Center for Race and Gender
(1) CRG Multimedia Archive Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) CRG Archive Project (Open)

Center on the Politics of Development

Thad Dunning, Professor Center on the Politics of Development
(1) Democracy in the era of political disillusionment: is moderation ever strategic for outsiders? (Open)

Chemistry

Evan Miller, Professor Chemistry
(1) Machine-learning algorithms for detecting neuronal activity (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Assessment of electron transfer probabilities in a “molecular wire”-based optical membrane potential probe, using fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy: Quantitative approaches and image analysis. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Quantitative imaging of live cells with simultaneous calcium and voltage potential measurements: Adaptation of Matlab scripts for spectral unmixing of multiple fluorophores. (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Development and application of poly-chromatic illumination for optical microscopy of cell activity fluorescent probes. (Full- no new appr needed)

City and Regional Planning

Karen Chapple, Professor City and Regional Planning
(1) The Effects of Housing Instability on Santa Clara County Residents (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Assessing the Travel Demand and Co-Benefit Impacts of Affordable Transit Oriented Developments (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Urban Displacement Project Social Media Strategy (Check back for status)
(4) Urban Displacement Project Resource Hub (Check back for status)
Carolina Reid, Professor City and Regional Planning
(1) Terner Center for Housing Innovation (Open)

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Sally Thompson, Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering
(1) Building scale models to test a new hydrologic theory for overland flow (Open)

Classics

Todd Hickey, Professor Classics
(1) Research projects at the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri (Open)
Donald J. Mastronarde, Professor Classics
(1) Editing the Scholia to Euripides (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Gaspar Stiblinus's edition of Euripides (1562) (Full- no new appr needed)
J. Theodore (Ted) Peña, Professor Classics
(1) The Palatine East Pottery Project (Full- no new appr needed)
Kim Shelton, Professor Classics
(1) Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology, Database and Archive (Open)
(2) Petsas House: archaeological excavation and research in Mycenae, Greece (Open)

Cognitive Science

Michael Ranney, Professor Cognitive Science
(1) Reasoning About Global Warming, Climate Change, (and Evolution,) and Numbers (Open)

College Writing Programs

Patricia Steenland, Lecturer College Writing Programs
(1) Reconstructing California Tribal Cultures and Identities (Full- no new appr needed)

Comparative Literature

Timothy Hampton, Professor Comparative Literature
(1) Humanities Public Affairs Writer (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Humanities Audio Apprentice/Podcast production and editing (Open)
Sophie Volpp, Professor Comparative Literature
(1) Preservation of Rare Books in Republican China/Objects of Western Import in Eighteenth Century China (Open)

Cultural Studies of Sport in Education

Derek Van Rheenen, Professor Cultural Studies of Sport in Education
(1) Unpacking the intersections of sport and society (Open)

Data Sciences, Division of

Cathryn Carson, Professor Data Sciences, Division of
(1) Learning data science (Data Science Education Program) - Student Experience Analytics Team (Open)
Anthony Suen, Data Science Fellow Data Sciences, Division of
(1) Entreprenuership (Open)
(2) Social Impact (Open)
(3) Research (Open)
(4) Infrastructure & Consulting (Open)

Earth and Planetary Science

Bethanie Edwards, Professor Earth and Planetary Science
(1) Lipid Biomarkers of Phytoplankton Stress (Check back for status)
(2) Natural Products of Diatoms (Check back for status)
Michael Manga, Professor Earth and Planetary Science
(1) Monitoring California's volcanoes through their hydrology (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Imaging magma under California volcanoes with seismic attenuation (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Examining Mars geology for signatures of past Martian moons (Check back for status)
(4) Imaging deforming magma (Full- no new appr needed)
David Romps, Professor Earth and Planetary Science
(1) Flying a tethered balloon to study atmospheric physics (Open)
(2) Climate Change in the News (Open)
Nicholas Swanson-Hysell, Professor Earth and Planetary Science
(1) Investigating Plate Tectonics 2.2 Billion Years Ago (Full- no new appr needed)

Economics

Clair Brown, Professor Economics
(1) Creating a Modern, Sustainable, Caring Economy (up to 3 students) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) CoolClimate Network Data Science Project (up to 5 students) (Open)
(3) Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) for California (2 students) (Check back for status)
Stefano DellaVigna, Professor Economics
(1) Early-Stage Research in Behavioral Economics and Applied Micro (Open)
Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Professor Economics
(1) Effects of government spending shocks on local economy (Check back for status)
Ulrike Malmendier, Professor Economics
(1) Research in Behavioral Economics and Behavioral Finance (Open)
(2) (Ancient) Law and its Role for Financial and Economic Development (Or: Business Corporations in the Roman Republic) (Open)

Education

Dor Abrahamson, Professor Education
(1) Debugging Failure: Fostering Youth Academic Resilience in Computer Science (Open)
Patricia Baquedano-Lopez, Professor Education
(1) Education and Immigration of Indigenous Students : Yucatan and San Francisco (Open)
(2)  On Becoming Multilingual: Children's Worlds and Words - Textbook design and production project (Open)
(3) Transnational Processes and Practices of Return Migration: Maya Families from Yucatan across Borders and Generations (Open)
Tolani Britton, Professor Education
(1) Does Demographic Matching for High School College Counselors and Students Impact College Access and Success? (Open)
Kris Gutierrez, Professor Education
(1) The Everyday New Media Practices of Non-Dominant Families: Examining Connected Learning through joint mediated practices in the home (Open)
Glynda Hull, Professor Education
(1) Reflections on Juvenile Incarceration (Open)
Daniel Perlstein, Professor Education
(1) High School, The Movie: High School Sports Theme (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Ranney, Professor Education
(1) Reasoning About Global Warming, Climate Change, (and Evolution,) and Numbers (Open)
Tina Trujillo, Professor Education
(1) The Role of Educational Leaders in Oakland’s Policy Landscape (Current Term Now Closed)
Mark Wilson, Professor Education
(1) Software Quality Assurance Engineer (3 positions) (Check back for status)
(2) Technical user manual Writer (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Market research Intern (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Supporting Scientific Practices in Elementary and Middle School Classrooms (Full- no new appr needed)

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Pieter Abbeel, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Deep Learning and Robotics (Open)
(2) Let's build some robots! (Open)
(3) Virtual Reality for Robot Tele-op (Full- no new appr needed)
Brian A. Barsky, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Aberration Compensated Displays for Personalized Vision Correction (Open)
Jennifer Bussell, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) The Daily Life of Indian Politicians - Shadowing as a Tool for Medium-N Research (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Multi-party Politics and Cabinet Formation in India (Open)
(3) The Political Economy of Textiles in India (Open)
Laurent El Ghaoui, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Deep learning for text (Check back for status)
Jerome Feldman, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Natural Language Understanding and Applications (Open)
Gerald Friedland, Adjunct Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Learning Multimodal Joint Representation from Multimedia Big Data (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Machine Learning, Physics and Information Theory (Check back for status)
Randy Katz, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) CellMate: A Responsive and Accurate Vision-based Appliance Identification System (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Social Games for Sustainability in Transportation (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Serverless Machine Learning (Open)
(4) RISEing emission (Check back for status)
Galateia Kazakia, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Bone structure and composition: a microCT and microFTIR study (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Investigating bone structure in clinical cohorts: biomedical image processing (Check back for status)
Sergey Levine, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Deep Robotic Learning and Reinforcement Learning (Open)
(2) Experimental Robotic Learning (Open)
Priya Moorjani, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Using machine learning for chromosome ancestry painting in human populations (Open)
(2) Evolution of mutation rate across primates (Open)
Sayeef Salahuddin, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Spin Transfer torque Devices as an emerging non volatile memory technology (Check back for status)
(2) Negative Capacitance for Ultra Low Power MOSFETs (Check back for status)
(3) Algorithms and Hardware for Next Generation AI (Check back for status)
Carlo Sequin, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Modeling Geometrical Sculptures. (Closed for Spring 2019) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Assist in the Development of NOME : Add new geometry modules. (Open)
(3) Pixel-Array Generators in OpenProcessing (Open)
(4) Combined Probabilistic and Greedy Search in the Context of Modular Assemblies. (In wrap-up mode. Closed for new applicants.) (Full- no new appr needed)
Dawn Song, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Open-Source secure hardware enclaves on RISC-V (Open)
(2) New techniques and applications in deep-learning and machine learning for security (Open)
(3) Artificial Intelligence for Data Science (Open)
(4) Blockchain and smart contracts (Open)

