All current projects: 356 Faculty/Mentors

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Jeremy Magruder, Professor Agricultural and Resource Economics
(1) Evaluating Effects of Women's Leadership Training in Rwanda (Current Term Now Closed)

Anthropology

Sabrina Agarwal, Professor Anthropology
(1) Microscopic examination of dental enamel defects: a bioarchaeological investigation of childhood stress and mortality in medieval Italy (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Everyday life at Rural Medieval Villamagna (Full- no new appr needed)
(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) Bone Loss and Aging in Rural and Urban Medieval populations (Full- no new appr needed)
Charles Briggs, Professor Anthropology
(1) Help track news coverage of the Zika virus (Full- no new appr needed)
Margaret Conkey, Professor Anthropology
(1) Archaeological Survey and Excavation Documentation and Archiving: Ice Age France (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Archaeological literature, EndNote and a digital library (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Cal's Athletic History through Exhibits of Materials and Memorabilia (Current Term Now Closed)
Terrence Deacon, Professor Anthropology
(1) Evolutionary Forces in the Bengalese Finch Song: Parallels and Implications for the Study of Human Language Evolution. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Fine-grained linguistic corpus for analyzing language change in real time (Full- no new appr needed)
Junko Habu, Professor Anthropology
(1) Lifeways of Prehistoric Hunter-Gathers in Japan (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Examination of Small Scale Food Production and Distribution Strategies (Current Term Now Closed)
Christine Hastorf, Professor Anthropology
(1) GIS and past foodways: working with plant and animal distributions at an early settlement in the Andes (Check back for status)
(2) Ancient Andean plants and their diversity (Check back for status)
(3) Formative Archaeology in Colombia, early plant use in northwest South America (Check back for status)
(4) Stable isotopes and past human diet; processing dietary data for stable isotope analysis (Check back for status)
James Holston, Professor Anthropology
(1) Social Apps Lab at CITRIS: App Development for Civic Action and Social Participation (1) Piloting AppCivist in Vallejo, CA (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Mobile Financial Technology and the Homeless (Current Term Now Closed)
Rosemary Joyce, Professor Anthropology
(1) Archaeology of Honduras and Mexico (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Archaeology of the Albany Bulb (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Colonial documents from Central America: Building a finding aid for the Archivo General de Centroamerica (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Classic Maya Archaeology in Chiapas (Current Term Now Closed)
Patrick Kirch, Professor Anthropology
(1) Archaeology of the South Pacific: Curation and Analysis of Archaeological Collections (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Analysis of Ancient Hawaiian House Complexes: Artifact and Sediment Sample Processing (Current Term Now Closed)
Kent Lightfoot, Professor Anthropology
(1) Cataloguing and Managing Collections for the Tolay Archaeology Project (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Restoring Indigenous Knowledge of Mutsun and Rumsen Peoples from Early 20th Century Ethnographic Field Notes (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Museum Based Archaeological Research: The Construction and Use of San Francisco Bay Area Shellmounds (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Archaeological Laboratory Analysis of Native Californian Materials from the Central California Coast (Current Term Now Closed)
Lisa Maher, Professor Anthropology
(1) Obsidian X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis Preparation (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Organizing Archaeological Field Data in a GIS (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Geoarchaeological Analysis with the Fort Davis Archaeological Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Reconstructing Human Activities in the Paleolithic: A case study from the Azraq Basin (Jordan). (Current Term Now Closed)
Jun Sunseri, Professor Anthropology
(1) Analysis of Archaeological Materials and Data from ongoing projects across the American West (4 different projects) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Zooarchaeology Laboratory Preparation and Curation of Comparative Animal Bone Specimens (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) “Bear Bones” Zooarchaeology Research Lab Website Design (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Community-Partnered Ethnohistoric Research (2 projects) (Current Term Now Closed)
Laurie Wilkie, Professor Anthropology
(1) Historic Artifact Analysis and Curation: Fort Davis Archaeology Project (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Spatiality of Health: Using Historic Documents to Map TB Institutions (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Archival Research and Analysis Relating to the 19th Century occupation of Fort Davis, Texas (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Identifying, Analyzing, and Managing Archaeological Materials from the Historic Period Samuel Adams Limekiln, Santa Cruz County, California (Current Term Now Closed)

Art History

Darcy Gimaldo Grigsby, Professor Art History
(1) Creole and Jewish: the French Impressionist Jakob Pizarro/ Camille Pissarro (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) BAM EXHIBITION: "Sojourner Truth, Photography and the Fight Against Slavery" (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Alexandre Dumas père, Race, and Caricature (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Creole Josephine: Collecting, Fashion and Gardens (Current Term Now Closed)
Elizabeth Honig, Professor Art History
(1) Brueg(h)el Family Research Websites: Pieter Bruegel (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Living/Lodging/Dwelling in Renaissance England (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Rubens bibliography (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Poster for DH Faire: Humanists on the Move (Current Term Now Closed)
Todd Olson, Professor Art History
(1) Jusepe Rivera: prints and painting in 17th-century Naples (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Markers: Le Moyne de Morgues and the French Possession of Sixteenth-Century Florida (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Survivals among the Visual Cultures of the Early Modern Trans-Atlantic World (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) A Sixteenth-Century Mexican Codex in the Trans-Atlantic World (Current Term Now Closed)
Lisa Trever, Professor Art History
(1) Archaeology of Image-Making in Ancient South America (Project 1: Moche Murals) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Archaeology of Image-Making in Ancient South America (Project 2: The Origins of Art) (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Archaeology of Image-Making in Ancient South America (Project 3: Ancient "Graffiti") (Current Term Now Closed)

Astronomy

Imke de Pater, Professor Astronomy
(1) Exploring our Solar System through observations at radio, infrared and visible wavelengths. (Current Term Now Closed)
Gaspard Duchene, Research Astronomer Astronomy
(1) Imaging and modeling of planet-forming disks (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Extreme stellar multiplicity: understanding the limits of star formation (Full- no new appr needed)

Beatrice Bain Research Group

Doris Leibetseder, Scholar-in-Residence Beatrice Bain Research Group
(1) Assisted Reproductive (Genetic) Technologies: Justice, Interdependence and Self-Determination (Full- no new appr needed)

Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Cathryn Carson, Professor Berkeley Institute for Data Science
(1) Learning data science (Data Science Education Program) - tools and environments, student experience (Current Term Now Closed)
Anthony Suen, Data Science Fellow Berkeley Institute for Data Science
(1) Startups (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Data for Social Good (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Research (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Project Management/Consulting (Current Term Now Closed)
Stefan van der Walt, Associate Researcher Berkeley Institute for Data Science
(1) BIDS Machine Shop (Current Term Now Closed)

Bioengineering

Steven Brenner, Professor Bioengineering
(1) Regulation of gene expression by alterative splicing and RNA decay (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Analysis of whole exome sequencing data to identify causative variants in newborn screening for primary immunodeficiencies (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Current Term Now Closed)
Niren Murthy Bioengineering
(1) Synthesis of Self-Immolative Linkers and Endosomal Disrupting Small Molecules for Drug Delivery (Current Term Now Closed)

