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Origin matters for species interactionsOrigin matters for species interactions
 (6/15/2016 1:39:07 PM) Research from the Volker Rudolf lab finds that the early life experiences of individual animals can have wide-reaching impacts on distribution of species.
Rice Researcher Part of Reef Health StudyRice Researcher Part of Reef Health Study
 (6/8/2016 9:54:49 AM) BioSciences research Adrienne Simoes Correa in co-author of  a study published in Nature Communications, based on one of the longest and largest studies of coral reef health ever undertaken.  The study was featured on NSF Discovery and Rice NewsOne of the longest and largest studies of coral reef health ever undertaken - See more at: http://news.rice.edu/2016/06/07/coral-reefs-fall-victim-to-overfishing-pollution-ocean-warming-2/#sthash.jLvZ8xai.dpuf
2016 World Oceans Day2016 World Oceans Day
 (6/6/2016 3:11:35 PM) BioSciences faculty and students helped the Houston Museum of Natural Science celebrate World Oceans Day June 5 with a dynamic exhibit featuring life-sized coral reef banners on the museum floor.
IBB Girls STEM Initiative celebrates first gradsIBB Girls STEM Initiative celebrates first grads
 (5/24/2016 4:52:32 PM) Rice University’s Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering (IBB) recently celebrated the graduation of the first students from the IBB Girls STEM Initiative
Beckingham part of cancer-imaging studyBeckingham part of cancer-imaging study
 (5/24/2016 4:48:33 PM) Kathleen Beckingham is co-author on a study using LED light to pinpoint targeted cancer tumors tagged with antibody-linked carbon nanotubes
Caprette named Teaching ProfessorCaprette named Teaching Professor
 (5/20/2016 3:23:28 PM) Congratulations to David Caprette on being named a Teaching Professor, one of the first three people to receive this title at Rice University.
2016 IBB Hamill Innovations Awards2016 IBB Hamill Innovations Awards
 (5/11/2016 10:39:50 AM) Scott Egan and Luay Nakhleh were one of five teams of researchers chosen to receive Hamill Innovation Awards. Their research will use cutting-edge genomic techniques and “big data” statistical and bioinformatic tools to identify diagnostic DNA sequences that rapidly and reliably detect and distinguish emerging biological threats linked to human well-being. 
2016 BioScience Fulbright Grant Recipients2016 BioSciences Fulbright Grants
 (5/11/2016 10:04:25 AM) Biochemistry and Cell Biology majors Beatrice Herrmann and Spencer Seballos have been awarded 2016 Fulbright grants to study, teach and/or conduct research in a foreign country.
EEB lab helps KHOU test for mosquitoesEEB lab helps KHOU test for mosquitoes
 (5/4/2016 1:15:36 PM) Shannon Carter in the Rudolf lab helps KHOU News investigate mosquito breeding grounds related to the Zika virus clean up in Houston (click for video)
Scott Solomon and Adrienne Correa are both awarded 2016 Brown Teaching GrantsScott Solomon and Adrienne Correa are both awarded 2016 Brown Teaching Grants
 (5/4/2016 1:13:19 PM) Scott Solomon and Adrienne Correa are both awarded Brown Teaching Grants
Bonnie Bartel elected to National Academy of SciencesBonnie Bartel elected to National Academy of Sciences
 (5/4/2016 1:10:38 PM) Bonnie Bartel elected to National Academy of Sciences
Neuroscience Minor moving to BioSciences Fall 2016Neuroscience Minor moving to BioSciences Fall 2016
 (4/29/2016 12:53:05 PM) Neuroscience Minor moving to the BioSciences Department in Fall 2016
Gustin honored with George R. Brown Certificate of Highest MeritGustin honored with George R. Brown Certificate of Highest Merit
 (4/26/2016 5:08:29 PM) On April 26, Michael Gustin became the 11th faculty member to receive Rice’s George R. Brown Certificate of Highest Merit
HSP genes affect neurotransmission.HSP genes affect neurotransmission.
 (4/7/2016 11:10:35 AM) A four-year study by Rice University biochemists (from left) James McNew, Michael Stern, James Summerville and Joseph Faust has revealed specific neuronal defects that arise from two genetic defects known to cause hereditary spastic paraplegia. 
Houston Matters features Adrienne Correa.Houston Matters features Adrienne Correa.
 (4/7/2016 11:08:34 AM) Adrienne Correa discusses student participation in coral reef restoration exercises in her Coral Reef Ecosystems course, EBIO 372, on NPR.

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