Campus Advisories

GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 5

05:10am, Thursday, March 05, 2015

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Thursday, March 5 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather throughout the region.

When the university declares a change to its operating status, employees classified as Designated On-Site are required to report to and/or remain at work, employees classified as Essential are generally expected to telecommute, and employees classified as Non-Essential are not required to work unless directed to do so by a supervisor.

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Biology Graduate Student Handbook

For general requirements and the online access to forms, see the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Student Handbook. For further information, send an e-mail to Professor of Biology and department Graduate Advisor Gustavo Hormiga or Columbian College Graduate Advisor Shonda Goward.

Meet Professor Eleftherianos

Professor Ioannis Eleftherianos's lab investigates host-pathogen interactions using a model insect (Drosophila), a nematode parasite (Heterorhabditis) and its symbiotic insect-pathogenic bacterium (Photorhabdus). All three players of the interaction can be genetically manipulated