Emma Goldman Papers

Candace Falk, Director Emma Goldman Papers
(1) The Historical Research and participation in the publication process for Emma Goldman Documentary Book Edition (Open)

Energy and Resources

David Anthoff, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Software for the economic evaluation of climate policy (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Data science software stack for julia (Open)
John Harte, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Advancing and testing ecological theory (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Microclimate & conifer seedling establishment at multiple spatial scales (Full- no new appr needed)
Daniel Kammen, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Electric Systems Modeling in Multiple Scales for High Performance Computing (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) [Project 2A] Graphical User Interface for Energy Modeling -------------- [Project 2B] Evaluating Air Quality with Big Data (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Carbon Footprint Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Sustainable Energy and Localized Futures (SELF) - regional energy resource capacity assessment (distributed generation, micro-grids, integration and equity) (Full- no new appr needed)
Isha Ray, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Investigating drinking water quality in China and exploring water and environmental justice (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Feasibility of waste to charcoal analysis (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Heat Transfer modeling of solar treatment of human feces (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Water Affordability in California's Human Right to Water (Check back for status)

English

Donna Jones, Professor English
(1) The Poetics of Pessimism (Full- no new appr needed)
Bryan Wagner, Professor English
(1) Online Descriptive Catalog for Historical Records in Pointe Coupee, Louisiana (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Translating Slave Testimonies from French (Open)
(3) Data Processing for Louisiana Slave Conspiracies Digital Mapping Project (Open)
(4) Transcribe Louisiana Colonial Documents (Open)

Environmental Design Archives

Chris Marino, Curator Environmental Design Archives
(1) Collections Apprenticeship (Open)
(2) Exhibitions Apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)

Environmental Science, Policy and Management

Rodrigo Almeida, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Epidemiology of Xylella fastidiosa in grapevines (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Looking for multipartite viruses (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Determinants of Xylella fastidiosa host specificity (Full- no new appr needed)
Thomas Azwell, Project Scientist Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Deploying autonomous surface vessels to advance environmental health monitoring and data collection in oceans (Open)
(2) Environmental remediation and restoration in China (Open)
(3) Film, TV, and Music production (Open)
James Bartolome, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Estimating carbon in mosaics of grasslands and shrublands using Ecological Site Descriptions (Full- no new appr needed)
Carl Boettiger, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Data science approaches to ecological forecasting and decision making (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Data Science Software Development with Applications to Ecology and Environmental Science (Full- no new appr needed)
Tim Bowles, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Understanding on-farm soil health (Open)
Justin Brashares, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Environmental Impacts of Cannabis Legalization (Open)
(2) Hunting and cultural dimensions of the bearded pig in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Wildlife ecology in human dominated landscapes: deer and other large mammals in Mendocino County (Check back for status)
(4) Multidisciplinary Mapping: Human-carnivore conflict and carnivore movement in Rift Valley, Kenya (Open)
Kathryn De Master, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Does the “food movement” include farmers and ranchers? (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Surveying California Farmers on Food Safety and Environmental Conservation Practices (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Berkeley Cultural Cookbooks Project (Full- no new appr needed)
Perry de Valpine, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Open source software development in R and C++ (Open)
Gordon Frankie, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) California Native Bees in Bay Area School Gardens (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Monitoring the Manipulation: Creating Native Bee Habitat in California Orchards (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) California Statewide Urban Native Bee Survey (Full- no new appr needed)
Rosemary Gillespie, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Dimensions In Biodiversity: Morphological and Molecular Genetic and Ecological Approaches to Community Assembly in Hawaiian Spiders and Insects (Open)
(2) Chemical Recognition Cues in an Adaptive Radiation of Hawaiian Spiders (Open)
(3) Inferring diet preference in fanged frogs of Sulawesi using molecular gut content analysis (Open)
(4) Functional evolution of spider webs on the biodiversity hotspot of Sulawesi, Indonesia (Open)
Alastair Iles, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Building Equitable and Inclusive Food Systems at UC Berkeley: Foodscape Mapping Project Policy Advocacy (Open)
(2) Web Mapping Access to Farmland for Beginning Farmers in the California Central Coast: Front and back-end development. (Open)
(3) Mechanization in Farming: The Consequences of Replacing Human Labor with Machinery (Full- no new appr needed)
Claire Kremen, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Insect Diversity in Agroecology Internship (Check back for status)
(2)  Agroforestry and Biodiversity: a meta-analysis (Open)
(3) Below- and aboveground connections in pollination (Check back for status)
(4) Amphibian Acoustics: Implications for Tropical Conservation (Check back for status)
Luke Macaulay, Cooperative Extension Specialist Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Evaluation of State Incentive Programs for Habitat Management on Private Land (Open)
(2) Wildlife damage compensation programs in the U.S. (Open)
(3) Rangeland Ecology: Riparian birds, cattle grazing, and feral pig activity in riparian areas (Open)
Patina Mendez, Lecturer Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Species distribution modeling with Caddisflies (Check back for status)
(2) Freshwater aquatic insects of Strawberry Creek (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Museum Studies of Trichoptera (Caddisflies) (Check back for status)
(4) Aquatic Insects of Intermittent Streams (Check back for status)
Céline Pallud, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Biotic and abiotic oxidation of selenium nanoparticles (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Comparing the effects of chemical and organic fertilization on soil quality and plant yield in tomato cropping systems (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Phytoremediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Soils (Open)
(4) Managing soil to control water quality in subalpine wetlands (Full- no new appr needed)
Nancy Peluso, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Queer Ecology: Tracing Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Media Representations of Animal Behavior Science (Full- no new appr needed)
Matthew Potts, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Predictive modeling of soil organic carbon stocks in mangroves of the Americas (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Wasting Food in Households: Linking Attitudes, Behaviors, Context, and Culture with Food Waste Generation (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Using bioindicators to assess mercury contamination and transfer from small-scale gold mining in the Peruvian Amazon (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Loss of Borneo’s great nomad? Understanding spatial genetic structure of the bearded pig and implications for its conservation in fragmented rainforests (Full- no new appr needed)
George Roderick, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Insect and spider ecology and evolution (Open)
(2) Insect and spider invasions: US and China (Open)
(3) Arthropods and the fate of root carbon in the rhizophere (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Arthropod biodiversity of islands of French Polynesia and Hawaii (Open)
Paul Rogé, Staff Researcher Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Edible insect rearing in urban environments (Open)
Erica Rosenblum, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Measuring the evolutionary responses of mammal communities to climate change (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Landscape genetics of Panamanian amphibian species (Open)
(3) Lizard exclusion and trophic cascades in a desert dune community (Open)
Albert Ruhi Vidal, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Responses of aquatic biodiversity to Strawberry Creek’s restoration (Open)
(2) Design and assembly of an experimental stream system (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Effects of climate change on Sierra Nevada stream food webs (Open)
Jennifer Sowerwine, Cooperative Extension Specialist Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Sustainable Urban Farming Video Project for East Bay Farms (Open)
(2) FFAR-BFI Research Investigation of East Bay Urban Agriculture (Open)
Ian Wang, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Landscape Genetics of California Salamanders (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Simulating genomes on landscapes (Full- no new appr needed)
Kipling Will, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(2) Effects of fire on arthropod communities in the Mount Diablo range (Open)
(3) Visualizing the genes behind bombardier beetles' chemical explosiveness using gland whole mount fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) (Full- no new appr needed)

Essig Museum of Entomology

Peter Oboyski, Sr. Museum Scientist Essig Museum of Entomology
(1) Insect Museum Docent (tour leader) (Open)
(2) Insect and spider survey of Sulawesi (Indonesia) (Open)
(3) Habitat restoration to promote native insects (Open)
(4) Walkingstick insect colony wranglers (Open)

Ethnic Studies and Center for Latino Policy Research

David Montejano, Professor Ethnic Studies and Center for Latino Policy Research
(1) From Southern Plantation to Northern Mill, or, Traveling Along the Cotton Trail during the American Civil War (Open)
(2) Immigration Watch: An Ongoing Review of Important Immigration News (Full- no new appr needed)

Ethnic Studies

Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Professor Ethnic Studies
(1) Unsettling Domesticity: Native Women and U.S. Indian Policy in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1920-1940 (Full- no new appr needed)

Folklore Program

Folklore Archivist, Archivist Folklore Program
(1) Folklore Archive URAP (Check back for status)

French

Carla Shapreau, Lecturer French
(1) Music Material Culture and Nazi-Era Losses (Open)

