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Evolution in the Galápagos

Students Visit the Galápagos for Field Work and Outreach

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Which Bacteria are Spreading Antibiotic Resistance in Wastewater?

A new U of I study may help scientists determine how bacterial antibiotic resistance emerges and disseminates as well as limits the spread of antibiotic resistance.

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U of I's Research on Vision Hits Science Magazine

Image Credit: Pavel Riha, University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic

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Looking for People’s Strengths

Sue Winger hopes to apply lessons from U of I at medical school.

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Clint Elg, a BCB PhD Student, is Awarded a Prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship

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Jill Johnson Publishes Paper on Heat Shock Proteins in Nature Communications

Johnson identified a version of Hsp90 that increases the requirement for specific cochaperones, allowing more detailed analysis of their function.

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CSI at U of I

This is the third year Candi Heimgartner has been invited to conduct “CSI at UI” Medical Session at STEM Days. Students will learn about the medical sciences by working with human bones.

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Kelly Dopke

Medical Sciences major and Vandal soccer player Kelly Dopke found the University of Idaho as a place where coaches, classmates, advisors and teammates all play a part in your life’s breakthroughs. Discover who you are and what’s next at U of I.

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Congratulations to Deb Stenkamp, Chanel Clary, Jean Norris and Luke Harmon

Three Biological Sciences employees received College of Science Awards at the 2019 awards ceremony

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Department of Biological Sciences

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Life Sciences South 252

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3051
Moscow, ID 83844-3051

Phone: 208-885-6280

Fax: 208-885-7905


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