Archive: Biology

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Dolphins in the Potomac? For This Georgetown Professor, It’s Her Life’s Work

Janet Mann's husband thought he could occasionally get her away from her research by getting a cottage down the Potomac River. Then the Georgetown professor found dolphins in…

June 10, 2024

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Biology Researcher Naomi Greenberg (C’24) Awarded Marshall Scholarship to Pursue Dual Passions in Genetic Research and Science Communication

Researcher and writer Naomi Greenberg (C’24) is one of five Hoyas to be named a 2024 Marshall…

December 11, 2023

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Summer Stories: Georgetown Team Shores Up Conservation Center in Coastal Kenya

This summer, a group of Georgetown undergraduates and professors traveled to the Diani Beach region of Kenya to bring their coursework to life by building out educational assets…

August 30, 2022

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Postdoctoral Fellow Maëva Millan and Professor Sarah Stewart Johnson Conduct First-of-Its-Kind Research Searching for Organic Molecules on Red Planet

In a paper published in Nature Astronomy, Georgetown Postdoctoral Fellow Maëva Millan and her advisor, Sarah Stewart Johnson, Provost's Distinguished Associate Professor in the…

November 16, 2021

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International Collaborative Research by Biologists Leslie Ries and Naresh Neupane Provides Key Insights to Decline of Monarch Butterfly

Leslie Ries and Naresh Neupane, professors in the Department of Biology, contributed to research published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution that revealed climate change…

August 30, 2021

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Anne Rosenwald Volunteers as QUBES Mentor for Leadership in Biology Education

Anne Rosenwald, Ph.D., director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Biology and professor of microbiology and immunology, recently served as a Quantitative…

August 11, 2021

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Bansal Lab Finds COVID-19 Transmission, Variant Risk Higher in Clusters of Unvaccinated U.S. Counties

A team of alumni, student and faculty researchers in the Bansal Lab is tracking COVID-19 vaccination in the United States, identifying five clusters of southeastern U.S. counties…

July 15, 2021

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New Study by Georgetown Scientists Shows Dolphin Personality Stable for Decades

While a few studies show that human personality traits last a long time, until now, the same has not been shown for wild animals. In a first-of-its-kind study published in…

June 18, 2021

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Biophysics Major Who Hopes to Help Fight Climate Change Contributes to Interdisciplinary Oceanographic Research

Biological physics major Victoria Boatwright (C’22) has always been fascinated by the ocean. In a recent publication through the Georgetown Scientific Research Journal (GSR),…

April 30, 2021

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Senior Completes Two Theses on Women’s Health, Plans to Work in Medical Equity After Graduation

Biology of Global Health and Spanish double major Grace Keegan (C’21) is an unstoppable force. In addition to completing two theses that focus on women’s health, the senior…

April 26, 2021