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Seven Graduate Students Pass Dissertations

The Department of Biology congratulates six graduate students who defended their dissertations this year and were hooded during the Commencement Exercises in May.  The students…

July 7, 2023

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Isaac Cervantes Sandoval Receives First NIH R01 Grant

Isaac Cervantes Sandoval, an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University, has received a $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support his research…

June 15, 2023

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Casey Zipfel Wins Harold N. Glassman Dissertation Award in the Sciences

Casey Zipfel, a doctoral student in the department of Biology, has been named the recipient of the 2023 Harold N. Glassman Dissertation Award in the Sciences by the Graduate…

May 23, 2023

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Sarah Johnson Named Roy Chapman Andrews Society Distinguished Explorer for 2023

Sarah Johnson, a planetary scientist with a focus on the search for life in the universe, has been awarded the Roy Chapman Andrews Society Distinguished Explorer for 2023. The…

April 28, 2023

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Georgetown Professor Featured on Scientific American Podcast

Image: An Isabella tiger moth in its caterpillar stage. Credit: Wirestock/Getty Images Georgetown University Professor Martha Weiss was recently featured on the Scientific…

March 3, 2023

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Georgetown Bio doctoral alumna Dr. Niteace Whittington becomes a health science policy analyst!

Dr. Niteace Whittington, a Georgetown Bio Ph.D. graduate, has now shifted her focus from researching neural development to science policy! After graduating from Temple University…

November 17, 2022

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Isabella Turilli, a researcher in the Bansal Lab, wins the 2023 Rhodes Scholarship!

This week, a member of the GU Biology research community received one of the world’s most prestigious scholarships! Inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic to begin a career in…

November 13, 2022

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Viral Emergence Research Initiative (Verena) receives $12.5 million from the NSF to study viral emergence!

In an era dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the more recent monkeypox epidemic, understanding how, where, and when new viruses emerge is essential to global health and…

September 6, 2022

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Dr. Janet Mann bestowed the rank of University Professor!

The Department would like to extend its profound congratulations to Dr. Janet Mann, one of our incredible professors who was recently given the distinction of University!…

August 29, 2022

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Dr. Gina Wimp becomes a Full Professor!

We are incredibly proud to announce that Dr. Gina Wimp has been promoted to the level of Full Professor! Since joining the department in 2007, Dr. Wimp has supported students…

August 29, 2022