Shocks to the system

January 31, 2019
Global food production is suffering from an increasing number of “food shocks,” or sudden losses in food production, according to UC Santa Barbara study. 

Work in Planetary Health this summer

January 22, 2019
The UC Global Health Institute Planetary Health Center of Expertise offers amazing summer opportunities for UC students. Now accepting applications!

Where will the world’s next Zika, West Nile or dengue virus come from?

January 11, 2019
UC Davis model identifies most likely wildlife hosts for emerging flaviviruses.

Rice plants that reproduce as clones from seeds

December 20, 2018
Plant biologists at UC Davis discover a way to make crop plants replicate through seeds as clones.

UC Irvine and Singapore researchers find source of 2015 Southeast Asia smoke cloud

November 30, 2018
Burning of peatlands in Borneo and Sumatra created severe air pollution in region.

Improving chickens to quell hunger worldwide

October 26, 2018
UC Davis researchers are leading an international effort to identify genes crucial to breeding chickens with enhanced resistance to Newcastle disease and heat stress.

Grant will support efforts to integrate climate change impacts into health sciences courses

October 15, 2018
Oladele Ogunseitan, chair and professor in UC Irvine’s Program in Public Health and UCGHI education director, will host a faculty training workshop in winter 2019.

Finding Ebola before it finds you

September 5, 2018
For the first time, scientists from UC Davis discover a new Ebola species in a host prior to detection in an infected human or animal.

Climate change and extreme weather events: A snapshot

August 31, 2018
UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Experience summer fellow, Landon Smith shares his thoughts on negative health effects associated with climate change.

Scientists discover new Ebolavirus in bats in Sierra Leone

August 15, 2018
This discovery out of UC Davis is the strongest evidence to date that bats are the natural hosts of these viruses.