Business, Haas School

Alice Agogino, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Design for Social Impact (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Human-Centered Design Methods (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Samsung's Internet of Things (IoT) Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Tensegrity Soft Robotics – Super Ball and Spinal Structures (Full- no new appr needed)
Cameron Anderson, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Perceptions of Competence and Social Status (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Social Psychology and Business Lab (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Social Psychology and Online Environments (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Interviews, Background, and Nonverbal Displays of Status (Current Term Now Closed)
Sara Beckman, Senior Lecturer Business, Haas School
(1) Improving Key Tools In Project Innovation and Design Coursework (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Design Thinking Data Analysis (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) The Design Exchange: Supporting the Design Research Community of Practice (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Nobel Prize Winners and Creativity (Full- no new appr needed)
Severin Borenstein, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Heterogeneous short run consequences of the 2016 presidential election (Current Term Now Closed)
Dana Carney, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Self-control and status; gender and status (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Nonverbal behavior, unconscious bias, and social networks (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Authenticity and Ego-centric Social Network Research (2 Projects) (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) The benefits of giving and receiving social support; Meta Analysis on Social Support (Full- no new appr needed)
Jennifer Chatman, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Person Perception in Organizations (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) When Norms Collide (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Diversity Under Pressure: National Culture and Group Success in Himalayan Mountaineering. (Full- no new appr needed)
Clayton Critcher, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Psychology of Consumer Decision Making, Moral Judgment, and Self-insight (Current Term Now Closed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
David Harris, Lecturer Business, Haas School
(1) Book revision for publication: 'Você vai me servir': desigualdade, proximidade e agência nos dois lados do Equador' (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Leapfrog Democracies & Civic Technology (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Global Lives Project: Lives in Transit Exhibit & Social Media Launch (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Global Lives Project Book Proposal (Current Term Now Closed)
Heather Haveman, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Oski Lab - Web-Scraping | Text Parsing| Machine Learning| Databases with Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Computer Vision: Classifying Photographs Using Deep Learning (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Chefs and Cooks: Exploring Race and Gender in Fine Dining and Food Writing (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Charter Schools and the Business Age: Manual and CS Coding of Websites for Text Analysis (Current Term Now Closed)
Ming Hsu, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Neuroeconomics: Decision-Making and the Brain (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Gamification of Economic Decision-Making Studies (Full- no new appr needed)
Ganesh Iyer, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) E-commerce Pricing - Taobao/Tmall Web-scraping and Unstructured Data Collection and Analytics (Full- no new appr needed)
Thomas Lee, Professor Business, Haas School
(2) Innovation Analytics (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) CPAP - Continuous Positive Air Pressure (Current Term Now Closed)
David Levine, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Safe cooking (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Programming a game to teach health in poor nations (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Stories and games to Improve public health (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Writing an Android app to promote safe childbirth (Full- no new appr needed)
Don Moore, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Many Faces of Overconfidence (Accuracy Lab) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The World of Bias in Decision Making (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Competence, Status, and Nonverbal Displays of Confidence (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Interviews, Background, and Nonverbal Displays of Status (Full- no new appr needed)
John Morgan, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) It Takes One to Trust (Full- no new appr needed)
Abhishek Nagaraj, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Big Data Mapping: Analysing the Impact of Geographic Information (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Understanding the History of Weather Forecasting (Current Term Now Closed)
Leif Nelson, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Psychology of Pay-What-You-Want Pricing and Human Interaction (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Leadership in Unusual Contexts (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Enjoyment, Social Signals and Behavior Change: Understanding the Psychology of Online Social Networks (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Judgment and Decision Making (Full- no new appr needed)
Christopher Palmer, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Designing a Randomized-Controlled Trial in Mortgage Modifications (Full- no new appr needed)
Juliana Schroeder, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Consequences of Performing Rituals for Groups and Individuals (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Communicating and Connecting with Others (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Dehumanization (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Overclaiming Credit for Group Tasks (Current Term Now Closed)
Miguel Villas-Boas, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Driverless car industry (Current Term Now Closed)

Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Professor
(1) CRG Multimedia Archive Project (Full- no new appr needed)

Center on the Politics of Development

Thad Dunning, Professor Center on the Politics of Development
(1) Religion and the Political Economy of Development in Latin America and Africa (Check back for status)

Chemistry

Anne Baranger, Director of UG Chemistry, Lecturer Chemistry
(1) Assessment of Teacher-Scholar Program (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Survey Analysis for General Chemistry Lab Curriculum (Full- no new appr needed)
Ming Hammond, Professor Chemistry
(1) Developing Luminescent Biosensors for Cyclic Dinucleotides (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Applying Cyclic Dinucleotide Synthases Towards the Generation of Unnatural Cyclic Dinucleotides (Current Term Now Closed)
Evan Miller, Professor Chemistry
(1) Development and application of poly-chromatic illumination for optical microscopy of cell activity fluorescent probes. (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)

CITRIS

Dan Gillette, Senior Research Scientist CITRIS
(1) Pacific Research Platform: The Future of Big Data Collaboration (Current Term Now Closed)
Waqas Khalid, Associate Scientist CITRIS
(1) Nano-structure based bio-sensor platform (Current Term Now Closed)

City and Regional Planning

Malo Hutson, Professor City and Regional Planning
(1) Rethinking School Lunch Oakland: Comprehensive School Meal Program Reform to Increase Equitable Access to Healthy Food, Establish Career Pathways in Sustainable Agriculture, and Improve Local Food Systems (Full- no new appr needed)
Carolina Reid, Professor City and Regional Planning
(1) Terner Center for Housing Innovation - Research Apprenticeship (Current Term Now Closed)

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl, Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering
(1) Seismic Analysis of Structures of Buildings and Bridges (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Testing Structural Components (Current Term Now Closed)
Yoram Rubin, Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering
(1) Stochastic hydrology and data science (Current Term Now Closed)

Classics

Kim Shelton, Professor Classics
(1) Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology, Database and Archive (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Petsas House: archaeological excavation and research in Mycenae, Greece (Current Term Now Closed)

Cognitive Science

Michael Ranney, Professor Cognitive Science
(1) Reasoning About Global Warming, Climate Change, (and Evolution,) and Numbers (Current Term Now Closed)

Comparative Literature

Sophie Volpp, Professor Comparative Literature
(1) Preservation of Rare Books in Republican China/Objects of Western Import in Eighteenth Century China (Current Term Now Closed)

Cultural Studies of Sport in Education

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

Earth and Planetary Science

Jim Bishop, Professor Earth and Planetary Science
(1) Water Geochemistry of the Angelo Coast Range Reserve (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Exploring Subsurface Carbon Dioxide Dynamics at the Angelo Coast Mountain Reserve (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Ocean Trace Metal Biogeochemistry (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Manga, Professor Earth and Planetary Science
(1) Imaging pumice in 3D to understand why pumice float or sink (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Eruption of volcanoes in response to earthquakes (Full- no new appr needed)

Economics

Clair Brown, Professor Economics
(1) Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) for California (Current Term Now Closed)
Stefano DellaVigna, Professor Economics
(1) Early-Stage Research in Behavioral Economics and Applied Micro (Current Term Now Closed)
Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Professor Economics
(1) Online pricing (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Genetics and economic development (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Stock price and government contracts (Full- no new appr needed)
Ulrike Malmendier, Professor Economics
(1) Research in Behavioral Economics and Behavioral Finance (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) (Ancient) Law and its Role for Financial and Economic Development (Or: Business Corporations in the Roman Republic) (Full- no new appr needed)
Edward Miguel, Professor Economics
(1) Data Sharing and Citations (Current Term Now Closed)
Andres Rodriguez-Clare, Professor Economics
(1) All Solutions Algorithm in C++ (Current Term Now Closed)
Benjamin Schoefer, Professor Economics
(1) Empirical macroeconomic research (Full- no new appr needed)

