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Published: 06/26/2020

Biology professor Horacio de la Iglesia and postdoctoral researcher Leandro Casiraghi co-authored a study published June 10 in Current Biology about university student sleep patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers...Read more

Published: 06/22/2020

Carl Bergstrom is featured in an NBC News article as "a voice of clarity on the coronavirus."

An evolutionary biologist by training, Bergstrom has emerged as one of...Read more

Published: 06/11/2020

Studies have shown that students from certain backgrounds are less likely than their peers to complete an undergraduate degree in science, technology, engineering or...Read more

Published: 06/05/2020

Right as Rain, the UW Medicine digital publication, published an article on microplastics and their potential impact on the environment and human health....Read more

Published: 06/05/2020

Danielle Marangoni-Simonsen, class of 2017 Biology grad, was one of twenty-two UW students and alumni to be awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year. The...Read more

Published: 05/29/2020

The precise herd immunity threshold for the novel coronavirus is not yet clear, but several experts said they believed it would be higher than 60 percent. Carl Bergstrom comments on herd immunity...Read more

Published: 05/13/2020

Deborah Gilesresearch scientist for Sam Wasser's University of Washington Center for Conservation Biology, was featured in an article on KUOW about Pacific Northwest whales...Read more

Published: 05/07/2020

Ben Kerr spoke to KUOW about antibiotics and the pandemic.

A recent report in the journal Science suggested that antibiotic use for this purpose was surging both in...Read more

Published: 05/05/2020

Congratulations to our Biology students recently included in this year’s Husky 100! The Husky 100 recognizes the outstanding work and achievements of students (both undergraduate and graduate) that are...Read more

Published: 05/04/2020

Carl Bergstrom co-authored this OpEd piece in the New York Times, on what is not said about herd immunity.

In the absence of a vaccine, developing immunity to a disease...Read more