Keith Fraga won a Office of Science Graduate Student Research award, which gives Ph.D. students the opportunity to conduct research at a DOE national laboratory. Mary-Francis LaPorte won the DOE’s Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, which helps train next-generation leaders in computational science.
Working with the Marine Mammal Center and Adjunct Professor of Animal Science Jason Watters, Animal Behavior Graduate Group student Karli Rice Chudeau explores behavioral management strategies that humans can use to better prepare rehabilitating pinnipeds for reintroduction into the wild.
Last week's second COVID-19 Public Awareness Symposium, organized and run by Distinguished Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology Walter Leal, attracted over 1,000 viewers. You can rewatch it here.
After 20 years, Donna Olsson, executive assistant dean for finance and administration, is retiring. While not a scientist, Olsson’s approach is the kind of career-cumulative, data-driven inquiry that a biologist might become renowned for.