Education

Dor Abrahamson, Professor Education
(1) Gesture Enhancement of Virtual Agent Mathematics Tutors (Current Term Now Closed)
Patricia Baquedano-Lopez, Professor Education
(1) Education and Immigration of Indigenous Students : Yucatan and San Francisco (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Policy Research for Latinas/os at Center for Latino Policy Research (Current Term Now Closed)
Kris Gutierrez, Professor Education
(1) Ingenuity and the shaping of new participation trajectories: Examining Connected Learning through joint mediated practices in the home (Current Term Now Closed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Geoffrey B. Saxe, Professor Education
(1) Studying Children’s Tool Use in Math and Science: Rulers, Paper Strips, and Digital Maps (Full- no new appr needed)
Alan Schoenfeld, Professor Education
(1) Powerful Mathematics Teaching and Learning (Full- no new appr needed)
Michelle Wilkerson, Professor Education
(1) What does the "Age of Data" mean for K-12 education? (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Supporting Students' Ideas and Simulation in Middle School Science (Full- no new appr needed)
Mark Wilson, Professor Education
(1) Software Quality Assurance Engineer (2 positions) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Instructional Materials Apprentice (Current Term Now Closed)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Let's build some robots! (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Virtual Reality for Robot Tele-op (Current Term Now Closed)
Krste Asanovic, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Accelerating genomics processing pipelines using specific architecture and/or microarchitecture specializations (Current Term Now Closed)
Brian A. Barsky, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Aberration Compensated Displays for Personalized Vision Correction (Current Term Now Closed)
Jennifer Bussell, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Politics and Natural Disasters in South Asia (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Political Representation in India (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Political Cartoons as Tools for Teaching (Full- no new appr needed)
Jerome Feldman, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Natural Language Communication with systems (Current Term Now Closed)
Gerald Friedland, Adjunct Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1)  Machine Learning for Multimedia Big Data (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Piloting Audio Annotation Techniques (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Dark Data Flows and Personal Privacy (Current Term Now Closed)
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)
Galateia Kazakia, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Bone structure and composition: a microCT and microFTIR study (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Investigating bone structure in clinical cohorts: biomedical image processing (Current Term Now Closed)
Sergey Levine, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Deep Robotic Learning (Current Term Now Closed)
Sayeef Salahuddin, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Spin Transfer torque Devices as an emerging non volatile memory technology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Negative Capacitance for Ultra Low Power MOSFETs (Current Term Now Closed)
Carlo Sequin, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Modeling Geometrical Sculptures. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Assembling "OctoCubes" (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Combined Probabilistic and Greedy Search in the Context of Modular Assemblies (Current Term Now Closed)
Dawn Song, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Program synthesis using deep-learning (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) New techniques and applications in deep-learning and machine learning for security (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) WebBlaze: New Techniques and Architectures for Securing the Web (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Blockchain and smart contracts (Current Term Now Closed)
Laura Waller, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) computational imaging and microscopy (Current Term Now Closed)

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 (Current Term Now Closed)

Energy and Resources

David Anthoff, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Software for the economic evaluation of climate policy (Full- no new appr needed)
Duncan Callaway, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Sensor Networks for Household Energy Monitoring and Behavioral Energy Efficiency (Current Term Now Closed)
John Harte, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Advancing and testing ecological theory (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Microclimate & conifer seedling establishment at multiple spatial scales (Full- no new appr needed)
Daniel Kammen, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Energy Analyses for the California Energy Commission (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) SWITCH for Increased Renewable Energy Deployment (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Tracking Low-Carbon Promises: Exploring Intended Nationally Determined Contributions Post-Paris Agreement (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Economic Feasibility and Social Benefits of City-Integrated Photovoltaics for Urban Transportation (Current Term Now Closed)
Isha Ray, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Investigating the impact of household water treatment on drinking water quality in rural China (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)
Margaret Torn, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Improving predicted spatial variability of soil carbon through microbial models with data-driven parameters (Current Term Now Closed)

English

Rebecca Heald, Professor English
(1) Molecular and Cell Biology Diversity Journalist (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Making microfluidic devices to study mitotic spindle size control (Full- no new appr needed)
David L. Kirp, Professor English
(1) BOOSTING THE COLLEGE GRADUATION RATE (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Research for New York Times opinion pieces on youth and education policy (Check back for status)
Bryan Wagner, Professor English
(1) Online Descriptive Catalog for Historical Records in Pointe Coupee, Louisiana (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Translating Slave Testimonies from Spanish (Current Term Now Closed)

Environmental Science, Policy and Management

Rodrigo Almeida, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Ecology of emerging insect-borne plant pathogens (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Physiological variation and competition among bacterial plant pathogens (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)
Carl Boettiger, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Data science approaches to ecological forecasting and decision making (Current Term Now Closed)
Justin Brashares, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Hippopotamus Ecology: Understanding the movement behavior and climate change sensitivity of the common hippopotamus (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Ecology and Conservation of the Endangered Giant Kangaroo Rat in Central California (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Wildlife ecology in human dominated landscapes: deer and other large mammals in Mendocino County (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Using remote camera traps to monitor large mammals in Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park (Current Term Now Closed)
Kathryn De Master, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Does the “food movement” include farmers and ranchers? (Full- no new appr needed)
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: Molecular Genetic and Ecological Approaches to Community Assembly in Hawaiian Spiders and Insects (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Chemical Recognition Cues in an Adaptive Radiation of Hawaiian Spiders (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Biodiversity of beetles in the Valdivian temperate rain forests of Chile (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Evolutionary origins of the Hawaiian flora (Current Term Now Closed)
Alastair Iles, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Building Equitable and Inclusive Food Systems at UC Berkeley: Foodscape Mapping Project (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Mapping Access to Farmland for Beginning Farmers in the California Central Coast (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 Internship (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Cacao pollination (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Below- and aboveground connections in pollination (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Meta-analysis: ecosystem services in diversified agriculture (Full- no new appr needed)
Patina Mendez, Lecturer Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Species distribution modeling with Caddisflies (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Freshwater aquatic insects of Strawberry Creek (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Museum Studies of Trichoptera (Caddisflies) (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Aquatic Insects of Intermittent Streams (Current Term Now Closed)
Nicholas Mills, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Effect of climate change and irrigation regime on the emergence of walnut husk fly (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Novel Interactions Between a Microsporidian Parasite and its Host, the Invasive Light Brown Apple Moth (Full- no new appr needed)
Kate O'Neill, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Navigating Fisheries Conflict: Artisanal vs. Industrial Fleets in West Africa (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Environmental Impacts of Food Safety Governance (Full- no new appr needed)
Céline Pallud, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Spatial and temporal characterization of water and sediment in the intermittent Pescadero estuary (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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Managing soil to control water quality in subalpine wetlands (Check back for status)
Matthew Potts, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(2) Land degradation and restoration associated with changes in ecosystem services and functions, and human well-being and good quality of life (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Ecological and Human Health Consequences of Food Loss (Full- no new appr needed)
George Roderick, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Insect and spider ecology and evolution (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Insect and spider invasions: genetics and climate change (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Insect herbivores as drivers of plant evolutionary change? A case study of common ragweed and potential insect biological control agents. (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Population genetics of the noxious weed medusahead in California rangelands (Full- no new appr needed)
Erica Rosenblum, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) The Genetics of Melanism in Desert Reptiles (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Landscape genetics of Panamanian amphibian species (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) The arthropod prey and dietary niches of desert lizards (Current Term Now Closed)
Ian Wang, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Landscape Genetics of California Salamanders (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Social network dynamics and mating behavior in gopher tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus (Full- no new appr needed)

Essig Museum of Entomology

Peter Oboyski, Sr. Museum Scientist Essig Museum of Entomology
(1) California Oak Gall project (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Insect & spider survey of Sulawesi (Indonesia) (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Butterfly mapping (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Walkingstick insect colony wranglers (Current Term Now Closed)

Ethnic Studies

Laura E. Pérez, Professor Ethnic Studies
(1) Non-Violence and U.S. Women of Color Art Projects (Current Term Now Closed)
Chris Zepeda-Millan, Professor Ethnic Studies
(1) The 2006 Immigrant Rights Protest Wave (Full- no new appr needed)

Folklore Program

Folklore Archivist, Archivist Folklore Program
(1) Folklore Archive (Current Term Now Closed)

French

Carla Shapreau, Lecturer French
(1) Historical Reconstruction Regarding Musical Losses During the Nazi Era (German and French Translations needed) (Current Term Now Closed)

Geography

Laurel Larsen, Professor Geography
(1) Land use/land cover analysis in the West African Sahel (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Influence of tidal marsh vegetation on coastal sedimentation (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Expansion of Causal Inference Methods in the Earth and Environmental Sciences (Full- no new appr needed)
Beatriz Manz, Professor Geography
(1) Digitize documents (Full- no new appr needed)
Robert Rhew, Professor Geography
(1) Project: Atmospheric biogeochemistry : halocarbon fluxes from a salt marsh in the San Joaquin Delta (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Trace gases in Berkeley's atmosphere (Full- no new appr needed)

