Meet our new faculty: Karine Gibbs, plant and microbial biology

Karine Gibbs smiles at the camera

Karine Gibbs is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty. (Photo courtesy Karine Gibbs)

Name: Karine Gibbs
Discipline: Plant & microbial biology
Degrees: B.A, biochemical sciences, Harvard, 2000; Ph.D., microbiology and immunology, Stanford, 2005
Research interests: I study big, complex behaviors of small organisms, particularly bacteria’s ability to recognize themselves and form territories, much like how birds flock together and wolves form packs.
Hobbies: I play several team sports and enjoy running, cycling and skiing.