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Grant will further optogenetics research

A new $1-million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation will advance the study of optogenetics, a technology that allows scientists to control cells with light. Read more

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Scott P. Bruder, MD, PhD ’84 receives AIMBE’s highest honor

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Research Grants and Publications

Heather Leslie, PhD

Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

A study led by Heather Leslie, the Peggy and Henry D. Sharpe Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, applies a "social-ecological systems" framework to examine the sustainability of fisheries in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur.

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Christine Janis, PhD

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

A study co-authered by Professor of Biology Christine Janis explains how the rise of the Rocky Mountains may have safeguarded North American mammals from extinction.

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Mark Johnson, PhD

Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry

Mark Johnson, associate professor of biology, has joined a 3-year, $2.9-million study that will investigate fertility evolution in flowering plants.

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BioMed Publications

Spotlight

The Rhode Island chapter of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association has conferred its highest honor to researchers at Brown.
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