German

Jeroen Dewulf, Professor German
(1) European Studies Research Assistant (Current Term Now Closed)
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) Historical Reconstruction Regarding Musical Losses During the Nazi Era (German and French Translations needed) (Current Term Now Closed)

Globalization and Information Technology,Berkeley Center for (IGS)

Michel Laguerre, Professor Globalization and Information Technology,Berkeley Center for (IGS)
(1) Twin Cities in the Global Age (Current Term Now Closed)

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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Moving Towards Uniform Statewide Reporting: Evaluating California Adult Protective Services’ Readiness to Participate in the National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (Current Term Now Closed)

Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Michael Black, Head of Research and Information Hearst Museum of Anthropology
(1) Georeferencing Apprenticeship (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Site Stratigraphy and Chronology Apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Research Support Apprenticeship (Current Term Now Closed)
Leslie Freund, Collections Manager Hearst Museum of Anthropology
(1) Collections Apprenticeship (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) North American Collections Apprenticeship (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Zooarchaeological Resources Survey (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Zooarchaeological Assemblages Preliminary Analysis (Current Term Now Closed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Development Apprenticeship (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Registration Apprenticeship (Current Term Now Closed)

History

Candace Falk, Director History
(1) The Historical Research and participation in the publication process for Emma Goldman Documentary Book Edition (Current Term Now Closed)
Gretchen Gano, Associate Director of Research History
(1) Building With Biology Project - Public Views Research (Full- no new appr needed)
Elizabeth Honig, Professor History
(1) Brueg(h)el Family Research Websites: Pieter Bruegel (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Living/Lodging/Dwelling in Renaissance England (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Rubens bibliography (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Poster for DH Faire: Humanists on the Move (Current Term Now Closed)
Stephanie Jones-Rogers, Professor History
(1) Slave-owning Women Database (SOWDa) Project (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Female Divestment from British Slavery Project (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Female Slave-owners in Virginia's Confederate Payrolls (Current Term Now Closed)
David L. Kirp, Professor History
(1) BOOSTING THE COLLEGE GRADUATION RATE (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Research for New York Times opinion pieces on youth and education policy (Check back for status)

Information, School of

David Bamman, Professor Information, School of
(1) Annotating Literary Texts for Computational Analysis (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Building Computational Models of Literary Texts (Full- no new appr needed)

Institute of European Studies

Carla Shapreau, Lecturer Institute of European Studies
(1) Historical Reconstruction Regarding Musical Losses During the Nazi Era (German and French Translations needed) (Current Term Now Closed)

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) Relationships among climatic tolerance, trait evolution and diversification in the California flora (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? (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The genetics of behavioral isolation in Drosophila (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Mechanisms and evolution of heterochromatin formation in early development (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Speciation genetics and evolution of reproductive incompatibilities in Drosophila (Current Term Now Closed)
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)
George A. Brooks, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Aging Research, Project 1: Center for Research and Education on Aging (CREA) Research Projects (Current Term Now Closed)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Roy Caldwell, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Behavior of Stomatopod Crustaceans (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The development and early behavior of octopuses. (Full- no new appr needed)
Robert Dudley, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Hummingbirds flying through a waterfall (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Flight biomechanics of blood-fed mosquitoes (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Biomechanics of Gliding in Arboreal Geckos (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Analyzing Variation in Bird Wing Bone (Current Term Now Closed)

OLAC

Christie Ferrecchia, Director OLAC
(1) Apprenticeship in Laboratory Animal Medicine with Veterinary Staff (Current Term Now Closed)

Integrative Biology

Paul Fine, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Are hyperdominant trees single species? Shedding light on the adaptive evolution of a dominant and widespread plant lineage in the Neotropics (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)
Seth Finnegan, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) The evolution of mollusk shell ornamentation as a defense against predation (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Comparative Life History and Physiology of Pleistocene-Recent Pacific Coast Bivalves (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Effects of the uplift of the Isthmus of Panama on the ecology, evolution, and extinction of Caribbean bivalves (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Environmental control on the biodiversity and body size of crustaceans (Current Term Now Closed)
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... (Current Term Now Closed)
Cynthia Looy, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) California floras and palynofloras, past and present (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Testing plant responses to a proposed mass extinction driver (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) The Influence of Silica on Wheat Growth (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Ecology and evolution of Cretaceous tropical forests (Current Term Now Closed)
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)
(4) The footprint of extinction on phylogenies (Full- no new appr needed)
Brent Mishler, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Evolutionary Relationships in Claopodium (Leskeaceae) (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Presentation of Scientific Findings (Current Term Now Closed)
Nipam Patel, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) The topology of the Hox gene network during limb development in the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The role of Hox genes in the evolution of arthropod limbs. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Germline regeneration in the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Evolution of Butterfly Pattern Formation (Full- no new appr needed)
Mary E. Power, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Food webs in rivers and watersheds/Eyes on the Eel (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Distribution and toxicity of cyanobacteria in rivers of the California North Coast (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Response of Over-Summering Salmonids to Mainstem Foodweb Structure and Hydraulics (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Shapira, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Age-dependent reversal in the contribution of JNK signaling to stress protection and lifespan - understanding the mechanism and its implications for aging (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Host pathogen interactions in C. elegans. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Characterization and assembly of the gut microbiota, and its significance to its host's fitness (Full- no new appr needed)
Ellen Simms, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Drivers of Legume Invasions in the Bay Area (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Mutualism theory predicts how legumes influence biodiversity-ecosystem function relationships under global change (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Network heterogeneity in Pseudomonas syringae metapopulations (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Mechanisms of rhizobium transmission and dispersal (Full- no new appr needed)
Wayne Sousa, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Population dynamics of bloom-forming algae in San Francisco Bay (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Invertebrates and nutrient cycling along a grassland invasion front (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Ecology and physiology of parasitic plants (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Herbivory and nutrient cycling after chaparral fire (Current Term Now Closed)
Noah Whiteman, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Reproductive trait evolution and the invasion of novel habitats (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Population structure of a bird-dispersed plant parasite (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) The consequences of hybridization on plant defenses and herbivory (Full- no new appr needed)

International and Area Studies

Sean Burns, Lecturer International and Area Studies
(3) Historical investigation of alternative, social justice oriented, educational projects in the SF Bay Area (20th Century) (Current Term Now Closed)
Khalid Kadir, Lecturer International and Area Studies
(1) The Political Economy of the University of California (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) History of Household Water Treatment (Full- no new appr needed)

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Iryna Dronova, Professor Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
(1) Phenology of drought-threatened small wetlands (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Modeling wetland canopy properties for assessments of ecosystem function (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Urban bird diversity patterns in the East San Francisco Bay (Full- no new appr needed)

Law

Richard Buxbaum, Professor Law
(1) Postwar Accountability (Current Term Now Closed)
Stephanie Campos-Bui, Clinical Teaching Fellow Law
(1) Homeless Rights Project (Full- no new appr needed)
Anne Joseph O'Connell, Professor Law
(1) Qualifications and Performance of Federal Agency Leaders (from President Carter to President Barack Obama) (Full- no new appr needed)
Sonia Katyal, Professor Law
(1) Transgender Law and Sexuality Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Advertising, Branding and Art (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Gender and Technology (Current Term Now Closed)
Michael Kiparsky, Associate Director Law
(1) Innovation, science and policy in water resources (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Impacts and adaptation to climate change in California water resources (Full- no new appr needed)
Alexa Koenig, Executive Director Law
(1) Human Rights Digital Archive (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Human Rights Investigations Lab (Current Term Now Closed)
Kristin Luker, Professor Law
(1) The History of Contraception and Abortion in the United States (Current Term Now Closed)
David Oppenheimer, Professor Law
(1) The transformation of affirmative action in the United States, from remedy to diversity management. (Current Term Now Closed)
Kevin Quinn, Professor Law
(1) Seeking Asylum in the United States: An Empirical Study of Disparities at the Federal Appellate Level (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Advice & Consent: Semi-Automated Text Analysis of the Confirmation Hearings for U.S. Federal Judges (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) The Electoral Politics of the California State Supreme Court 1910-2015 (Full- no new appr needed)