Gender and Women's Studies

Peidong Sun, Scholar-in-residence Gender and Women's Studies
(1) The Politics of Resentment: Cyber-unpatriotism of Millennials in China/ Japan/Korea (Open)
(2) Personal Reading under Authoritarianism Regimes: A Global View (Open)

Geography

Jake Kosek, Professor Geography
(1) Archival research on the history of maritime labor and technology in California (Check back for status)
Laurel Larsen, Professor Geography
(1) Modeling the coevolution of vegetation and landforms on floodplains (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Influence of coastal marshes on sedimentation (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Improved forecasting of river flow (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Past Forward: lessons from historical ecology for ecosystem conservation and restoration (Open)
Robert Rhew, Professor Geography
(1) Soils and atmospheric chemistry (Open)
(2) Air quality measurements using laser based instrument (Open)
(3) Mapping air toxics (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Climate change in the eastern Sierra (Full- no new appr needed)
Nathan Sayre, Professor Geography
(1) Exploring Climate Extremes in California: the Mega-flood and Drought of 1861-1865 (Open)
(2) In the shadow of the wolf: human-wildlife conflict and land use politics in the New West (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Building a GIS of western coastal and marine India (Check back for status)
Dave Wahl, Assistant Adjunct Professor Geography
(1) Developing the Use of Fossil Pollen as a Geochronology Tool (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Digitizing the UC Museum of Paleontology’s Pollen Reference Collection (Open)

German

Jeroen Dewulf, Professor German
(1) European Studies Research Assistant (Open)
Deniz Göktürk, Professor German
(1) Multicultural Germany Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) New Media and Spectatorship (Full- no new appr needed)
Carla Shapreau, Lecturer German
(1) Music Material Culture and Nazi-Era Losses (Open)

Globalization and Information Technology,Berkeley Center for (IGS)

Michel Laguerre, Professor Globalization and Information Technology,Berkeley Center for (IGS)
(1) Digital-Neighborhood Surveillance (Open)

Health Research for Action

Carrie Graham, Senior Research Associate Health Research for Action
(1) Health Care Reform in California: Evaluation of California's Dual (Medicare/Medicaid) Financial Alignment Demonstration (Open)
(2) Moving Towards Uniform Statewide Reporting: Evaluating California Adult Protective Services’ Readiness to Participate in the National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (Full- no new appr needed)

Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Leslie Freund, Collections Manager Hearst Museum of Anthropology
(1) Collections Apprenticeship (Check back for status)
(2) North American Collections Apprenticeship (Open)
(3) Zooarchaeological Resources Survey (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Zooarchaeological Assemblages Preliminary Analysis (Full- no new appr needed)
Benjamin Porter, Professor Hearst Museum of Anthropology
(1) Encouraging Deep Learning about Culture at the Hearst Museum of Anthropology: Studies of Our Visitors and Surrounding Community (Open)
(2) Marketing and Design Apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Registration Apprenticeship (Open)

History

Candace Falk, Director History
(1) The Historical Research and participation in the publication process for Emma Goldman Documentary Book Edition (Open)
Elizabeth Honig, Professor History
(1) Brueg(h)el Family Research Websites: Pieter Bruegel (Check back for status)
(2) Living/Lodging/Dwelling in Renaissance England (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Rubens bibliography (Open)
(4) Poster for DH Faire: Humanists on the Move (Full- no new appr needed)

Human Rights Center

Alexa Koenig, Executive Director Human Rights Center
(1) Human Rights Digital Archive (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Open Source Investigations for Human Rights Research and Reporting: Book Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) The Sports Page Project (Full- no new appr needed)
Félim McMahon, Director Human Rights Center
(1) Human Rights Investigations Lab (Check back for status)

France-Berkeley Fund

Larry Hyman, Professor France-Berkeley Fund
(1) Research Apprenticeship in International Grant Program Coordination (Open)

Information, School of

David Bamman, Professor Information, School of
(1) Machine learning for the computational humanities (Open)
Joshua Blumenstock, Professor Information, School of
(1) Using fair machine learning to measure the welfare impacts of mobile banking in Africa (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Using "Big" Mobile Phone Data to Visualize Patterns of Mobility in Afghanistan (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Understanding the spread of opium trade, the rise and fall of Taliban, migration patterns of refugees, and other local events in Afghanistan (Full- no new appr needed)
Zachary Pardos, Professor Information, School of
(1) Supporting undergraduate decision making with big data and adaptive technologies (Open)

Institute for Research on Labor and Employment

Yu-Ling Chang, Professor Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) The Gendered Effects of Unemployment Insurance Modernization Provisions (Full- no new appr needed)
David Harding, Professor Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) Probing the limits of criminal record stigma: audit studies of the job market for college graduates. (Full- no new appr needed)
Erin Kerrison, Professor Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) Understanding “Us vs Them” Attitudes, Police Officer Wellness, and Public Safety (Full- no new appr needed)
Amy Lerman, Professor Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) The Promise and Practice of Prison Education (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) How Do U.S. Presidents Talk About Government? (Open)
Harpreet Mangat-Zoglauer, Education Program Manager Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) Undocumented Non-DACA Students and Employment Prospects (Full- no new appr needed)
Daniel Schneider, Professor Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) Investigating the Shift Towards Outside CEO Hires in the United States (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Schedule Instability and Unpredictability and Worker and Family Health and Wellbeing (Full- no new appr needed)
Sandra Smith, Professor Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) The Forced Removal of Blacks from Napa: A Documentary Film Project (Open)
(2) The Difference a Day Makes: How Pretrial Detention Affects Individuals' Lives in the Short- and Long-Term (Open)
Keiko Yamanaka, Lecturer Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) Immigration Policy, Immigrant Community and Civil Society in Japan and Korea (Full- no new appr needed)

Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

Jacqueline Adams, Project Scientist Institute for the Study of Societal Issues
(1) Fleeing from Genocide: Jewish Refugees' Flight from Nazi Persecution and the Holocaust. (Open)

Department of Music

Carla Shapreau, Lecturer Department of Music
(1) Music Material Culture and Nazi-Era Losses (Open)

