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Jan 18 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Assistant Professor Kabir Peay was selected as a Terman Fellow for three years beginning Fall 2016.  These fellowships, established by William Hewlett and David Packard, aid young scientists with establishing their laboratories and recuiting graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
Dec 8 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty, Students
Most animals we study have adult-like bodies early in their development. However, researchers in Chris Lowe's lab at Hopkins Marine Station have found that certain marine worms live for months as little more than a head. This work, published in the December 8, 2016 issue of Current Biology, ...
Nov 14 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
In a first-ever gobal analysis of kelp forests, Professor Fiorenza Micheli and a team of international scientiests found that some populations are remaining stable or increasing despite global climate change in part due to local management of stressors such as pollution, fishing and coastal...
Oct 28 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Professor Martha Cyert was reappointed as a Bass University Fellow. Established in 2001, the Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education recognizes faculty, including faculty from the graduate and professional schools, for extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education. The program...
Oct 24 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty, Students
Stanford scientists used tree cover maps and on-the-ground observations to measure biodiversity in Costa Rica. The results generated a method of modeling biodiversity across tropical landscapes. Chase Mendenhall, a postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Gretchen's lab, is the lead author of the study, which...

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