Legal Studies

James Rule, Lecturer Legal Studies
(1) Research for book Taking Privacy Seriously (Current Term Now Closed)

Linguistics

Ronelle Alexander, Professor Linguistics
(1) Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition (Current Term Now Closed)
Andrew Garrett, Professor Linguistics
(1) Karuk language transcription and text editing (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Describing and cataloging archival linguistics documentation (Current Term Now Closed)
Peter Jenks, Professor Linguistics
(1) A Database and Grammar of Moro (Full- no new appr needed)
Susan Lin, Professor Linguistics
(1) Acquisition of consonant clusters by children (Full- no new appr needed)
Eve Sweetser, Professor Linguistics
(1) Co-speech gestures accompanying use of conditionals and modals (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Integrated metaphor description project - metaphors for cancer and cancer treatment. (Current Term Now Closed)

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Francesco Spagnolo, Curator The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
(1) The Jewish World and the #DigitalHumanities | The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Digital Bridges: (In)Visible Archives & Public Repertoires | The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (Current Term Now Closed)

Mathematics

Rainer Sachs, Professor Mathematics
(1) Modeling cancer risk for astronauts on Mars missions or other extended voyages above low earth orbit. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Synergy modeling in pharmacology: a new mathematical approach (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Simulating Radiogenic Chromosomal Aberrations (Full- no new appr needed)

Mechanical Engineering

Alice Agogino, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) Design for Social Impact (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Human-Centered Design Methods (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Samsung's Internet of Things (IoT) Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Tensegrity Soft Robotics – Super Ball and Spinal Structures (Full- no new appr needed)
Reza Alam, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) The UC Berkeley Wave Carpet - Development of an innovative Wave Energy Converter (1. Design, 2. Mechatronics) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Design and fabrication of a swimming robot in highly viscous fluids (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Developing a noise-map for the city of Berkeley (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Hydraulic Heat Engine (Current Term Now Closed)
Liwei Lin, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) Atomic Layer Deposition System Design (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Hydraulic-analogy transistors for integrated microfluidic circuitry (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Photocatalytic Water Splitting (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) 3D Printing for Microfluidics (Current Term Now Closed)
Grace O'Connell, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) Biomechanical testing of soft tissues (Orthopaedic Research) (Current Term Now Closed)

Media Studies

Edward Timke, Lecturer Media Studies
(1) French-American Woman Project (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Circulating American Magazines Project (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Advertising Research Network Project (Current Term Now Closed)

Middle Eastern Studies, Center for

Emily Gottreich, Professor Middle Eastern Studies, Center for
(1) Center for Middle Eastern Studies Undergraduate Apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)

Molecular and Cell Biology

Helen Bateup, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Anatomical and functional impact of mTOR deletion from midbrain dopamine neurons (Full- no new appr needed)
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)
Gloria Brar, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Probing translational regulation in yeast meiosis (Current Term Now Closed)
Abby Dernburg, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Exploring the diversity of meiotic mechanisms. (Full- no new appr needed)
Richard Harland, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Genetic Analysis of the neural development of Xenopus laevis (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Function of RNA-binding proteins and alternative splicing during frog development. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Regulation of Wnt-signaling by proton pumps during vertebrate development and human cancer (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Exploring how tissue mechanics and multicellular dynamics shape tissues during organ formation (Current Term Now Closed)
Rebecca Heald, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Molecular and Cell Biology Diversity Journalist (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Making microfluidic devices to study mitotic spindle size control (Full- no new appr needed)
Lin He, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) The Role of Retrotransposon Reactivation in Pre-Implantation Development (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The role of miR-200 in lung cancer metastasis (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) The role of retrotransposons in the maintenance of pluripotent human embryonic stem cells (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Dissemination and Metastasis in Mouse Models of Cancer (Full- no new appr needed)
Nicole King, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Identifying the genetic basis of promiscuous cell adhesion in a close relative of animals (Full- no new appr needed)
John Kuriyan, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Large-scale specificity profiling of wild-type and oncogenic tyrosine kinases (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Structural and Biochemical Studies of Ca2+/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase II (CaMKII) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Characterising the three-dimensional structure of the bacterial replisome (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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Evolutionary genetics of local California stickleback populations (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Developmental biology of head skeletal evolution (Current Term Now Closed)
Eva Nogales, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Project 1: Structural studies of yeast septins and interacting partners (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Computational model of atomic structrues into high resolution cryo-EM maps of microtubules (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Structure-function studies of large macromolecular complexes using biochemistry and cryo-electron microscopy (Full- no new appr needed)
Nipam Patel, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) The topology of the Hox gene network during limb development in the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The role of Hox genes in the evolution of arthropod limbs. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Germline regeneration in the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Evolution of Butterfly Pattern Formation (Full- no new appr needed)
Steven Brenner, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Regulation of gene expression by alterative splicing and RNA decay (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Analysis of whole exome sequencing data to identify causative variants in newborn screening for primary immunodeficiencies (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Current Term Now Closed)

Museum of Paleontology

Diane Erwin, Senior Museum Scientist Museum of Paleontology
(1) Digitizing and imaging the fossil insect collections in the UC Museum of Paleontology. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Digitizing the Museum of Paleontology Fossil Amber collection archives. (Full- no new appr needed)
Mark Goodwin, Assistant Director Museum of Paleontology
(1) Curatorial Apprentice: Mammals and reptiles from the tropics of Wyoming (Check back for status)
Lisa White, Assistant Director of the UCMP Museum of Paleontology
(1) Museum & Science Journalist (Current Term Now Closed)

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Carla Cicero, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Advanced Preparation Techniques at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Geographic Variation in Birds of Western North America (Current Term Now Closed)
Chris Conroy, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Genomics of the California vole (Microtus californicus) and related rodents (Full- no new appr needed)
Christina Fidler, Museum Archivist Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Archives Preservation Apprentice at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Archives Digitization Apprentice at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) CalDay Exhibit Apprentice at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
Michelle Koo, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Biodiversity Informatics and GIS Apprenticeship at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 Rio Negro tuco-tucos (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Geographic variation in coat colors in the California vole (Current Term Now Closed)
Michael Nachman, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) The loss of the pineal gland and melatonin (sleep hormone) synthesis ability in mammals and crocodilians (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Genomic adaptations to diet in pangolins (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Co-evolution of bitter taste and detoxification genes in mammals (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
David Wake, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) AmphibiaWeb: An Informatics System for Amphibian Conservation Biology (Full- no new appr needed)

Music

Jocelyne Guilbault, Professor Music
(1) What is the place of music and emotions in Caribbean anthropology, psychology, and philosophy? (Current Term Now Closed)

Nanomechanical Systems, (COINS) Center for Integrated

Liwei Lin, Professor Nanomechanical Systems, (COINS) Center for Integrated
(1) Atomic Layer Deposition System Design (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Hydraulic-analogy transistors for integrated microfluidic circuitry (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Photocatalytic Water Splitting (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) 3D Printing for Microfluidics (Current Term Now Closed)

Near Eastern Studies

Laurie Pearce, Lecturer Near Eastern Studies
(1) Hellenistic Babylonia: Texts, Images and Names (HBTIN) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Berkeley Prosopography Services (BPS) (Current Term Now Closed)

Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

Mark D'Esposito, Professor Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills
(1) Network mechanisms of cognitive control (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Reorganization of functional brain networks following brain injury (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Neural mechanisms of working memory (Current Term Now Closed)
(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) Individual differences in visual perception following cholinergic enhancement (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Visual field asymmetries in perception (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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) 3D Printing and Advanced Materials (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Network Science for Nonproliferation (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Nuclear Data Needs using FIER (Current Term Now Closed)