Integrative Biology

David Ackerly, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Forest responses to climate change in Northern California (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Phenology dynamics in California grassland communities (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Plants on the move: data science, population genetics, and pollen dispersal (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Genetic architecture and phenotypic variation in blue oaks (Full- no new appr needed)
Doris Bachtrog, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) The role of sex chromosomes in aging: does the Y chromosome contribute to a shorter male lifespan? (Check back for status)
(2) The genetics of behavioral isolation in Drosophila (Check back for status)
(3) Mechanisms and evolution of heterochromatin formation in early development (Check back for status)
(4) Speciation genetics and evolution of reproductive incompatibilities in Drosophila (Check back for status)
Bruce Baldwin, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Phylogenomics and cryptic diversity in parasitic Orobanche (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Biogeography and taxonomy of flax (Linum: Linaceae) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Computational evolutionary biology / phylogenetic modeling (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Evolutionary ecology of the rock daisies (Peritylinae; Asteraceae). (Open)
Rauri Bowie, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Determining what factors influence the microbiome of wild populations of birds (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Molecular and Morphology Adaptation of Savanna Sparrows to Tidal Marshes (Open)
(3) DNA sequencing to investigate bird diversification and the role of pathogens in modulating biodiversity (Open)
(4) Architectural Innovation and Evolution of Weaverbird Nests (Open)
George A. Brooks, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Aging Research, Project 1: Center for Research and Education on Aging (CREA) Research Projects (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Exercise Metabolism, Project 2: Stable Isotopes in the Study of Metabolism (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Exercise Metabolism, Project 3: Regulation of Muscle Cell Membrane Lactate Transporter Protein Expression (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Project 4: Metabolic Adaptions following Traumatic Brain Injury (Full- no new appr needed)
Roy Caldwell, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Behavior of Stomatopod Crustaceans (Open)
(2) The development and early behavior of octopuses. (Open)
Robert Dudley, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) How do hummingbirds breathe, drink, and fly at the same time? (Open)
(2) A Global Estimate for Insect Biomass (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) How do arboreal lizards glide? (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Hummingbird Flight Performance in the Tropics (Open)
Christie Ferrecchia, DVM, Integrative Biology Integrative Biology
(1) Apprenticeship in Laboratory Animal Medicine with Veterinary Staff (Full- no new appr needed)
Paul Fine, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Molecular phylogenetics of Protium (Burseraceae) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Molecular phylogenetics and phylogeography of the beaked hazelnuts (Corylus cornuta, Betulaceae) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) The role of climate and geology on the phylogenetic beta diversity patterns of Amazonian tree communities (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Identification of tropical trees using drone images (Full- no new appr needed)
Seth Finnegan, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) The Evolution of Mollusk Shell Ornamentation as a Defense against Predation (Open)
(2) Environmental and Ecological Change in Coastal Marine California from the Pleistocene to today (Open)
(3) Effects of the Uplift of the Isthmus of Panama on the Ecology, Evolution, and Extinction of Mollusks (Open)
(4) Which Factors determine Biodiversity and Body Size Patterns in Crustaceans? (Open)
John Huelsenbeck, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) A web-based interface for RevBayes (Open)
Mimi Koehl, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Biomechanics of how organisms interact with their physical environments: How turbulent water flow and waves in the ocean affect marine organisms, how protozoan predators and prey swim and interact, and more... (Open)
Britt Koskella, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) The costs and benefits of using phage cocktails to treat a bacterial plant pathogen (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Experimental evolution of biofilm formation and its impacts on pathogen virulence and bacteria-phage interactions within a plant host (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Tracking bacteria-phage dynamics in a natural tree disease system (Full- no new appr needed)
Eileen Lacey, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Social structure of birds and mammals (Open)
Charles Marshall, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Biogeography and paleoecology of epeiric seaways (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The evolutionary and ecological origins of the Hawaiian flora (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Explaining the bizarre biogeography of cycads (Full- no new appr needed)
Brent Mishler, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) UV Tolerance in Mojave Dryland Mosses (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Spatial phylogenetic diversity in the Mojave National Preserve (Check back for status)
(3) Uncovering the genetic sex of clonal Syntrichia desert mosses (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Presentation of Scientific Findings (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Nachman, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) The genetic basis of speciation in house mice (Open)
(2) Skeletal variation in house mice: do tropical mice have longer tails than temperate mice? (Open)
Mary E. Power, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Food webs in rivers and watersheds/Eyes on the Eel (Check back for status)
(2) Distribution and toxicity of cyanobacteria in rivers of the California North Coast (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Phenology of Stream Food Webs for Juvenile Salmonids in Northern California (Check back for status)
Carl Rothfels, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Phylogeography and Molecular Genomics of a Ethnobotanically Relevant Tuber Crop in the Americas (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Shapira, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) The role of environmentally-acquired gut microbes in host adaptation to environmental stress (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Age-dependent interactions between C. elegans stress signaling and a regulator of longevity (Full- no new appr needed)
Ellen Simms, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Do rhizobia adapt to herbicide exposure? (Open)
(2) Have invasive rhizobia escaped their bacteriophage enemies? (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Genetic mechanisms of flowering time in Ipomoea morning glories (Check back for status)
Wayne Sousa, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Population dynamics of bloom-forming algae in San Francisco Bay (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Effects of non-native plant invasions on the diversity, species composition, and trophic structure of grassland invertebrate assemblages (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Nocturnal transpiration in parasitic plants (Open)
(4) Herbivory and nutrient cycling after chaparral fire (Full- no new appr needed)
Jose Pablo Vazquez-Medina, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Role of lung peroxiredoxin 6 in ferroptosis (Full- no new appr needed)
Noah Whiteman, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Maintenance of Genetic Variation Through Species Interactions (Check back for status)
(2) Multimodal chemosensory reception in herbivorous insects (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Development of the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technique in a Drosophila that attacks plants (Open)
(4) The role of gut bacteria in the evolution of herbivory (Check back for status)
Caroline Williams, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Carry over effects of snow on willow leaf beetles (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Life history trade-offs in the field and the laboratory (Open)
(3) Functional characterization of proteins underlying cold-tolerance in tardigrades (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY OPPORTUNITY: De novo protein modeling & evolutionary analysis of gene families underlying tardigrade stress-tolerance (Full- no new appr needed)

International and Area Studies

Tiffany Page, Lecturer International and Area Studies
(1) Employment and Unionization Patterns of Contingent Faculty in Higher Education (Open)

International Studies, Institute of

Christine Trost, Associate Director International Studies, Institute of
(1) Mobilizing the Right: A Study of Rare Audio and Visual Recordings Used for Recruitment and Mobilization in the 1960s (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) FBI FOIA Digitization Project (Full- no new appr needed)

Journalism

Elena Conis, Professor Journalism
(1) Communicating Vaccine Preventable Disease Risks (Open)
(2) Boys, Girls, and the Prevention of Mumps (Full- no new appr needed)

Jurisprudence and Social Policy

Calvin Morrill, Professor Jurisprudence and Social Policy
(1) Politics of Personhood: Child Welfare Agencies and the Growth of Perinatal Protective Policies (Open)

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Anna Livia Brand, Professor Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
(1) Cacophonous Geographies: The Symbolic and Material Landscapes of Race (Full- no new appr needed)
Iryna Dronova, Professor Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
(1) Spatial characteristics of built environment to understand environmental and health impacts of urban sprawl (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Discovering post-restoration ecosysten dynamics of restored wetlands (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Urban bird diversity patterns in the East San Francisco Bay (Full- no new appr needed)

Latin American Studies, Center for

Harley Shaiken, Professor Latin American Studies, Center for
(1) North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta): Challenges and opportunities (Open)
(2) US Labor: new approaches to organizing (Open)

Law

Catherine Albiston, Professor Law
(1) Women in STEM: Evaluating Equity in Faculty Recruitment (Open)
(2) Democracy, Civil Society, and Public Interest Law (Open)
Eric Biber, Professor Law
(1) Getting it Right: Examining the Local Land Use Entitlement Process in California to Inform Policy and Process (Open)
Richard Buxbaum, Professor Law
(1) Postwar Accountability (Open)
Stephanie Campos-Bui, Clinical Teaching Fellow Law
(1) Juvenile Fees Research and Advocacy Support (Full- no new appr needed)
Lauren Edelman, Professor Law
(1) Congressional Views on Disabilities (Full- no new appr needed)
Sean Farhang, Professor Law
(1) Jucicial Opinions from U.S. Court of Appeals on Issues Affecting Access to the Civil Justice System (Open)
(2) The Congressional Choice of Courts versus Agencies to Implement Law (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Media Coverage of the Supreme Court (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Who Governs the Federal Reserve? The Reserve Banks and the Politics of Central Bank Appointments (Full- no new appr needed)
Patrick Heller, Visiting Researcher Law
(1) Oil and Development: National Oil Companies (Check back for status)
Michael Kiparsky, Associate Director Law
(1) Innovation, science, and policy in water resources (Open)
(2) Impacts and adaptation to climate change in California water resources (Full- no new appr needed)
Katerina Linos, Professor Law
(1) Digital Refuge: Examining Online Refugee Communities in Europe (Open)
Kristin Luker, Professor Law
(1) The History of Contraception and Abortion in the United States (Open)
Tejas Narechania, Professor Law
(1) Machine Learning and Regulation (Open)
David Oppenheimer, Professor Law
(1) The transformation of affirmative action in the United States, from remedy to diversity management. (Full- no new appr needed)
Victoria Plaut, Professor Law
(1) Mitigating the Double Bind in Computer Science: A Sociocultural Narrative Intervention (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Examining Reactions to University Inclusion Policies and Their Social and Legal Contexts (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Equity and Diversity Language in Job Advertisements (Open)

Legal Studies

James Rule, Lecturer Legal Studies
(1) Research for book Taking Privacy Seriously (Open)

Linguistics

Ronelle Alexander, Professor Linguistics
(1) Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition (Open)
Peter Jenks, Professor Linguistics
(1) Moro orthography development: Grammar and texts (Check back for status)
Lev Michael, Professor Linguistics
(1) Arawakan Comparative Linguistics: Phylogenetics and Reconstruction (Open)
Eve Sweetser, Professor Linguistics
(1) Co-speech gestures accompanying use of conditionals and modals (Open)
(2) Integrated metaphor description project - metaphors for cancer and cancer treatment. (Open)

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Francesco Spagnolo, Curator Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
(1) The Jewish World and the #DigitalHumanities | The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (Open)
(2) Digital Bridges: (In)Visible Archives and Public Repertoires | The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (Open)
(3) A Diaspora of Postcards: Documenting the Postcard Collection of The Magnes (Open)
(4) Vanished no more: Giant of photography Roman Vishniac at The Magnes (Open)

Mathematics

Rainer Sachs, Professor Mathematics
(1) Modeling cancer risk for astronauts on Mars missions or other extended voyages above low earth orbit. (Open)
(2) Applications of synergy theory (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Studying Chromosome Aberrations (CA) Due to Galactic Cosmic Rays (Open)

