Eric Roalson, professor, biological sciences, received the 2020 CAS Excellence in Graduate Advising and Mentoring award.
Austin Patton, doctoral candidate, biological sciences, received the 2020 CAS Doctoral Student Achievement in Sciences award.
Kara McClanahan, instructional support supervisor, biological sciences, received the 2020 CAS Staff Peer Mentoring award.
Cheryl Schultz, professor, biological sciences, WSU Vancouver, was named to receive the Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Outreach & Engagement at WSU Showcase 2020.
Stephen Bollens, professor, biological sciences, WSU Vancouver, was named to receive the Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Leadership at WSU Showcase 2020.
Robyn Reeve, doctoral candidate, biological sciences, won first place and the People’s Choice award in the CAS preliminary 3 Minute Thesis competition. She wet on to earn third place in the WSU-wide contest with her presentation “Leptin: Integrator of immune response and regenerations.”
Jeremiah Busch, associate professor, biological sciences, co-authored “Effects of life history and ecology on virus evolutionary potential” in Virus Research.
Cheryl Schultz, professor, biology, WSU Vancouver, coauthored “Demographic costs and benefits of herbicide-based restoration to enhance habitat for an endangered butterfly and a threatened plant” forthcoming in Restoration Ecology. She also coauthored with Leland D. Bennion, graduate student, biology, and Leslie New, assistant professor, mathematics and statistics, both of WSU Vancouver, and another colleague “Community-level effects of herbicide-based restoration treatments: Structural benefits but at what cost?”
Alexandra Fraik, doctoral candidate, Andrew Storfer, professor, Joanna L. Kelley, associate professor, and researchers Corey Quackenbush, Mark J. Margres, and Christopher P. Kozakiewicz, biological sciences, coauthored “Transcriptomics of Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) Ear Tissue Reveals Homogeneous Gene Expression Patterns across a Heterogeneous Landscape” in Genes.
Kerry McGowan, doctoral student, and Joanna Kelley, associate professor, biological sciences, coauthored “Expression analyses of cave mollies (Poecilia mexicana) reveal key genes involved in the early evolution of eye regression” in Biology Letters.