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Georgetown launches the GU Initiative for Maximizing Student Development!

This January, Georgetown received a competitive training grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund a new interdisciplinary training program for students from diverse…

February 3, 2022

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Dr. Shweta Bansal was featured in the New York Times!

On December 17th, commentary from our very own Dr. Shweta Bansal was featured in a New York Times article about the Omicron variant. A disease ecologist, Dr. Bansal studies…

December 17, 2021

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Former student Dr. Kaela Singleton was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list!

Designed to recognize the impact and excellence of incredible people under the age of 30, the Forbes 30 under 30 list is released yearly across several different fields, such as…

December 6, 2021

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Dr. Sarah Johnson and postdoc Maëva Millan make stunning findings in the hunt for life on Mars

This November, postdoctoral researcher Dr. Maëva Millan and Dr. Sarah Stewart Johnson published a new paper in Nature Astronomy entitled “Organic molecules revealed in…

December 6, 2021

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Dr. Mark Rose featured on Provost Groves’ Faculty in Research Podcast!

Provost Groves begins by introducing Dr. Rose and his work, including his long career researching cell biology in the model organism S. cerevisiae and his past work at Princeton.…

November 10, 2021

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Felicitations to our two new Figge Fellows!

Major congratulations are in order for Kenzie Knight and Jess Quiñones, two Biology of Global Health majors that were recently named Figge Fellows! Led by Dr. Drew Christiansen…

October 20, 2021

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2020 Chapman Medal winner Ian Yannuzzi publishes his thesis work with Dr. Jan LaRoque!

Major congratulations are in order for Ian Yannuzzi, an undergraduate researcher who graduated last spring after researching in the LaRoque lab. In the lab, Ian studied homology…

September 27, 2021

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Monarchs in the Media!

Recently, the Ries Lab was featured in Science Friday! A science talk show airing on public radio every Friday, the show incorporated the research of Dr. Leslie Ries and Naresh…

August 1, 2021

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GU Biology Alum Czarina Ramos is making waves at Albert Einstein College of Medicine!

Here at Georgetown Biology, we strive to prepare our students for incredible work in a wide range of careers, including research and medical fields. Czarina Ramos, a former…

July 14, 2021

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Personalities and Pods: Mann Lab publishes first-of-its-kind study about dolphin personality traits!

Dolphins are amazing, intelligent animals–but do they have stable personality traits? In the Mann lab, this question was the motivation for groundbreaking research about…

July 13, 2021