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Jan 25 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Every year, a small but not insignificant number of babies are born with hearts whose muscles are spongy and thin, although exactly what causes that condition isn’t clear. Now, Stanford biologists think they may have found a clue: spongy heart muscles could be the result of improperly developed...
Dec 13 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Biology professor Elizabeth Hadly has been selected as one of this year’s Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professors. She will receive a grant of $1 million over the next five years to promote innovations in undergraduate science education. Hadly wants to change the Stanford undergraduate...
Nov 16 2017 | SBN | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Assistant Professor Lauren O’Connell has been named the 2017 winner of The Frank A. Beach Award in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology from the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, for her comprehensive evolutionary reconstruction of the vertebrate social decision-making network,  culminating in a...
Nov 15 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Three Biology Assistant Professors were awarded Terman Fellowships:
Oct 16 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
 Professor Or Gozani has been appointed to the Morris Herzstein Professorship.  This endowed chair has a long history, going back to the original gift of $100,000 from Herzstein, a prominent physician, in 1927. The Chair has been held in the past by Biology professors Charles Yanofsky, Bruce Baker...

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