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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...
Sep 22 2016 | HHMI | Posted In: Awards, Research, Faculty
Professor Jan Skotheim has been selected as one of 84 Faculty Scholars by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  The HHMI-Simons Faculty Scholar award recognizes early-career scientists who have great potential to make unique...
Sep 6 2016 | Inside Science | Posted In: Research, Faculty
In the course of a 17-year experiment on more than 1 million plants, Department of Biology scientists put future global warming to a real world test — growing California flowers and grasslands with extra heat, carbon dioxide and nitrogen to mimic a not-so-distant, hotter future.
Aug 19 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
By using modern techniques to study how proteins are directed to various areas within a cell, Biology Professor Judith Frydman and colleagues are revising the fundamental understanding of cellular mechanisms. The work could impact future drug designs. The study was recently published in Nature;...

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