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New study shows how elevation may affect evolution

Scientists explain how the rise of the Rocky Mountains may have safeguarded North American mammals from extinction. Read more

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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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Karla Kaun, PhD

Department of Neuroscience

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Karla Kaun will apply a new $300,000 grant to study the neuroscience of alcohol intoxication.

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Richard Bennett, PhD

Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

A new study co-authored by Associate Professor of Biology Richard Bennett zeroes in on an enzyme that may damage bats in white nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed 6 million bats in North America.

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BioMed Publications


Nicholas Bellono, a graduate student in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology, has been honored with a 2015 Joukowsky Family Foundation Outstanding Dissertation Award for his thesis, "Ionic Signaling in Pigmentation." Bellano will receive his doctoral degree on May 24.
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