Mechanical Engineering

Alice Agogino, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) Squishy Robotics: Rapidly Deployable Mobile Sensing Robots for Disaster Rescue, Remote Monitoring and Space Exploration (Check back for status)
(2) Beyond Hands: Human-Centered Design Prosthetics for Music (Check back for status)
(3) Design for the Future: 3 Projects Available: (1) theDesignExchange, (2) Autonomous Vehicles, (3) Cyber-Security (Check back for status)
(4) Laika and Belka: Quadruped Robots with Actuated Tensegrity Spines (Check back for status)
Reza Alam, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) Experimental development of an innovative ocean wave energy converter - the UC Berkeley Wave Carpet (Open)
(2) Design and fabrication of a swimming robot in highly viscous fluids (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Developing a noise-map for the city of Berkeley (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Near-Isothermal Compressed Air Energy Storage System (Open)
Simo Makiharju, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) Air-water flows (Open)

Media Studies

Jean Retzinger, Academic Coordinator Media Studies
(1) Over Easy: Marketing Culinary Convenience in Breakfast Foods (Full- no new appr needed)

Middle Eastern Studies, Center for

Emily Gottreich, Professor Middle Eastern Studies, Center for
(1) Center for Middle Eastern Studies Undergraduate Advisory Committee (Open)
(2) Center for Middle Eastern Studies Design and Communications Apprentice (Open)
(3) Center for Middle Eastern Studies Virtual Exchange Project Apprentice (Open)

Molecular and Cell Biology

David Bilder, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Molecular Mechanisms of Tissue Morphogenesis in the Drosophila Ovary (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Planar Cell Polarity in the Drosophila Follicle (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Tumor-host interactions in Drosophila melanogaster (Open)
Abby Dernburg, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
Richard Harland, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Tadpole from head to tail: Establishment of the AP axis and formation of the nervous system, in Xenopus (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Biological Sciences - Breakthroughs Research Assistant (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) A screen for genes that control shape change in the embryo (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Determining the possible functions of sleep in the jellyfish Cassiopea (Full- no new appr needed)
Lin He, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Characterizing the Potential Roles of Retrotransposons in Murine Preimplantation Development and Stem Cell Potency (Open)
(2) The Role of Retrotransposon Activity in Preimplantation Embryo Development (Full- no new appr needed)
James Hurley, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Protein crystallography and molecular mechanisms of autophagy and HIV (Open)
John Kuriyan, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Molecular mechanism for the regulation of activation in calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II (CaMKII) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Molecular Dynamics Simulation in Structure-Function Studies of T Cell Signaling (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Structural and functional studies of Son of Sevenless protein from choanoflagellate (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Activation of the EGF receptor: Structural coupling through the transmembrane helix to release inhibition at the membrane (Full- no new appr needed)
Craig Miller, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Genetic analysis of head skeletal evolution (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Developmental biology of tooth regeneration (Open)
Eva Nogales, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(3) Structure-function studies of transportation initiation complexes using biochemistry and cryo-electron microscopy (Check back for status)
Steven Brenner, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Global human gene expression regulation by nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (computational biology). (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Analysis of human whole exome sequencing data to identify causative variants in newborn screening for primary immunodeficiencies (computational biology) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Full- no new appr needed)
Kristin Scott, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Tracing of Drosophila Gustatory Receptor Neurons in a Whole Brain Electron Microscopy Dataset (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Identification of neurons involved in feeding (Open)
Denis Titov, Assistant Adjunct Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Development and application of genetically encoded tools for manipulation of metabolism in live cells (Open)
(2) Investigation of the mechanism of lifespan extension by calorie restriction using nematode C. elegans (Full- no new appr needed)

Museum of Paleontology

Patricia Holroyd, Senior Museum Scientist Museum of Paleontology
(1) The Past Pacific (Open)
Lisa White, Assistant Director of the UCMP Museum of Paleontology
(1) Museum and Science Journalist (Full- no new appr needed)

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Rauri Bowie, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Determining what factors influence the microbiome of wild populations of birds (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Phenotypic variation within the Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) species complex (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) DNA sequencing to investigate bird diversification and the role of pathogens in modulating biodiversity (Open)
(4) Architectural Innovation and Evolution of Weaverbird Nests (Open)
Carla Cicero, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Advanced Preparation Techniques at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Open)
(2) Geographic Variation in Birds of Western North America (Open)
Chris Conroy, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Genomics of the California vole (Microtus californicus) and related rodents (Open)
(2) Evolution of the Trowbridge shrew (Open)
Michelle Koo, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Biodiversity Informatics and GIS Apprenticeship at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Check back for status)
(2) Communication/ Outreach apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Archival Apprenticeship at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Full- no new appr needed)
Eileen Lacey, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Social structure of birds and mammals (Open)
Michael Nachman, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) The genetic basis of speciation in house mice (Open)
(2) Skeletal variation in house mice: do tropical mice have longer tails than temperate mice? (Open)
Carol Spencer, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Curatorial Apprentice: Exploring Biodiversity, Curation, and Specimen Preparation in Natural History Collections at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Open)
David Wake, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) AmphibiaWeb: An Informatics System for Amphibian Conservation Biology (Check back for status)

Music

Jocelyne Guilbault, Professor Music
(1) “We Jammin’ Still”: Music and Partying in a Time of Violence (Full- no new appr needed)

Near Eastern Studies

Laurie Pearce, Lecturer Near Eastern Studies
(1) Ancient Texts, Modern Tools and Technologies (Open)
(2) Computational Assyriology and Reproducible Research (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Digitizing Ancient Astronomical Texts (Full- no new appr needed)

Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

Mark D'Esposito, Professor Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills
(1) Network mechanisms of cognitive control (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Reorganization of functional brain networks following brain injury (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Neural mechanisms of working memory (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Brain network predictors of cognitive performance and training-related gains (Full- no new appr needed)
John Flannery, Professor Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills
(1) Gene Therapy for Retinal Disease (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Silver, Professor Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills
(1) Effects of exogenous and endogenous attention on crowding (Open)
(2) Prediction’s role in perceptual selection during binocular rivalry (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Cognitive and Brain-state Training (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Neural mechanisms of degraded vision (amblyopia) (Full- no new appr needed)

Nuclear Engineering

Bethany Goldblum, Research Engineer Nuclear Engineering
(1) Neutron Detection for Nuclear Security Applications (Open)
(2) Serious Games: Nuclear Weapons in Alternate Effect Regimes (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Data Analytics for Wireless Sensor Networks (Open)
(4) Nuclear Forensics in Synthetic Urban Debris (Open)

Optometry

Lu Chen, Professor Optometry
(1) Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Blood and Lymphatic Vessel Formation (Full- no new appr needed)
Susana Chung, Professor Optometry
(1) Mechanism underlying visual processing in people with visual impairment (Open)
(2) Plasticity of the visual system following vision loss (Open)
(3) Face and Object Recognition: Normal and Low Vision (Check back for status)
(4) Feature detection and enhancement in peripheral vision (Open)
Suzanne Fleiszig, Professor Optometry
(1) Genetic knockouts of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Fluorescent reporter strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa for monitoring gene expression during corneal infection (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Adsorption of protective glycoprotein (FRIT) from Human tears to contact lens (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Studying the mechanisms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in the cornea (Open)
Xiaohua Gong, Professor Optometry
(1) Molecular genetics and cellular biology of eye development and disease (Open)
Karsten Gronert, Professor Optometry
(1) Role of protective lipid mediators in privileged inflammatory/reparative response of the eye. (Open)
(2) Mass Spectrometry-based lipidomic analysis (Open)
Dennis Levi, Professor Optometry
(1) Mechanisms of normal and amblyopic spatial vision (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Visual depth perception and attentional resources (Open)
(3) Recovery of 3D-depth perception for patients with degraded vision (amblyopia) (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Recovering stereopsis in adults through 3D Virtual Reality perceptual training (Check back for status)
Nancy McNamara, Professor Optometry
(1) The Pathogenesis of Dry Eye in Patients with Autoimmune Disease (Full- no new appr needed)
Teresa Puthussery, Professor Optometry
(1) Studying the impact of photoreceptor degeneration on retinal synapses (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Using a Python-based semi-automated image analysis to classify the output neurons of the human retina (Open)
Michael Silver, Professor Optometry
(1) Effects of exogenous and endogenous attention on crowding (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Prediction’s role in perceptual selection during binocular rivalry (Open)
(3) Cognitive and Brain-state Training (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Neural mechanisms of degraded vision (amblyopia) (Full- no new appr needed)
William Taylor, Professor Optometry
(1) Immunohistochemical analysis of genetically identified inhibitory interneurons in the mammalian retina (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Develop software tools that will help us understand how neurons in the visual system encode natural images (Open)
Christine Wildsoet, Professor Optometry
(1) Why eyes become myopic or short-sighted? Understanding changes in the periphery of the eye during normal and abnormal (e.g., myopic) eye growth. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Myopia development in young guinea pigs and influence of intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering drugs on myopia progression and related pathology. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Why and how to eyes become myopic or short-sighted? (Open)
(4) Do myopes spend less time outdoors and what do they look at - Three projects involving 1) wearable light sensors/activity monitors, 2) digitally recording the visual environment, and 3) assessment of near focussing accuracy and eye movements during reading. (Open)

