Eduardo Blumwald

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Plant Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Offices and Labs

1119 Plant Reproductive Biology Bldg.


Ph.D. - Hebrew University of Jerusalem and University of California, Berkeley - Bioenergetics


2003 - Alexander von Humboldt Prize
2008 - Fellow, Japan Society Promotion of Science
2011 - Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2012 - Loomis Distinguished Lecturer, Iowa State University
2013 - RAICES Prize to Scientific Development and Cooperation, Ministry of Sciences and Technology, Argentina.
2013 - REDBIO-FAO International Prize, Latin American Biotechnology Network.
2014 - Fellow, American Society of Plant Biology

Department and Center Affiliations

Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences


American Society of Plant Biologists
Society for Experimental Biology
American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Plant Biology

Specialties / Focus

Plant Biology
  • Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Genomics
  • Environmental and Integrative Biology

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Horticulture and Agronomy


PRB 1201

Teaching Interests

Biotechnology, Membrane Biology, Stress Physiology (PLB161B. GGG210B)


BIT 161B Biotechnology (Spring)
PBI 200C ion transport and stress signaling (Spring)


12/18/2017 11:30:05 AM
  • Shaar-Moshe L, Blumwald E, Peleg Z (2017). Unique Physiological and Transcriptional Shifts under Combinations of drought, heat and salinity.  Plant Physiol. 174:421-434.

  • Sade N, Ummajkitikorn K, Rubio Wilhelmi MM, Wright M, Wang S, Blumwald, E (2017). Delaying chloroplast turnover increases water-deficit stress tolerance through the enhancement of nitrogen assimilation in rice. J. Exp. Bot. in press.

  • Farcuh M, Li B, Rivero R, Sadka A, Blumwald E (2017). Sugar metabolism reprograming in a non-climacteric bud mutant of a climacteric plum fruit. J. Exp. Bot. 68:5813-5828.