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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Plasticity of the visual system following vision loss (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Face and Object Recognition: Normal and Low Vision (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Feature detection and enhancement in peripheral vision (Current Term Now Closed)
John Flanagan, Professor Optometry
(1) Neuroprotective Signaling Pathways in Retinal Disease (Full- no new appr needed)
Suzanne Fleiszig, Professor Optometry
(1) Tracking invasive Pseudomonas aeruginosa by fluorescence microscopy (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Pseudomonas aeruginosa adaptation to the ocular surface environment (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Adsorption of protective glycoprotein (FRIT) from Human tears to contact lens (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Studying Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection using corneal epithelial cells (Full- no new appr needed)
Xiaohua Gong, Professor Optometry
(1) Molecular genetics and cellular biology of eye development and disease (Current Term Now Closed)
Karsten Gronert, Professor Optometry
(1) Role of protective lipid mediators in privileged inflammatory/reparative response of the eye. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Mass Spectrometry-based lipidomic analysis (Current Term Now Closed)
Stanley Klein, Professor Optometry
(1) Using electrocorticogram data to explore neural dynamics (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Getting real neurons to do Fourier/Gabor transforms (Current Term Now Closed)
Dennis Levi, Professor Optometry
(1) Mechanisms of normal and amblyopic spatial vision (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Neural correlates of superior attentional abilities following video game training (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Nancy McNamara, Professor Optometry
(1) The Pathogenesis of Dry Eye in Patients with Autoimmune Disease (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Silver, Professor Optometry
(1) Individual differences in visual perception following cholinergic enhancement (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Visual field asymmetries in perception (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)
Christine Wildsoet, Professor Optometry
(1) Why and how to eyes become myopic or short-sighted? (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Retinal and choroidal development in young guinea pigs and influence of intraocular pressure (IOP) on myopia progression and related pathology (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) High resolution imaging of the back layers of the human eye - what makes the difference between near sighted (myopic) and normal (emmetropic) eyes and changes with optical defocus and near vision tasks. (Current Term Now Closed)
(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. (Current Term Now Closed)

Physics

Dmitry Budker, Professor Physics
(1) Precision polarimetry at low temperature (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Two-Photon Thorium Spectroscopy (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Space-Borne Atomic Magnetometer (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Magnetometry with NV-diamond (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael F. Crommie, Professor Physics
(1) In-situ fabrication and characterization of carbon nanoribbon devices using scanning tunneling microscopy. (Full- no new appr needed)
Yury Kolomensky, Professor Physics
(1) Particle Identification with a Straw Tracker (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Position Reconstruction with the Mu2e Straw Tracker Prototype (Current Term Now Closed)
Adrian Lee, Professor Physics
(1) Research in Cosmology Instrumentation (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Research in Cosmic Microwave Background at LBNL (Full- no new appr needed)
Kam-Biu Luk, Professor Physics
(1) Neutrino Physics (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Impacts of Neutrinos on Cosmology (Full- no new appr needed)
Saul Perlmutter, Professor Physics
(1) Dark Energy Cosmology Studies with Type Ia Supernovae (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) CCDs: Solid State Detectors for Cosmology (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) * Interactive visualization of the Universe with 3D Game Engines (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Simulating BigBOSS, the Biggest Galaxy Redshift Survey (Full- no new appr needed)
Bernard Sadoulet, Professor Physics
(1) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education & Outreach Program Coordination (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Multiplexed Detector Readout System Design For Radio Frequency Cryogenic Dark Matter Detectors (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Cryogenic Detector Development (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Illustrating Dark Matter Detection and Astrophysics (Full- no new appr needed)
Marjorie Shapiro, Professor Physics
(1) Research on Precision Silicon Position Sensors for Atlas and Atlas Data Analysis. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Imaging Lost Voices: High Resolution Optical Scanning of Historical Sound Recordings (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Restoration of Early Native American Sound Recordings (Current Term Now Closed)

Plant and Microbial Biology

Barbara Baker, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) MicroRNA Regulation of Plant Innate Immunity (Current Term Now Closed)
Benjamin Blackman, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Functional Genetics of Sunflower and Monkeyflower (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Genetics of Adaptation to Seasonal Cues in Monkeyflowers (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Circadian Clocks and Plant Movement (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Genetics of Floral Pigmentation Patterns (Full- no new appr needed)
Steven Brenner, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Regulation of gene expression by alterative splicing and RNA decay (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Analysis of whole exome sequencing data to identify causative variants in newborn screening for primary immunodeficiencies (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Current Term Now Closed)
John Coates, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Regulation of perchlorate metabolism in dissimilatory perchlorate reducing bacteria (Full- no new appr needed)
Devin Coleman-Derr, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Drought tolerance mediated through plant-adapted microbial communities (Full- no new appr needed)
Lewis Feldman, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Redox regulation of plant development (Full- no new appr needed)
Sarah Hake, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Developmental Processes In Plants (Current Term Now Closed)
Frank Harmon, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Project 1: What genes control the plant circadian clock's interaction with its temperature environment? (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Project 2: Mapping interaction contacts between plant circadian clock proteins. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Project 3: Characterizing the maize circadian clock with mutants. (Full- no new appr needed)
Peggy G. Lemaux, Cooperative Extension Specialist Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Creating Improved, Healthier Snack Foods (Full- no new appr needed)
Jennifer Lewis, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Plant innate immunity in response to bacterial pathogens (Current Term Now Closed)
Krishna Niyogi, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Regulation of Photosynthetic Light Harvesting and Energy Conversion (Full- no new appr needed)
Chelsea Specht, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Systematics and Evolution of the Zingiberales -- gingers, bananas, and birds-of-paradise (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Diversity in Floral Development (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) The genetic basis of sporophyte dominance in land plants (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Evolution of Plant Genomes (Full- no new appr needed)
Michi Taga, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Genetic analysis of vitamin B12 biosynthesis in bacteria (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Targeted killing of bacteria using engineered bacteriophages (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Identification of a novel corrinoid (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Characterization of bacterial promoters (Full- no new appr needed)

Political Science

Vinod Aggarwal, Professor Political Science
(1) Linking Trade, Traditional Security and Human Security - Cyber Industrial Policy; Disaster Management; BASC News (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Web Page and Publication Design (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Assistant Managing Editor, Business and Politics (Full- no new appr needed)
Christopher Ansell, Professor Political Science
(1) The Post-Socialist European City: Transitions, Variation, and Capacities (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Cities in the European Union (Current Term Now Closed)
Leonardo Arriola, Professor Political Science
(1) African Studies Research Assistant (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Dictators, Courts, and Political Conflict (Current Term Now Closed)
Mark Bevir, Professor Political Science
(1) Democratic Innovations (Full- no new appr needed)
Jennifer Bussell, Professor Political Science
(1) Politics and Natural Disasters in South Asia (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Political Representation in India (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Political Cartoons as Tools for Teaching (Full- no new appr needed)
Kiren Chaudhry, Professor Political Science
(1) Trauma and Memory in Istanbul, book manuscript. (Current Term Now Closed)
Pradeep Chhibber, Professor Political Science
(1) Historical origins of religious violence in India (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Decentralized Governance and Human Development (Current Term Now Closed)
Ruth Collier, Professor Political Science
(1) Creating Partisans: New Political Parties and Societal Linkages in Latin America (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Work and Politics in the Digital Economy (Full- no new appr needed)
Lowell Dittmer, Professor Political Science
(1) Chinese National Identity (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) China, the US, and the Taiwan Strait Embroilment (Current Term Now Closed)
Thad Dunning, Professor Political Science
(1) Religion and the Political Economy of Development in Latin America and Africa (Full- no new appr needed)
Sean Farhang, Professor Political Science
(1) Congressional lawmaking, delegation, and the mobilization of expertise (Full- no new appr needed)
(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)
Sean Gailmard, Professor Political Science
(1) Property Tax Rates and the Long-run Distribution of Wealth in the Early U.S. South (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Amnesty and Loyalty in the Postbellum South (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) A Natural Experiment on the Economic and Political Behavior of 1901 Oklahoma Land Lottery Winners (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) DeepCensus: A Framework for Automated Transcription of Handwritten Information within Historical Census Manuscripts (Current Term Now Closed)
Ron Hassner, Professor Political Science
(1) On the Efficacy of Torture: Evidence from the Spanish Inquisition (Full- no new appr needed)
Gabriel Lenz, Professor Political Science
(1) Creating and Testing Political Video Ads (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Watchdog or Lapdog? Newspaper Coverage of Congressional Candidates (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) To Protect and Serve: the Political Origins and Consequence of Police Strategies in the War on Crime (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Selling the Candidate: Political Advertising in Congressional Elections (Check back for status)
Jonah Levy, Professor Political Science
(1) Mainstream and Extreme Parties in Western Europe (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The Finance that Politics makes - European financial industries in an age of global capitalism (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) The Political Influence of European Farmers (Full- no new appr needed)
Peter Lorentzen, Professor Political Science
(1) The Political Economy of Pollution Reduction in China (Current Term Now Closed)
Aila Matanock, Professor Political Science
(1) Conflict, Crime Reduction and Interventions in Latin America (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Making Migrations: The Strategic Use of Population Displacement in Civil Conflicts (Full- no new appr needed)
Michaela Mattes, Professor Political Science
(1) Program on Security Institutions and Violent Instability (Current Term Now Closed)
Jasjeet Sekhon, Professor Political Science
(1) Measuring and Explaining Pediatricians' Vaccine Policies (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Developing Machine Learning Algorithms For Causal Inference In Big Data (Current Term Now Closed)
Helene Silverberg, Professor Political Science
(1) The Turkish Constitutional Court and Prospects for Democracy in Turkey (Full- no new appr needed)
Steven Vogel, Professor Political Science
(1) Market Governance in the United States and Japan (Full- no new appr needed)

