Dr. Natasha Raikhel

Chemical Biology and Endomembrane Trafficking

April 7, 2014

Dr. Natasha Raikhel: Director, Institute for Integrative Genome Biology; Distinguished Professor of Plant Cell Biology; Ernst and Helen Leibacher Endowed Chair, University of California, Riverside

Dr. Raikhel has been widely recognized for her contributions to protein trafficking leading to discoveries relevant to plant growth and development. Her work currently focuses on using computational biology and advanced imaging, sequencing and protein identification for a systems approach to studying plants. Dr. Raikhel was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2012. She was awarded the American Society of Plant Biology’s Stephen Hales Prize in 2004, and the Adolph E. Gude, Jr. Award for her outstanding service to plant biology in 2013.