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News

Improving aquaculture and identifying impact of climate change by researching crab molting

Mykles will lead a team awarded a $1.2 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to use DNA and peptide sequencing to identify genes and proteins essential for the molting process.

Biology post-doctoral researcher uses genomic data to improve conservation of endangered species

Forester was awarded the David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship, which she will use to investigate how best to integrate large-scale genomic data into ESA listing decisions.

Zoology alumna and conservationist co-founds One Earth Conservation

Gail Koelln founded One Earth Conservation, an organization that empowers local people to create sustainable economies that conserve and support their indigenous parrot populations.

$1.6 million DOE grant supports scientists studying bird deaths at solar facilities

CSU biologist Kristen Ruegg is working with UCLA researchers to study which bird species are most impacted by the solar industry.

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