David S. Roos to receive the ASBMB 2024 Alice and C. C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology.

David S. Roos was nominated and selected to receive the ASBMB 2024 Alice and C. C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology. This award recognizes established investigators who are making seminal contributions to the field of molecular parasitology.

Coral Resilience - Environmental Animation featuring the Barott Lab

Coral reefs are vital for coastal communities, biodiversity and ocean health, but will they survive climate change? The Barott Lab collaborated with Penn undergraduate animation students to create this video explaining coral biology, climate change, and environmental resilience. Featuring interview with PennBio graduate student Luella Allen-Waller.

Brian Gregory elected 2022 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Since 1874, AAAS, a scientific society aimed at advancing science, engineering, and innovation “throughout the world for the benefit of all,” has annually named a class of fellows. This year, the work spans 24 scientific disciplines.

Landscape and climate factors can predict prevalence of Lyme disease bacteria

Environmental models, developed by biologist Dustin Brisson of the School of Arts & Sciences, former graduate student Tam Tran, and colleagues, could help forecast disease hotspots.

Undergraduates help songbird research project take flight

Through the PURM internship program, Julia Youngman and Eric Tao had the opportunity to work in neuroethologist Marc Schmidt’s lab studying the neural basis of courtship behaviors in songbirds.