Archive: Department of Biology

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The College of Arts & Sciences Celebrates Outstanding Students and Faculty at 2024 Tropaia Exercises

The Georgetown University College of Arts & Sciences gathered in historic Gaston Hall to honor exceptional graduating seniors and outstanding faculty members at the 105th annual…

May 18, 2024

CAS Magazine: Faculty

Curious Little Things: Uncovering the Wide World of Insects with Martha Weiss

Cicadas that change ecosystems. Moths that remember being caterpillars. Spiders that cosplay ants. Entomologist and Professor Martha Weiss studies the colorful, crawly, and…

April 30, 2024

CAS Magazine: Faculty

Reaching into the Night: Exploring the Cosmos with Sarah Johnson

Whether in the farthest reaches of our solar system, her lab on the Hilltop or her New York Times bestselling book, Professor Sarah Johnson seeks out signs of life — and…

April 30, 2024

CAS Magazine: Students

Filling in the Blanks: Experiential Learning in the College of Arts & Sciences

Students in the College of Arts and Sciences expand upon classroom learning with firsthand experiences in everything from genetic engineering and tech for good to religious…

April 30, 2024

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Four CAS Students Receive Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

This year, four students in the College of Arts & Sciences received one of the most prestigious awards for undergraduates in science, technology, engineering and. …

April 15, 2024

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Faculty and Staff Celebrated at Spring Convocation

The College of Arts & Sciences gathered in Copley Formal Lounge to celebrate the outstanding faculty and staff who comprise its exceptional community of…

April 8, 2024

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Researchers Recognized for Developing Multiple Sclerosis Drug

Jeffrey K. Huang and Maryna Baydyuk, faculty members in the Department of Biology, were among those recognized at Georgetown’s 2024 Innovation Awards…

March 18, 2024

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Insect Feast: New Paper from Georgetown Professor Explores the World of Cicadas

New research from College of Arts & Sciences professor Martha Weiss provides an unprecedented look into the curious and wonderful world of cicadas. “Once every 13…

November 27, 2023

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How One New Drug Can Be a Breakthrough for Late-Stage Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Jeffrey Huang, a provost’s distinguished associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Biology, and his team have developed a new drug that reversed…

October 13, 2023

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Five College of Arts & Sciences Alumnae Awarded Prestigious NSF Fellowship

This year, five alumnae of the College of Arts & Sciences were awarded fellowships through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship…

August 14, 2023