Vanessa Constant receives Ecological Society of America’s 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award
Vanessa Constant

Congratulations to Vanessa Constant on receiving this prestigious award! Vanessa's research explores coastal dune ecology, while working with policy, management, and science communication.

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Mosquitoes that carry malaria may have been doing so 100 million years ago
mosquito in amber

Based on his findings of specimens preserved in amber, George Poinar suggests mosquitoes could have been vectoring malaria 100 million years ago.

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Marine scientists to use artificial intelligence, “big data” to locate and predict crime at sea
ocean

Jane Lubchenco is a co-principal investigator on an exciting new research project that will enable her team to identify, locate and eventually predict crimes in the world's oceans -- from illegal fishing to drug smuggling, slave labor and human trafficking.

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Jaga Giebultowicz Named the 2018 Honors College Meehan Eminent Mentor
Jaga Giebultowicz

Congratulations to Jaga Giebultowicz on being named Honors College Eminent Mentor. Under her guidance, Jaga helps students learn critical thinking, build a strong foundation in research, and have a more fulfilling college experience.

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The Paleobiologist Who Inspired the Science in ‘Jurassic Park’

In this Science Friday interview, learn what led George Poinar to investigate specimens trapped in amber, his thoughts on de-extinction, and his inspirations.

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Garter Snakes Used to Be All Over Portland. Where Did They Go?

We may not see many garter snakes in big cities, but Bob Mason says they're doing fine in the grand scheme of things.

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Three Oregon State University researchers earn rank of AAAS fellow

David Maddison was selected for his work in phylogenetic systematics, "including software tools that revolutionize how phylogenetics are studied, and advances in beetle evolutionary biology." Congratulations, David!

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OSU study: Blood-sucking flies around 100 million years

George Poinar has found insects in amber from five regions around the world carrying preserved, identifiable pathogens and parasites.

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Brian Tanis wins Wood Award from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology

The Wood Student Research Award recognizes outstanding contributions for collections-based research on vertebrate evolution. Brian received his award at the 78th annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology in Albuquerque, New Mexico in October. Congratulations, Brian!

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TEDxSGH "How the fruit fly helped to understand your biological clock"

Listen to Jaga Giebultowicz present her TEDx talk on understanding our night/day rhythms.

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