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May 27, 2022

Spotlight on Faculty: Sierra Williams, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Sierra Williams, assistant professor of chemistry, discusses bacteria, inclusive scientific practices, and painting.

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May 11, 2022

Spotlight on Seniors: Sylvie Alexander ’22 Finds Success Through Seaweed

“The moment I learned about the possibility of climate mitigation through seaweed cultivation, it was like sparks went off,” Alexander says.

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May 5, 2022

Daisy Achiriloaie ’24 Earns Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Achiriloaie has been awarded the most prestigious scholarship in the United States for undergraduates studying natural science, engineering, or math.

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May 4, 2022

Janet Sheung Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Study Cell Transport

Janet Sheung has received a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to advance understanding of the intracellular transport process, which can lead to more effective drug delivery systems.

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April 25, 2022

Spotlight on Seniors: Jess Maurice ’22 Advances Understanding of Animal Social Behavior

Jess Maurice ’22 presented her research on the social hierarchies of fish at the Southern California Animal Behavior conference.

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April 4, 2022

Spotlight on Faculty: Gautam Agarwal, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Gautam Agarwal discusses decision-making, the interdisciplinary nature of neuroscience, and electronic music.

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March 16, 2022

Spotlight on Alumnae: Rebecca Zabinsky ’09 Works to Create Sustainable Proteins

Rebecca Zabinsky ’09 is a senior scientist at The EVERY Company, an organization whose mission is to create a sustainable, ethical approach to making protein. 

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February 23, 2022

Spotlight on Faculty: Bethany Caulkins, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications sat down with Bethany Caulkins to discuss science education, wildlife, and unexpected opportunities.

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January 31, 2022

Michael Spezio Co-Authors Nature Paper on Computational Neuroscience of Decision-Making

Michael Spezio, assistant professor of psychology, neuroscience, and data science, co-authored a paper, published in Nature, on the computational neuroscience of decision-making.

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September 7, 2021

Melissa Coleman Directs Summer Neuroscience Lab, Oversees Grass Lab Fellowships

Professor of Neuroscience Melissa Coleman led the Grass Fellowships in neuroscience lab this past summer. As director of the Grass Lab, Professor Coleman oversaw the independent research projects on animal systems carried out by postdoctoral fellows.

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