Psychology

Silvia Bunge, Professor Psychology
(1) Does practice make perfect when it comes to reasoning skills? (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Assessing the effectiveness of a play-based cognitive intervention for school readiness (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Manipulating habitual and goal-directed decision-making strategies in human subjects (Full- no new appr needed)
Joseph Campos, Professor Psychology
(1) Activity and Psychological Development (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Infant Responding to Discrete Emotions (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Infant walking and language development (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Interest: an important (but largely forgotten) emotion in infancy (Full- no new appr needed)
Dana Carney, Professor Psychology
(1) Self-control and status; gender and status (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Nonverbal behavior, unconscious bias, and social networks (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Authenticity and Ego-centric Social Network Research (2 Projects) (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) The benefits of giving and receiving social support; Meta Analysis on Social Support (Full- no new appr needed)
Anne Collins, Professor Psychology
(1) Learning and generalization (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Working memory and reward-based learning during adolescence (Current Term Now Closed)
Alison Gopnik, Professor Psychology
(1) Cross-Cultural Social and Causal Reasoning in Young Children (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Cognitive Development Research on Causal Reasoning, Relational Understanding, Imitation, and Imaginative Play (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Cognitive Development Research on Causal Reasoning, Relational Understanding, Imitation, and Imaginative Play (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) The Computational Principles of Curiosity: Adaptive Information Processing (Current Term Now Closed)
Tom Griffiths, Professor Psychology
(1) Computational models of human cognition (Current Term Now Closed)
Richard Ivry, Professor Psychology
(1) Sensorimotor coordination in healthy and neurologically impaired humans (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Developing new technologies and games to study sensorimotor coordination and learning (Current Term Now Closed)
Lucia Jacobs, Professor Psychology
(1) Decision making in squirrels (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Olfactory Navigation and Decision Making (Current Term Now Closed)
Sheri Johnson, Professor Psychology
(1) Impulsive Reactions to Emotions, Cognition, and Biological Markers (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Approach Motivation and Cognitive Control (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Anger Intervention Study (Current Term Now Closed)
Ann Kring, Professor Psychology
(1) Motivation and Emotional Expression in Schizophrenia (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Behavioral Correlates of Reappraisal and Motivation (Current Term Now Closed)
Tania Lombrozo, Professor Psychology
(1) The psychology and philosophy of explanation and understanding (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Exploring human curiosity and explanations using on-line data sources (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) People's justifications for judgments of moral wrongness and punishment. (Full- no new appr needed)
Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Professor Psychology
(1) Improving Intergroup Relations in the Digital Age (Current Term Now Closed)
Don Moore, Professor Psychology
(1) The Many Faces of Overconfidence (Accuracy Lab) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The World of Bias in Decision Making (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Competence, Status, and Nonverbal Displays of Confidence (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Interviews, Background, and Nonverbal Displays of Status (Full- no new appr needed)
Stephen Palmer, Professor Psychology
(1) Aesthetics and Perception: Investigating Human Preferences for Color, Spatial Composition, and Music (Check back for status)
Mahesh Srinivasan, Professor Psychology
(1) Linguistic, Cognitive, and Social Development in Early Childhood (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Language and Thought in Chinese (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Cognitive, social, and emotional development in early childhood: Education outreach in a children’s museum (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Research on Computational Analyses of Language (Current Term Now Closed)
Frederic Theunissen, Professor Psychology
(1) Vocal Communication in the Spotted Hyena. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Investigating intelligibility and quality of noisy speech following noise reduction. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) 3D Reconstruction of the Avian Auditory System. (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Perception of Communication Calls in the Zebra Finch (Full- no new appr needed)
Fei Xu, Professor Psychology
(1) Cognitive Development Project (Current Term Now Closed)
Qing Zhou, Professor Psychology
(1) Language Emotion and Development Study (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 (Current Term Now Closed)

Public Health

Lisa Barcellos, Professor Public Health
(1) Genetic, epigenetic and environmental exposure studies in autoimmune disease (Current Term Now Closed)
(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 (Full- no new appr needed)
Lia Fernald, Professor Public Health
(1) Child Development and Family Bibliography Management (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Hypertension in low and middle income countries (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Common Application Software (CAS) India (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Child Development in Bangladesh (Current Term Now Closed)
Brent Fulton, Associate Director Public Health
(1) Health Economics Research (Full- no new appr needed)

Public Health; Div of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology

Eva Harris, Professor Public Health; Div of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology
(1) Investigating Dengue Virus Genotype-Specific Antibody Responses (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Investigating the role of NS1 in dengue severity and pathogenesis (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Molecular Determinants of Dengue Virus NS1 Pathogenesis (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) Alcohol Politics in Inner City Communities: Social Movements and Social Equity in Late 20th Century America (Current Term Now Closed)
Susan Ivey, Professor Public Health
(1) Exploring chlamydia screening and contraception disparities among low income patients in the SF Bay Area (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Colorectal cancer screening among South Asians in the Bay Area (Current Term Now Closed)
Fenyong Liu, Professor Public Health
(1) Studies of Nucleic Acid-based Agents for Inhibition of Viral Replication (Current Term Now Closed)
Mahasin Mujahid, Professor Public Health
(1) Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Quality of Breast Cancer Care and the Role of Specialization (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Cumulative Early life neighborhood environment, pregnancy risk, and adult obesity outcomes (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Multi-level determinants of chronic stress and leukocyte telomere length (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Racial disparities in prostate cancer treatment: a review of explanations and interventions (Current Term Now Closed)
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) Education as a Social Determinant of Health: Participatory Action Research Oriented Program Evaluation of Kindergarten Readiness for Health Black Families, Inc. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Exploring the URM Pre-med Experience in the UC System (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) African American Women's Heart Health Study (Full- no new appr needed)
Emily Ozer, Professor Public Health
(1) Adolescent Health and Development Research (Current Term Now Closed)
Daniel Perlman, Director Public Health
(1) Pathways to Choice: Delaying Age of Marriage through Girl-Child Education in Niger and Northern Nigeria (Current Term Now Closed)
Le Phuoc, Professor Public Health
(1) HEAL Initiative Global Health Fellowship Program -- Monitoring and Evaluation Research (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) HEAL Initiative Global Health Fellowship Program -- Mentorship Model Research (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Homelessness and Adolescence (Current Term Now Closed)
Malcolm Potts, Professor Public Health
(1) Preventing the reversal of global health gains in the world’s most vulnerable region (Full- no new appr needed)
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)
Justin Remais, Professor Public Health
(1) Understanding environmental change and waterborne disease in developing countries (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Understanding how agrochemicals influence the transmission of global parasitic diseases (Full- no new appr needed)
George Sensabaugh, Professor Public Health
(1) Characterization of Staphylococcus saprophyticus by multi-locus sequence typing (MLST) and sequence analysis of accessory elements (Full- no new appr needed)
Charlotte Smith, Lecturer Public Health
(1) Mapping the Human Right to Water (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Association between Disinfection by-products and Bladder Cancer (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) Improving Asian & Pacific Islander Health through Community Health Center Research (AAPCHO) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Improving Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander American Health through Research Capacity Building (APIAHF) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Multicultural Aspects of Health/Healthcare Disparities of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NCAPIP). (Current Term Now Closed)

