BSC graduate student Rebecca Varney (Kocot lab) wins best talk at World Congress of Malacology

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Rebecca Varney for winning a best talk award at the World Congress of Malacology for her presentation on the genome of the chiton Acanthopleura granulata (Mollusca: Polyplacophora)! Abstract of the talk: Molluscan genomic resources continue to increase, but with a marked bias toward bivalves and gastropods. Chitons are models for molluscan […]

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Jennie Thies (Caldwell lab) awarded NIH Diversity Research Supplement

Congratulations to Jennie Thies (Caldwell lab) for receiving an NIH Diversity Research Supplement! This highly competitive award is a 2-year grant that supports ongoing dissertation research training for individuals from under-represented groups. It will allow Jennie to focus solely on lab work without having the demands of teaching. With this award she will be able […]

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Congratulations to the *many* BSC students recognized during honors week!

The department of Biological Sciences is very proud of our students whose achievements in academics, research, and teaching were recognized during Honors Week. Congratulations all! Inge and Ilouise Hill Research Fellowship Katie Sandlin (Reed) Joab Langston Thomas Scholarship Rebecca Varney (Kocot) Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student in Biological Sciences Fall 2018 – Samuel Scopel […]

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Dr. Ryan Earley awarded the Leadership Board’s Outstanding Commitment to Students Award

Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Earley for being awarded the UA Leadership Board’s Outstanding Commitment to Students Award. This award recognizes a tenured or tenure-track faculty member in the College of Arts and Sciences for service in the advancement of students beyond the classroom. […]

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