More than 20 researchers are preparing to sequence the DNA of plants, animals and other organisms to better understand the evolution of species.
Faculty say including undergraduates is important for the University’s research and gives undergraduates a leg up for graduate school and future job prospects.
A report on the high drug resistance to HIV in the D.C. area will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of public health officials’ clean needle campaign.
The study tested seafood from restaurants in the District and found that one-third of the dishes featured a different kind of fish than was listed on the menu.
Researchers received more than $88.3 million in funding over the past three months – a 135 percent increase from this time last year.
The Computational Biology institute has proposed two educational degrees to prepare students for the growing technology workforce in Virginia.
Vice President for Research Leo Chalupa wrote in a newsletter that GW has seen grant proposal rejections without review because of minor formatting errors.
Biological researchers have published the first draft of the Tree of Life, which links the evolutionary histories of close to 2.3 million named species.
The machines that make it onto researchers’ growing wish lists will have some of the greatest impacts on what happens inside GW’s $275 million Science and Engineering Hall.
The Computational Biology Institute is starting to plan a graduate program for master’s or doctoral students.