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Biology Ph.D. candidate Ellen Jacobs named the 2023-24 MWC Mars Foundation Scholar! 

Last month, the Metropolitan Washington Chapter (MWC) of the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation named Ellen Jacobs, a Ph.D. candidate in the Mann Lab,…

December 18, 2023

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Biology Professor Martha Weiss recent publication

Biology Professor Martha Weiss, with her colleagues at The George Washington University and The University of Maryland, recently published a study investigating the ecological…

November 8, 2023

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Dr. Jeffrey Huang featured in Georgetown’s “Ask a Professor” Series!

This month, Dr. Jeffrey Huang of the Department of Biology was the focus of Georgetown’s ongoing “Ask a Professor” series, a collection of articles and videos…

October 25, 2023

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Biology alumnae Chloe Fishman (C ’20) and Olivia Gadson (C ’23) awarded with the NSF GRFP! 

This year, two Georgetown Biology alumnae, Chloe Fishman (C ’20) and Olivia Gadson (C ’23), were awarded with the National Science Foundation’s prestigious…

October 17, 2023

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Dr. Maryna Baydyuk honored by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy!

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October 11, 2023

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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