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Published: 03/02/2020

Deborah Giles, research scientist for Sam Wasser's University of Washington Center for Conservation Biology, was featured in the Seattle Times article "What killed hundreds of mighty gray whales?...Read more

Published: 02/19/2020

The Indianapolis Zoo today announced six finalists for the $250,000 Indianapolis Prize, one of the leading animal conservation awards in the world. These finalists are recognized as among those...Read more

Published: 02/18/2020

Sue Moore, biology affiliate professor, has been shortlisted for the 2019 IASC Medal.  Her award is for Outstanding Achievement in Understanding Marine Mammals as Ecosystem Sentinel and how Climate Change is...Read more

Published: 02/18/2020

Carl Bergstrom, biology faculty, was recently interviewed on an episode of NPR's All Things Considered "Troll Watch: Misinformation about the Coronavirus."

The disease caused by coronavirus has killed more...Read more

Published: 02/12/2020

“Insidious confusion” is a useful shorthand for how experts say disinformation about coronavirus is mutating and spreading faster than the outbreak itself. University of Washington researchers ...Read more

An Aedes mosquito with pollen sacs on its eyes feeding from Platanthera flowers
Published: 01/23/2020

Without their keen sense of smell, mosquitoes wouldn’t get very far. They rely on this sense to find a host to bite and spots to lay eggs.

And without that...Read more

Published: 01/22/2020

Suciasaurus rex, a meat-eating predator that lived about 88 million years ago, may soon be the official state dinosaur, thanks to eons of geologic upheaval, a chance discovery and some...Read more

Published: 04/13/2018

Tim Gallaher was named as a finalist in the 2018 Graduate School Mentoring Award for Postdoctoral Trainees. 

Hilary Hayford was also nominated for this presitgious award.

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Published: 04/13/2018

Biology graduate student Itzue Caviedes-Soli was named one of the Husky 100. Each year, the Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students from Bothell, Seattle...Read more

Published: 04/11/2018

A University of Washington professor has been awarded the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Medal for his work for developing noninvasive tools for monitoring human impacts on wildlife. Samuel K....Read more

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