Public Policy

Sarah Anzia, Professor Public Policy
(1) Interest Groups in Local Politics (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) When Do Government Leaders Personalize Power? Extracting Data from Documents to Measure Institutional Change (Full- no new appr needed)
James G. Kahn, Professor in Residence Public Policy
(1) CAPE - Economic Modeling for CDC Grant (including Harvard/Emory/Berkeley/Johns Hopkins) and GHECon Global Health Economics Consortium. ***Note: only apply if you can come on 10-February to our colloquium**** (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Global Health Economics Colloquium (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Global Health Decisions (GHD) is a trans-disciplinary and translational research project focusing on HIV, TB, and diabetes. (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Economic Modeling (Full- no new appr needed)
David L. Kirp, Professor Public Policy
(1) BOOSTING THE COLLEGE GRADUATION RATE (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Research for New York Times opinion pieces on youth and education policy (Full- no new appr needed)

Rhetoric

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

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Ronelle Alexander, Professor Slavic Languages and Literatures
(1) Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition (Current Term Now Closed)

Social Welfare

Jill Berrick, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Outcomes from college for former foster youth (Full- no new appr needed)
Jeff Edleson, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Digital safety and sexual violence prevention (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) From warm handoff to comprehensive care: Studying a digital domestic violence referral system in emergency departments (Current Term Now Closed)
Anu Gomez, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Birth Control Access in Pharmacies Project (Current Term Now Closed)
Andrew E. Scharlach, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Examining programs that help older adults age in community: The Village Model (Current Term Now Closed)
Paul Sterzing, Professor Social Welfare
(1) The Spectrum of Campus Sexual Violence: Exploring the Role of Microaggressions on Berkeley Campus (Current Term Now Closed)

Sociology

Claude Fischer, Professor Sociology
(1) Social networks over time (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Portraits of Gentrification: When Neighborhood Change Becomes News (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Congregations and Competition: The Births and Deaths of Religious Congregations in Manhattan, 1915–2011 (Current Term Now Closed)
Neil Fligstein, Professor Sociology
(1) Early American Marriage and Divorce, in Law and Practice (Full- no new appr needed)
Cybelle Fox, Professor Sociology
(1) Intersections of Race and Illegality: A Study of Asian Undocumented Young Adults (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Boundaries and Intersectional meanings of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality among Asian and White American spouses (Current Term Now Closed)
Rebecca Heald, Professor Sociology
(1) Molecular and Cell Biology Diversity Journalist (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Making microfluidic devices to study mitotic spindle size control (Full- no new appr needed)
Jerome Karabel, Professor Sociology
(1) American Exceptionalism and the Quality of Life: the United States in Historical and Comparative Perspective (Current Term Now Closed)
Kristin Luker, Professor Sociology
(1) The History of Contraception and Abortion in the United States (Current Term Now Closed)
G. Cristina Mora, Professor Sociology
(1) Latino Immigration in Spain (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Legal and Economic Security Among Low-income Immigrants (Full- no new appr needed)
Raka Ray, Professor Sociology
(1) Navigating Medical Uncertainty: Unexplained Chronic Illness and the Transformation of US Healthcare in the 21st century (Current Term Now Closed)
Daniel Schneider, Professor Sociology
(1) Investigating the Shift Towards Outside CEO Hires in the United States (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Schedule Instability and Unpredictability and Worker and Family Health and Wellbeing (Current Term Now Closed)
Ann Swidler, Professor Sociology
(1) Funding and Growth of LGBTQ NGOs (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) I Regret To Inform You That Your Private Information Has Been Compromised (Current Term Now Closed)
Kim Voss, Professor Sociology
(1) Worker Identities in a New Era of Immigration (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Building and Refining Text Analysis Tool to Discover Patterns in Police and Protester Interactions (Current Term Now Closed)

Space Sciences Laboratory

Oswald Siegmund, Research Physicist Space Sciences Laboratory
(1)  Photon Counting Detector Technology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) High resolution imaging neutron detectors (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) High time resolution astronomy (Full- no new appr needed)

Space Sciences Laboratory

Jerry Edelstein, Research Astronomer Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) The Keck Planet Finder: research in astronomy instrumentation (Current Term Now Closed)
Walt Fitelson, Professor Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) Infrared Spatial Interferometer (Full- no new appr needed)

Spanish and Portuguese

Milton Azevedo, Professor Spanish and Portuguese
(1) Bibliography on Spanish in the United States (Full- no new appr needed)
Candace Slater, Professor Spanish and Portuguese
(1) REINVENTIONS OF THE AMAZON: Indigenous Identities in a Changing World (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Networking the Arts: Partnerships with Brazil (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Shifting Identities in the Juazeiro Pilgrimage and Northeast Brazil (Current Term Now Closed)

Statistics

Jasjeet Sekhon, Professor Statistics
(1) Measuring and Explaining Pediatricians' Vaccine Policies (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Developing Machine Learning Algorithms For Causal Inference In Big Data (Current Term Now Closed)

UC San Francisco

Jeff Belkora, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) The Patient Support Corps at UCSF (Full- no new appr needed)
Kevin Bender, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) NeuroGPU – Neuronal simulation environment on graphical processing units. (Current Term Now Closed)
Mallar Bhattacharya, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Mechanisms of Contraction of Airway Smooth Muscle (Current Term Now Closed)
Aaron Fields, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Cartilage permeability and nutrient diffusion (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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Lea Grinberg, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Neurobiological basis of sleep/wake disturbances in PSP (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Neuropathological changes underlying clinical heterogeneity in Alzheimer disease (Full- no new appr needed)
Jill Hollenbach, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Mapping the intersection: Self-identification and genetic ancestry (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Building statistical tools for Clinicians (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Bioinformatic mining of whole genome sequence data for immunogenetic variation (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Bioinformatics tools in immunogenomics (Full- no new appr needed)
Guo Huang, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Molecular control of organ regeneration in zebrafish and mice (Current Term Now Closed)
James G. Kahn, Professor in Residence UC San Francisco
(1) CAPE - Economic Modeling for CDC Grant (including Harvard/Emory/Berkeley/Johns Hopkins) and GHECon Global Health Economics Consortium. ***Note: only apply if you can come on 10-February to our colloquium**** (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Global Health Economics Colloquium (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Global Health Decisions (GHD) is a trans-disciplinary and translational research project focusing on HIV, TB, and diabetes. (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Economic Modeling (Full- no new appr needed)
Galateia Kazakia, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Bone structure and composition: a microCT and microFTIR study (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Investigating bone structure in clinical cohorts: biomedical image processing (Current Term Now Closed)
Xiaojuan Li, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Advanced Quantitative Imaging and Image Processing for Arthritis (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Big Data in Medical Imaging (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Correlating MRI/NMR measures with biochemical and molecular changes in musculoskeletal tissues (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Quantitative MRI analysis of Paraspinal Muscles for Lower Back Pain assessment (Full- no new appr needed)
Dengke Ma, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Genetic Analysis of C. elegans Extremophiles (Full- no new appr needed)
Praveen Mummaneni, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) UCSF Neuro-spine department clinical research assistant (Current Term Now Closed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
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) Computational Imaging Research (e.g., high performance computing, machine learning, mobile imaging technology) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Radionuclide molecular imaging using small laboratory animals (Full- no new appr needed)

Ursological Studies

Ursa Arktos, Professor Ursological Studies
(1) Go Bears! (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Cal Bears love URAP! (Full- no new appr needed)