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Jun 1 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Ecosystems of California, co-edited by Professor Hal Mooney,has received the Gold Medal for Contribution to Publishing in the 86th Annual California Book Awards. The comprehensive reference guide, which includes contributions from more than 150 authors, is a deep dive into the functions, management...
May 11 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Students
Julia Mason, PhD candidate in Larry Crowder’s laboratory was selected by the Northern California Chapter of the ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation as an ARCS Scholar for 2017-2018 academic year.  Laura Bogar, PhD candidate in Kabir Peay’s laboratory was selected by the Phi...
May 5 2017 | National Academy of Sciences | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Professor Dominique Bergmann was elected to the National Academy of Sciences at its  Annual Meeting on May 2, 2017.   Bergmann, who is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, began efforts as a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford to establish stomatal cells as a model for developmental...
May 3 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
In a study led by Assistant Professor Erin Mordecai, Stanford researchers modeled how rising temperatures might influence mosquito behavior and disease risk around the world. The researchers also calibrated their model with field data on human infections of mosquito-borne diseases.  This new...
Apr 22 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
New genetic evidence suggesting that early mammals had good night-time vision adds to fossil and behavioral studies indicating that early mammals were nocturnal. In a study led by Liz Hadly, professor of biology, scientists examined genes involved in night vision in animals throughout the...

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