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Jun 19 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
With help from students in Bio 107, Human Physiology Laboratory, an active and inquiry based laboratory course,  Professor Craig Heller is keeping people cool and safe in personal protective gear, such as that worn by firefighters and health care workers treating infectious disease.  
Jun 11 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Different species almost always coexist – whether it’s big animals on the plains, bugs in a jungle or yeasts in flower nectar – but how that works is complicated. Now, Professor Tad Fukami and members of his lab have teased apart competing theories of how species live together.  The study, which ...
May 2 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Parkinson’s disease affects around 10 million people worldwide, yet exactly how the disease and treatments for its symptoms work remains a bit mysterious. Now, a group of Stanford researchers lead by Mark Schnitzer have tested a seminal theory of Parkinson’s and found it wanting, a result that...
Apr 18 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Judith Frydman, a professor of genetics and biology and the Donald Kennedy Chair in the School of Humanities and Sciences, is among the nine Stanford faculty members who were elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious...
Apr 15 2018 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Waheeda Khalfan, a Lecturer in the Biology Department, has received a 2018 H&S Dean's Award for Achievements in Teaching.  This award recognizes faculty for their dedication and commitment to outstanding teaching.