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May 3 2016 | NAS | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Professor Stephen Palumbi was elected to the National Academy of Sciences at its  Annual Meeting on May 3, 2016.  Dr. Palumbi is the Jane and Marshall Jr. Professor in Marine Sciences and Director of Hopkins Marine Station.
May 1 2016 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Professor Liqun Luo has been appointed to the Ann and Bill Swindells Professorship in the School of Humanities.  Dr. Luo is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The Luo Lab seeks to...
Apr 5 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty, Students
A study from Professor Elizabeth Hadly's lab finds that for much of human history on the continent, human populations grew like an invasive species, which are regulated by their environment as they spread into new places. Populations grew exponentially when people first colonized South America. But...
Mar 18 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty, Students
By studying the complex mating routine of African cichlid fish, a team of Stanford scientists, led by Biology Professor Russ Fernald,  has keyed in on a single brain receptor in female fish that determines whether they successfully reproduce. The finding has parallels across all vertebrates, and...
Mar 7 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty, Staff
Alison Feder, a graduate student in Professor Dmitri Petrov's lab,  is the lead author of a new study that could lead to improved testing of new drugs.  Using two decades of HIV data, Stanford scientists found that effective treatment caused the virus to evolve differently than less effective...

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