Oral History Center of UC Berkeley

Roger Eardley-Pryor, Oral History Interviewer Oral History Center of UC Berkeley
(1) Oral History Projects on Environment, Energy, Science and Technology, Climate Change, and Justice (Open)
David Dunham, Project Manager Oral History Center of UC Berkeley
(1) Rosie the Riveter / World War II Home Front Oral History Project (Open)

Physics

Na Ji, Professor Physics
(1) Imaging neural activity in the brain in vivo (Open)
(2) Probing perception and learning in the brain with head-fixed behaving mouse assays (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Developing computational methods for video analysis of animal behavior during a visual learning task. (Open)
Yury Kolomensky, Professor Physics
(1) Particle Identification with a Straw Tracker (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Position Reconstruction with the Mu2e Straw Tracker Prototype (Full- no new appr needed)
Adrian Lee, Professor Physics
(1) Research in Cosmology Instrumentation (Open)
(2) Research in Cosmic Microwave Background at LBNL (Open)
(3) Instrumentation Development for next generation Cosmic Microwave Background experiment at LBNL (Open)
Kam-Biu Luk, Professor Physics
(1) Neutrino Physics (Full- no new appr needed)
Saul Perlmutter, Professor Physics
(1) Pipeline Development for The Nearby Supernova Factory (Check back for status)
Bernard Sadoulet, Professor Physics
(1) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education and Outreach Program Coordination (Check back for status)
(2) Multiplexed Detector Readout System Design For Radio Frequency Cryogenic Dark Matter Detectors (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Development of a Data Acquisition Software for Testing and Monitoring Cryogenic Dark Matter Search Detectors (Check back for status)
Marjorie Shapiro, Professor Physics
(1) Research on Precision Silicon Position Sensors for the LHC and Data Analysis and Simulation Studies for Present and Future Collider Experiments (Open)
(2) Imaging Lost Voices: High Resolution Optical Scanning of Historical Sound Recordings (Open)
(3) Restoration of Early Native American Sound Recordings (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Math and Physical Sciences - Breakthroughs Research Assistant (Full- no new appr needed)
Martin White, Professor Physics
(1) Data Visualization and Quality Assurance for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (Open)

Plant and Microbial Biology

Barbara Baker, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) MicroRNA Regulation of Plant Innate Immunity (Open)
Benjamin Blackman, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Functional Genetics of Sunflower and Monkeyflower (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Genetics of Adaptation to Seasonal Cues in Monkeyflowers (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Natural Variation in Developmental Timing and Morphology in Sunflower (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Genetics of Floral Pigmentation Patterns (Open)
Steven Brenner, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Global human gene expression regulation by nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (computational biology). (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Analysis of human whole exome sequencing data to identify causative variants in newborn screening for primary immunodeficiencies (computational biology) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Full- no new appr needed)
Devin Coleman-Derr, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Drought tolerance mediated through plant-adapted microbial communities (Check back for status)
Sarah Hake, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Developmental Processes In Plants (Open)
(2) CRISPR transgenics in a model grass species (Open)
Jennifer Lewis, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Plant innate immunity in response to bacterial pathogens (Open)
(2) Programming tools to understand plant-pathogen interactions (Full- no new appr needed)
Mary Wildermuth, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Salicylic acid biosynthesis and regulation in Arabidopsis (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Elucidation of host plant and powdery mildew factors controlling powdery mildew growth on Arabidopsis (Open)

Political Science

Vinod Aggarwal, Professor Political Science
(1) Superpower competition; middle powers in a world of superpowers; Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific (Open)
(2) Web Page and Publication Design (Open)
(3) Assistant Managing Editor, Business and Politics (Open)
Christopher Ansell, Professor Political Science
(1) The Post-Socialist European City: Transitions, Variation, and Capacities (Open)
(2) Oversight in the European Union (Open)
Leonardo Arriola, Professor Political Science
(1) African Studies Research Assistant (Open)
(2) Program on Security Institutions and Violent Instability (Police) (Open)
Jennifer Bussell, Professor Political Science
(1) The Daily Life of Indian Politicians - Shadowing as a Tool for Medium-N Research (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Multi-party Politics and Cabinet Formation in India (Open)
(3) The Political Economy of Textiles in India (Open)
Pradeep Chhibber, Professor Political Science
(1) The growing socio-economic disparity and the Indian Democracy (Open)
(2) Can Technology reduce Poverty? Maybe. (Open)
David Collier, Professor Political Science
(1) Critical Junctures and Historical Legacies (Open)
Ruth Collier, Professor Political Science
(1) Creating Partisans: New Political Parties and Social Movements in Latin America (Open)
(2) Work and Politics in the Digital Economy (Full- no new appr needed)
Lowell Dittmer, Professor Political Science
(1) Chinese National Identity (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) China, the US, and the Taiwan Strait Embroilment (Full- no new appr needed)
Thad Dunning, Professor Political Science
(1) Democracy in the era of political disillusionment: is moderation ever strategic for outsiders? (Open)
Taeku Lee, Professor Political Science
(1) How the American Welfare State Created Asian American and Latinx Coalitions (Check back for status)
Aila Matanock, Professor Political Science
(1) Conflict, Crime, and Intervention (Open)
(2) Making Migrations: The Strategic Use of Population Displacement in Civil Conflicts (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Program on Security Institutions and Violent Instability (Constitutional Legal Frameworks) (Open)
Michaela Mattes, Professor Political Science
(1) Program on Security Institutions and Violent Instability (Military) (Open)
(2) Peace Deals as Counterinsurgency: Explaining Variation in Military Power- Sharing (Open)
(3) Apologies in International Politics (Full- no new appr needed)
Jasjeet Sekhon, Professor Political Science
(1) Donor Networks in American Politics (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Developing Machine Learning Algorithms For Causal Inference In Big Data (Check back for status)
Steven Vogel, Professor Political Science
(1) Market Governance in the United States and Japan (Open)

