Congratulations to Chinmay Sonawane (Haig Lab) awarded the Captain Jonathan Fay Prize by the Radcliffee Institute. The prize is awarded to the graduating senior who has produced the most outstanding imaginative work or piece of original research in any field. Chinmay won for his project, "A Defence of the Queens of Africa: The Public Health and Economic Benefits of Spotted Hyenas (Crocuta crocuta)."
Dylan Ryals (Farrell Lab) for his project, “Of Mites and Men: Using Spatially Explicit Sampling and Genetic Sequencing to Uncover Disease Dynamics of Honeybee Parasite Varroa destructor in Migratory Apiculture.”
Allison Shu Ting Law (Giribet Lab) for her project, "...
Rewan Abdelwahab, Integrative Biology (IB) concentrator in OEB, says the four trips to five countries during her years at Harvard helped define and shape who she is.
As a first-year student, Rewan visited Santiago, Chile where she was immersed in the Spanish language and learned about health care and education in the country, often working with students from local schools. During her sophomore year, she traveled to Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia to learn about Islamic history and culture. The summer before her junior year, she was in Istanbul and Alexandria,...
Undergraduate IB Concentrator, Camille DeSisto (Davis Lab) spent two summers in Madagascar’s tropical forests studying invasive plant dispersal, by exploring lemur poop. The island’s lemurs eat the plant’s fruit and poop out the seeds, widely spreading the invasive strawberry guava along Madagascar’s tropical east coast threatening native plants that are unlike plants found anywhere else. Camille's research was featured in the... Read more about Camille DeSisto Searches for Answers in What Lemurs Leave Behind
Congratulations to Rewan Abdelwahab, IB concentrator in OEB, presented the Spirit of Harvard College Award by the Dean of Students Office. Rewan is one of three students to receive the award for showing a commitment to the ideals articulated in the Mission of Harvard College over the past academic year. The award recognizes significant campus leadership contributions to integrate the intellectual, social, and...
HarvardOEBUsing Micro-CT to create 3D models of ancient specimens, OEB prof and @MCZHarvard
curator of invertebrate paleontology Javier Ortega-Hernández & Yu Liu are redefining old beliefs and turning up surprises in arthropod evolution! @InvertebratePalt.co/SbYjj7kfcy
HarvardForestOur virtual fall seminar series kicks off soon with a talk by @HarvardOEB professor & our new Interim Director, @TheHolbrookLab! Join us online on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 11:00am EDT to learn about the wonders of tree water transport in "It's Hard To Be a Tree!" (link coming soon) t.co/RHL3CzwmmF