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Published: 06/28/2022

Biology Professor Peter Ward was recently featured in a bioGraphic article on nautilus research.

The nautilus inhabited the deep waters surrounding forest-clad Manus Island, an exclamation point at...Read more

Published: 06/28/2022

Biology Affiliate Professor Sue Moore was nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as a Commissioner of the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission.

Congratulations, Sue!

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Published: 05/17/2022

The University of Washington Honors Program has named Biology Associate Teaching Professor Jon Herron the winner of the 2022 Honors Excellence in Teaching Award.

From the UW Honors Program: ...Read more

Published: 05/17/2022

Jim Truman, professor emeritus of biology, is among four University of Washington faculty members elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2022. Dr. Truman’s research has focused on the...Read more

Published: 05/17/2022

Biology Professor Adam Leaché was recently awarded the University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award for 2022. This year’s Awards of Excellence recipients are being recognized for achievements in teaching,...Read more

Published: 05/17/2022

Congratulations to Emily Huynh, Ron Vered, and Zhen Williams on making this year's Husky 100! 

The Husky 100 recognizes the outstanding work and achievements of students (both...Read more

Published: 05/17/2022

UW Biology Professor Daniel Promislow was recently featured in Discover Magazine on the Dog Aging Project.

For many of us, our dogs are our constant companions. Whether...Read more

Published: 05/17/2022

In a paper published in Current Biology,  Dr. Z Yan Wang, an incoming assistant professor of biology and of psychology, and her colleagues report on new insights into the...Read more

Published: 04/06/2022

Congratulations to the various 2022 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) awardees and honorable mentions from the Department of Biology! The NSF GRFP recognizes and...Read more