Psychology

Sonia Bishop, Professor Psychology
(1) (1) Biased priors or inference in depressed and anxious individuals? (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Designing an app to tracking influences on anxiety and depression on daily decision making (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Effort based decision-making (Open)
Silvia Bunge, Professor Psychology
(1) The neurocognitive development of reasoning and memory: a simultaneous eyetracking and fMRI investigation. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Reasoning and memory (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Neurocognitive development of precision and variability in visual working memory (Open)
Joseph Campos, Professor Psychology
(1) Activity and Psychological Development (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Infant Responding to Discrete Emotions (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Infant walking and psychological development (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Functional consequences of emotional expressions (Full- no new appr needed)
Dana Carney, Professor Psychology
(1) Self-Control and Status; Politics, Race, and Political Correctness; Socioeconomic Status and World View (Open)
(2) Empathy, Power and Status, Prejudice, Workplace Phenomena, and Non Verbal Behavior (Open)
(3) Classical Condition and Behavioral Nudges (Open)
(4) Thin Slices; Truth and Lies; Groups; Narcissism (Open)
Anne Collins, Professor Psychology
(1) Learning and generalization (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Working memory and reward-based learning during adolescence (Open)
(3) Measuring and modeling working memory and reward-based learning (Open)
(4) The neural correlates of structure learning (Open)
Alison Gopnik, Professor Psychology
(1) Cognitive Development and Artificial Intelligence (Open)
(2) Cognitive Development Research on Causal Reasoning, Relational Understanding, Imitation, and Imaginative Play (Open)
(3) Causal Attribution or Understanding Metaphors in Causal Contexts (Open)
(4) Exploratory Decision-Making Across Development or Counterfactual Reasoning and Pretend Play (Open)
Richard Ivry, Professor Psychology
(1) Sensorimotor coordination in healthy and neurologically impaired humans (Open)
(2) Developing new technologies and games to study sensorimotor coordination and learning (Open)
Sheri Johnson, Professor Psychology
(1) Creativity, learning, and decision making in bipolar disorder (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Learn to conduct fMRI scans (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Behavior and Mental Health (Open)
(4) Anger Intervention Study (Full- no new appr needed)
Ann Kring, Professor Psychology
(1) Motivation and Emotional Expression in Schizophrenia (Full- no new appr needed)
Don Moore, Professor Psychology
(1) Debiasing Probability Forecasts - The Limitations of Hindsight (Open)
(2) The World of Bias in Decision Making (Open)
(3) The Many Faces of Overconfidence (Accuracy Lab) (Open)
Jason Okonofua, Professor Psychology
(1) Perspectives Experience Program (Open)
Mahesh Srinivasan, Professor Psychology
(1) Research on Children's Linguistic and Cognitive Development (Open)
(2) Analysis of Cross-cultural Research (Hindi) (Open)
(3) Trajectories of Linguistic Complexity in Child- and Adult-directed Speech (Open)
(4) Computational Modeling of Child Language (Open)
Frederic Theunissen, Professor Psychology
(4) Perception of Communication Calls in the Zebra Finch (Open)
David Whitney, Professor Psychology
(1) Behavioral and fMRI experiments of emotion perception with dynamic videos (Open)
(2) Eye movement behavior during autonomous vehicle-human interaction. (Open)
(3) Individual Difference in Object Localization (Open)
(4) Individual differences in holistic perception of faces (Open)
Fei Xu, Professor Psychology
(1) Research on Infants' and Children's Cognitive Development (Open)
Qing Zhou, Professor Psychology
(1) Language, Emotion, and Development Project (Psychology Department, Zhou Culture and Family Study Lab, UC-Berkeley) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Kids and Family Project: A Longitudinal Study on Socio-emotional and Academic Development of Chinese American Children in Immigrant Families (Full- no new appr needed)

Public Health

Lisa Barcellos, Professor Public Health
(1) Genetic, epigenetic and environmental exposure studies in autoimmune disease (Check back for status)
(2) Identifying regulatory networks and potential targets of myopia using genome-wide expression profiling data (Full- no new appr needed)
Gertrude C. Buehring, Professor Public Health
(1) Investigation of a possible viral etiology of breast cancer (Full- no new appr needed)
Binh Diep, Professor Public Health
(1) Novel Immunotherapies for Treatment of Invasive Staphylococcal Infections (Open)
Lia Fernald, Professor Public Health
(1) Literature Review on Fatherhood & Kinship Support Programs (Open)
(2) Coding Transcripts in Spanish on Mother, Father, and Grandparent Involvement with Children (Check back for status)
(3) Common Application Software (CAS) India (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Child Development in Bangladesh (Full- no new appr needed)
Brent Fulton, Associate Director Public Health
(1) Identifying Patients Hospitalized with Infectious Diseases Who are Most Likely to Benefit from an Advanced Diagnostic Test (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Examination of Medicare Accountable Care Organizations and Hospitals in Rural Areas (Open)
Jay Graham, Professor Public Health
(1) Pharmaceutical Industry and Antimicrobial Resistance Research: A Historical Analysis of Industry Documents (Open)
(2) A Systematic Review of Small-Scale Food Animal Production and Antimicrobial Resistance (Open)
Rohini Haar, Visiting Professor Public Health
(1) Documenting Torture and Abuse among Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh (Open)
(2) Attacks on Health in Conflict: A Historical Analysis (Open)
(3) Ethics in Humanitarian Health Research (Open)

Public Health; Div of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology

Eva Harris, Professor Public Health; Div of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology
(1) Protection from dengue pathogenesis mediated by anti-NS1 antibodies (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Investigating Molecular Determinants of Flavivirus NS1 pathogenesis (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Investigating molecular mechanisms of dengue virus NS1 disruption of the glycocalyx-like layer of human endothelial cells (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Dengue Virus Nonstructural Protein 1 (NS1) Increases Endothelial Permeability in Vitro: Deciphering the Role of Intercellular Junction Proteins (Full- no new appr needed)

Public Health

Denise Herd, Professor Public Health
(1) Changes in the Portrayal of Gender and Sexuality in Rap Music (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Racial Differences in Trends of Marijuana Use (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Changes in Alcohol Use in Hispanic Youth (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) The Role of Alcohol, Racial Differences in US Coming of Age Movies (Full- no new appr needed)
Susan Ivey, Professor Public Health
(1) Quality Improvement project to conduct a needs assessment around use of PrEP and PEP in the City of Berkeley Reproductive and Sexual Health Clinic (Open)
(2) Colorectal cancer screening among South Asians in the Bay Area (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Health coaching for people with uncontrolled hypertension - helping with lifestyle change and medication adherence (Open)
Joseph Lewnard, Professor Public Health
(1) Antimicrobial resistance in vaccine-preventable enteric pathogens (Open)
(2) Beta lactam resistance in Haemophilus influenzae (Open)
Fenyong Liu, Professor Public Health
(1) Studies of Nucleic Acid-based Agents for Inhibition of Viral Replication (Open)
Kristine Madsen, Professor Public Health
(1) Targeted approaches to reduce obesity and improve population health: policy, community, and economic driven solutions (Open)
(2) Technology and Design Innovation to Support 21st Century School Nutrition SFUSD and UC Berkeley (Full- no new appr needed)
Amani Nuru-Jeter, Professor Public Health
(1) How do White and African American Women Experience Racial Discrimination: A Qualitative Inquiry (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The Use of Race and Socioeconomic Position as Variables in Public Health an Epidemiologic Research: A Systematic Review (Full- no new appr needed)
Daniel Perlman, Director Public Health
(1) Women’s Empowerment and Resilience in Rural Niger: An Ethnographic Study(Open)
Ndola Prata, Professor Public Health
(1) Rwanda Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health Integration Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) E4D in West Africa (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Medication abortion at California’s public university student health centers (Open)
Justin Remais, Professor Public Health
(1) Understanding environmental change and infectious diseases in developing countries (Open)
(2) Understanding how agrochemicals influence the transmission of global parasitic diseases (Open)

Health Policy and Management

Hector Rodriguez, Professor Health Policy and Management
(1) Organizational and Market Influences on Hospital Gaming to Avoid Penalties in Medicare's Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Addressing Social Inequities in Health in California through Nonprofit Hospital Community Benefit Investments (Full- no new appr needed)

Public Health

Marieka Schotland, Executive Director Public Health
(1) Innovations for Youth (i4Y): Youth Equity Scholars (Full- no new appr needed)
George Sensabaugh, Professor Public Health
(1) Characterization of genomic relationships between two outlier strains classified as Staphylococcus saprophyticus and strains in the main S. saprophyticus species cluster (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Investigation of recombination patterns between relic strains and contemporary strains of Staphylococcus chromogenes. (Full- no new appr needed)
Claire Snell-Rood, Professor Public Health
(1) Do state-wide interventions to expand medication-assisted treatment for patients with opioid use disorder help rural patients with co-occurring disorders? (Check back for status)
(2) Advancing California Community Health Workers: A Mixed Methods Analysis of California Asthma CHW Programs (Full- no new appr needed)
Karen Sokal-Gutierrez, Professor Public Health
(1) Hasilo Nepal: Children's Oral Health and Nutrition in Nepal (Full- no new appr needed)
Winston Tseng, Research Scientist Public Health
(1) Project 1: Community Wellness and Aspirations of Residents of SF Tenderloin District (Please specify project(s) of interest in your application) (Open)
(2) Project 2: Evaluation of Hmong Cultural Center of Butte County Zoobiab Mental Health Program for Older Adults (Please specify project(s) of interest in your application) (Open)
(3) Project 3: Bay Area Pacific Islander Data Equity Project (Please specify project(s) of interest in your application) (Open)
(4) Project 4: Diabetes Reduction among Diverse Older Adults in Alameda County (Please specify project(s) of interest in your application) (Open)

Public Policy

Sarah Anzia, Professor Public Policy
(1) Consumer credit, state politics, and inequality in the United States (Open)
(2) Municipal Civil Service Laws in the United States (Full- no new appr needed)
Jack Glaser, Professor Public Policy
(1) A Study on Police-Community Relations (Open)
Elizabeth Linos, Professor Public Policy
(1) Diversity, Decision-Making and Motivation at Work (Open)
(2) Diversity and Inclusion in Public Service Delivery (Open)

