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Published: 06/17/2024

In a UW News Q&A, UW Biology professor Abigail Swann discusses a project she led that combined climate projections with plant models to determine what combination of traits might...Read more

Published: 06/06/2024

Jeff Riffell, UW Biology Professor, and Melissa Leon Norena, UW Biology graduate student, were featured in a UW News video on their research on mosquito sensory systems. ...Read more

Published: 05/23/2024

A new paper out of the Rasmussen lab was accepted at Cell Reports for the May 28 issue. This study was led by postdoc Eric Peterman with contributions...Read more

Published: 05/15/2024

Biology Teaching Professor Alison Crowe was named one of the recipients of the 2024 UW Distinguished Teaching Award. The Distinguished Teaching Award is amongst the highest teaching...Read more

Published: 05/15/2024

Anatomy for Change is a program founded by former Biology undergraduates, Abdullah Bhurgri (BS, Biology, 2021) and Rhonda Osman (BS, Biology, 2022). The program provides opportunities for students underrepresented in healthcare careers...Read more

Published: 05/02/2024

Biology Professor Dee Boersma received the British Ornithological Union’s Godman-Salvin Prize during the Pacific Seabird Group’s annual conference banquet in February 2024. BOU Council awards honor an individual’s distinguished ornithological...Read more

Published: 05/02/2024

A study from the UW was named a finalist for the 2023 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Cozzarelli Prize, which “acknowledges papers that reflect scientific excellence and...Read more

Published: 05/02/2024

Biology graduate student Alyssa Sargent was quoted in a KUOW article on hummingbirds and their territorial fights. Also quoted in the article is Biology Assistant Professor Alejo...Read more

Published: 05/02/2024

Congratulations to the various 2024 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRFP) awardees and honorable mentions from the Department of Biology! 

The NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate...Read more

Published: 05/02/2024

Biology professor Dee Boersma participated in the "Celebrating Women's Impact" symposium hosted by the Nixon Library on March 15, 2024. This unique gathering explored post-war 20th-century advancements in the...Read more