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  • March 20
    Tamily Weissman-Unni has been awarded a grant in support of her project, “Mapping neuronal circuitry in the cerebellum using multicolor fluorescent ‘Brainbow’ zebrafish.”
  • February 17
    Dr. Autumn has been awarded an extension grant to continue work on his project, “RUI: Comparative micromechanics of gecko setae: Effects of rate, substrate, and environment.”
  • August 23
    Deborah Lycan Receives NIH Award
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    October 28

    With funding from the National Science Foundation, Alex Young ’15 spent his summer immersed in the forests of eastern Kansas. A typical day of his research internship—pursued after deriving inspiration from a book recommended by William Swindells Sr. Professor of Natural Sciences Paulette Bierzychudek—included climbing trees and collecting moss and lichen samples for later laboratory study.

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    September 18
    A biology and mathematics double major, Kristen Crandell B.A. ’09 has published her undergraduate research as the cover story in the journal Zoology.
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    September 17
    Professor of Chemistry Louis Kuo has been awarded a $220,116 grant from the National Science Foundation in support of his research on the degradation of organophosphates, neurotoxins that are used pervasively as agricultural pesticides.
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    August 21
    Get to know Assistant Professor of Biology Margaret Metz.
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    June 26
    Grant-funded research by Lewis & Clark students and faculty is the focus of a new website.
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    June 24
    Get to know Ian Alistair Lake B.A. ’13, M.A.T. ’14, a recent graduate of Lewis & Clark’s master of arts in teaching program.
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    June 18
    Greta Binford, associate professor of biology and renowned researcher of venomous spiders, recently appeared on a special Portland edition of Science Friday. The Public Radio International program—heard weekly by more than a million listeners—first featured Binford’s arachnid expertise in 2007.
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    May 15

    Our faculty members are honored for their exceptional teaching and research.


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    February 14
    Current students share their top Lewis & Clark course recommendations.
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    January 7
    Meet a few of our many outstanding professors.
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    May 21
    Biology major Julia Huggins ’13 is a member of Professor Peter Kennedy’s fungal ecology lab.
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    February 7
    The Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program is intended to train scientists for careers in public health while supporting infectious disease research. Two different kinds of fellowships are offered: Advanced Laboratory Training Fellowships and Postdoctoral Laboratory Research Fellowships.
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    February 5
    The Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. The cost-of-education allowance is accepted by all of the tenable schools in lieu of all fees and tuition. Hertz Fellows therefore have no liability for any ordinary educational costs, regardless of their choice among tenable schools.
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    February 5
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to:increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities;increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy;recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; andrecruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.
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    January 31
    As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award approximately 200 new three-year graduate fellowships in April 2013, subject to the availability of funds. The DoD will offer these fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering.
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    December 5
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers scholarships to undergraduate students from disadvantaged backgrounds who will pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.
  • August 25
    Department of Biology Fall 2011 newsletter for new and returning students.
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