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Two UC Davis College of Biological Sciences Students Named Goldwater Scholars

April 08, 2020
Congratulations are in order for undergraduates Jayashri Viswanathan and Naomi Murray. Both join the 2020-2021 class of Goldwater Scholars, a prestigious undergraduate award program that encourages students to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics.

The Art-Science Loop: Creating Worlds with Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity Undergraduate Megan Ma

December 05, 2019
Since enrolling at UC Davis nearly four years ago, undergraduate Megan Ma has lent her artistic talent to the Aggie community. She’s taught scientific illustration, provided artwork for the BIS 2C lab manual and currently works as a graphic designer for the Center for Leadership Learning, all the while taking classes and rotating through research labs.

Investigating the Seagrass Microbiome

March 28, 2018
Seagrass carpets the seafloor creating a unique and vital ecosystem in shallow marine environments. Sea turtles graze on seagrass leaves while smaller organisms seek refuge in the green fields but, on the microscopic level, seagrass is also home to microbial communities. Such microbes compose the seagrass microbiome and potentially play a role in seagrass ecology.