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Published: 04/24/2017

Big congratulations to two Biology faculty members who won 2017 UW Innovation Awards!  For more than 150 years, the University of Washington has been a place where the imagination thrives....Read more

Published: 04/24/2017

Assc. Professor of Biology and Adjunct Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, Greg Wilson, and his collaborators received the 2017 Bergstrom Award from the College of Arts & Sciences for their proposal "Prehistoric Body Theater"!...Read more

Published: 04/07/2017

Each year, the Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students from Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma in all areas of study who are making the most of their time...Read more

Published: 04/06/2017

Graduate student from the Riffell Lab, Eleanor Lutz, was recently named a winner in the 2017 "Vizzies", a scientific visualization challenge sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Popular...Read more

Published: 04/05/2017

The Parichy Lab was recently awarded a prestigious, 5-year $2.6M R35 grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH). This new grant, "Developmental origins and homeostatic mechanisms underlying adult phenotypes",...Read more

Published: 04/05/2017

Galápagos penguin chicks have it good. Even when they are old enough to hunt on their own, they beg their parents for food — and the parents give in.

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Published: 04/03/2017

Two articles from the HilleRisLambers lab demonstrate that tree-to-tree interactions are critical to understanding how climate change will influence forests of the Pacific Northwest.

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Published: 04/03/2017

Yasmeen Hussain, a recent Biology PhD graduate and ARCS Fellow, has received a prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Congressional Fellowship from the Biophysical Society! Fellows learn first-hand about...Read more

Published: 03/22/2017

A member of the Thomas and Brunton labs, Tanvi Deora, was in the top 11% of applicants who were recently awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Board of Trustees of the International...Read more

Published: 03/17/2017

It only takes two and a half hours to drive from Seattle to the North Cascades National Park—an ecosystem that covers 28,000 square miles and has snow-topped mountains, glaciers, rivers,...Read more