Portrait photograph of Dr. Laura Duvall
June 15, 2020 - 10:15am

Dr. Laura Duvall is one of ten scientists to receive this year’s Beckman Young Investigator Award. 

photo of Maria Antonietta  Tosches
May 28, 2020 - 4:45pm

Dr. Maria Antonietta Tosches has received the McKnight Scholar Award, a competitive award granted by the McKnight Foundation to assistant professors in neuroscience.

Joshua Choe, Thomas Li, and Sohil Patel are pictured
May 21, 2020 - 4:30pm

This year's Bridges and Sturtevant Prize for most outstanding research in Biological Sciences by graduating seniors is being awarded to 3 students: Joshua Choe, Thomas Li, & Sohil Patel.

Portrait photograph of Dr. Yuste smiling in green shirt
May 14, 2020 - 11:15am

Dr. Rafael Yuste is one of just 8 recipients, out of over 200 applicants, of the DOD’s 2020 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship Competition.

photo of Meehan Crist
May 8, 2020 - 1:15pm

Earlier this year, Meehan Crist, writer in residence, delivered a Winter Lecture for the London Review of Books at the British Museum. 

Carol Prives is pictured.
May 5, 2020 - 11:00am

Dr. Carol Prives has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Darcy Kelley is pictured.
May 5, 2020 - 10:45am

Dr. Darcy Kelley has been selected as one of the five inaugural recipients of the Faculty Mentoring Award. 

Rebecca Stecky, Lauren Tang, Darik O'Neill, Pedro Gutierrez Tamayo, and Aubrianna Decker are pictured.
April 1, 2020 - 4:45pm

NSF GRFP winners have been announced! Congratulations to Rebecca Stecky, Lauren Tang, and Darik O'Neill who were offered awards, and to Pedro Gutierrez Tamayo and Aubrianna Decker, who each earned an Honorable Mention.

an illustration featuring a half moon shape of smoke stacks, open closed businesses, above a blue sky, above an illustration of the COVID19 virus
April 1, 2020 - 11:30am

Meehan Crist, writer-in-residence in Biological Sciences, writes in The New York Times about what coronavirus could mean for climate change


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