A warm welcome from Foggy Bottom to all of our alumni, students, faculty and friends!
With 2020 in the rearview mirror, the members of the GW Department of Biological Sciences are looking forward to a new and exciting year of research, education, and outreach activities. Despite the many academic challenges arising from a global pandemic, the articles in this issue describe a few of the many ways our department’s dedicated students, staff and faculty have doggedly continued to advance their ambitious research agendas while creatively re-imagining how to teach in a new, digital environment.
We also highlight the personal and professional achievements of our alumni and express our appreciation for the many generous gifts of time, talent and philanthropy provided by our alumni and supporters. Please read on to get a glimpse into some of the exciting happenings in the department.
Dr. John Lill
Chair, Department of Biological Sciences