Rhetoric

Marianne Constable, Professor Rhetoric
(1) Chicago Husband-Killing and the New Unwritten Law and Several Shorter Projects (Full- no new appr needed)
Winnie Wong, Professor Rhetoric
(1) Chinese Visual Culture for the West (1700-1850) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Contemporary China and Social Media (Full- no new appr needed)

S/CET

Waqas Khalid, Associate Scientist S/CET
(1) Nanotechnology Unleashed! (Open)

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Ronelle Alexander, Professor Slavic Languages and Literatures
(1) Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition (Open)

Social Welfare

Jill Berrick, Professor Social Welfare
(2) Assessing families, family needs, and family risks in child welfare (Open)
(3) How are fathers engaged in the child welfare system? (Open)
Jeff Edleson, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Therapy, counseling and advocacy using apps and chatbots (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) From warm handoff to comprehensive care: Studying a digital domestic violence referral system in emergency departments (Check back for status)
(3) Digital safety and sexual violence prevention (Full- no new appr needed)
Anu Gomez, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Birth Control Access in Pharmacies Project (Open)

Sociology

Jacqueline Adams, Professor Sociology
(1) Fleeing from Genocide: Jewish Refugees' Flight from Nazi Persecution and the Holocaust. (Open)
Claude Fischer, Professor Sociology
(1) Social networks over time (Check back for status)
(2) Portraits of Gentrification: When Neighborhood Change Becomes News (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Congregations and Competition: The Births and Deaths of Religious Congregations in Manhattan, 1915–2011 (Full- no new appr needed)
Marion Fourcade, Professor Sociology
(1) Ordering the Disordered: State Classifications of Mental Illness in France and the United States (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The Rating of Sovereigns and the Judgment of Nations (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) The Discipline of Gender. Men, Women and Writing in the Social Sciences. (Full- no new appr needed)
Cybelle Fox, Professor Sociology
(1) Intersections of Race and Illegality: A Study of Asian and Latino Undocumented Young Adults (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Boundaries and Intersectional meanings of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality among Asian and White American spouses (Open)
Jerome Karabel, Professor Sociology
(1) American Exceptionalism and the Quality of Life: the United States in Historical and Comparative Perspective (Open)
Kristin Luker, Professor Sociology
(1) The History of Contraception and Abortion in the United States (Open)
Daniel Schneider, Professor Sociology
(1) Investigating the Shift Towards Outside CEO Hires in the United States (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Schedule Instability and Unpredictability and Worker and Family Health and Wellbeing (Full- no new appr needed)
Sandra Smith, Professor Sociology
(1) The Forced Removal of Blacks from Napa: A Documentary Film Project (Open)
(2) The Difference a Day Makes: How Pretrial Detention Affects Individuals' Lives in the Short- and Long-Term (Open)
(3) Bargain Justice: A Study of Guilty Pleas in Misdemeanor Criminal Cases (Open)

Space Sciences Laboratory

Oswald Siegmund, Research Physicist Space Sciences Laboratory
(1)  Photon Counting Detector Technology (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) High resolution imaging neutron detectors (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) High time resolution astronomy (Full- no new appr needed)
Andreas Zoglauer, Staff Researcher Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) Preparing for the next 100-day stratospheric balloon flight of the Compton Spectrometer and Imager (COSI) (Open)
(2) Improving the data-analysis pipeline of the COSI telescope with machine learning (Open)
(3) Pioneering new Data-Analysis Techniques for the envisioned AMEGO space telescope with Machine Learning (Open)
Jerry Edelstein, Research Astronomer Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) The Keck Planet Finder: research in astronomy instrumentation (Full- no new appr needed)
Walt Fitelson, Professor Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) Infrared Spatial Interferometer (Full- no new appr needed)
Thomas Immel, Research Physicist Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) Tropospheric forcing of ionospheric densities (Open)
John Tomsick, Research Physicist Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) X-ray observations of accreting compact objects (Open)

Spanish and Portuguese

Candace Slater, Professor Spanish and Portuguese
(1)  (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Improbable Metropolis: Stories from a Pilgrimage, a City and a World in Transformation (Open)

Statistics

Jasjeet Sekhon, Professor Statistics
(1) Donor Networks in American Politics (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Developing Machine Learning Algorithms For Causal Inference In Big Data (Check back for status)
Philip Stark, Professor Statistics
(1) Look who's talking: Are women and URM faculty candidates interrupted more frequently? (Open)
(2) Conjoint Analysis when the Assumptions Do Not Hold (Full- no new appr needed)

UC San Francisco

Jeff Belkora, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) The Patient Support Corps at UCSF (Open)
Kevin Bender, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Fitting neuronal models to electrophysiological data. (Open)
Mallar Bhattacharya, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Lung Inflammation: Mouse Models of Human Disease (Open)
Katja Brueckner, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Regulation of hematopoietic sites by the peripheral nervous system (Open)
(2) Inter-organ communication in the innate immune response (Open)
(3) BMP signaling cooperation in epithelial-mesenchymal transition (Open)
Andy Chang, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Molecular mechanisms of oxygen sensing (Open)
(2) Identification of endogenous ligands for "ectopic" olfactory receptors (Open)
Dean Chou, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) UCSF Neuro-Spine Clinical Research Assistant (Open)
Aaron Clark, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Investigation of outcomes following minimally invasive spinal surgery (Full- no new appr needed)
Joseph Costello, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Computational immunogenomics of brain tumors (Open)
Aaron Fields, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Cartilage permeability and disc degeneration (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Microdamage repair in bone (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Grabe, Professor in Residence UC San Francisco
(1) Mathematical modeling of cellular pH regulation (Full- no new appr needed)
Lea Grinberg, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Validation of neuroimaging using high-resolution histology (Open)
(2) Neuropathological changes underlying clinical heterogeneity in Alzheimer disease (Open)
(3) Polarized light imaging (PLI) of gross histological human brain sections (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Diagnosing and monitoring prodromal Alzheimer’s Disease using novel locus ceruleus-based imaging volumetry (Full- no new appr needed)
Dexter Hadley, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Segmentation of medical imaging reports (Open)
(2) Detection of rejection marks in kidney transplant histology (Open)
(3) Prediction of molecular phenotypes from digital histology of breast cancer samples (Open)
Safa Herfat, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Measurement of transtibial socket pressures during gait in the prosthetic clinic (Open)
Guo Huang, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Molecular control of organ regeneration in zebrafish and mice (Open)
Galateia Kazakia, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Bone structure and composition: a microCT and microFTIR study (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Investigating bone structure in clinical cohorts: biomedical image processing (Full- no new appr needed)
Praveen Mummaneni, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) UCSF Neuro-spine department clinical research assistant (Open)
Jorge Oksenberg, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Functional studies on multiple sclerosis genetics (Full- no new appr needed)
Adam Renslo, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Synthesis and characterization of ferrous iron-sensing polymeric materials (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Parallel Synthesis of Fragment Screening Libraries for use in the Small Molecule Discovery Center at UCSF (Current Term Now Closed)
Angela Rizk-Jackson, Director of Operations UC San Francisco
(1) Developing a biomedical data commons for research (Full- no new appr needed)
Ian Seiple, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Synthesis of Truncated Steroids for Treatment of GC-Resistant BCP-ALL (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Development of Methods to Improve Synthetic Efficiency of Natural Products and Complex Small Molecules (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Chemical Synthesis of Anticancer Chemical Degraders (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Chemical synthesis of novel antibiotic candidates (Full- no new appr needed)
Licia Selleri, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Genetic and regulatory control of morphogenesis in embryonic development and evolution of craniofacial features (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Tractable murine models for loss of Rpsa, the gene implicated in human congenital asplenia (Full- no new appr needed)
Youngho Seo, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Big Data in Radiology Research (e.g., medical deep learning, data science, computer vision, natural language processing, big data organization) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Image processing of medical imaging datasets (Open)
Lee Tan, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) UCSF Neuro-Spine Clinical Research Assistant (Open)
Panagiotis Theofilas, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Role of Cell Death Pathways in Mediating Neuronal Loss in Early Stages of AD (Check back for status)
Vasanth Vedantham, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Transcriptional Regulation of Heart Rhythm (Full- no new appr needed)
Patricia Zheng, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Levering mobile application to track outcomes after injections for back pain (Full- no new appr needed)

University and Jepson Herbaria

Carol Wilson, Research Botanist University and Jepson Herbaria
(1) Biogeography of Australian and African Mistletoe Haustorial Systems in the family Loranthaceae (Open)
(2) Phylogeny and biogeography of Iris subgenus Xiphium based on next-generation sequencing (Full- no new appr needed)