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KATU: Hives help Portland State improve its urban ecosystem

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PORTLAND, Ore. - Thousands of honeybees are moving onto the Portland State University campus as the college looks to better the local ecosystem and make the area friendly to pollinators.

PSU welcomes bees to its pollinator-friendly campus

Students handling bees at the PSU Apiary
Portland State University students installed honeybees and mason bees on campus this spring.

James Powell (PhD candidate, Duffield Lab) has been awarded an EPA STAR fellowship.

Biology Department  PhD candidate James Powell (Duffield Lab) has been awarded an EPA STAR fellowship to continue and expand his doctoral research

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PSU student helps researchers in Texas make discovery about the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Portland State University senior John Donaho worked alongside microbiologists at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute (UTMSI) last summer, as a participant in the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduate program.

Portland State graduate student Jess Millar wins NSF GRFP award

Jess Millar, a PSU graduate student pursuing dual master's degrees in Biology and Statistics, has won a three-year award from the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

PSU study finds Oregon oysters contain drugs, other toxins

Dr. Elise Granek and PSU student Dominic Galen prepare oysters for testing.

Mitch Cruzan, Biology faculty, co-authored a paper. "Post-Pollination Discrimination Between Self- and Outcross-Pollen Covaries with the Mating System of a Self-Compatible Flowering Plant,” published in American Journal of Botany, Vol. 103: pp. 568-576.

Mitch Cruzan, Biology faculty, co-authored a paper. "Post-Pollination Discrimination Between Self- and Outcross-Pollen Covaries with the Mating System of a Self-Compatible Flowering Plant,” published in American Journal of Botany, Vol. 103: pp. 568-576.

Suzanne Estes, Biology faculty, co-authored “Paths of Heritable Mitochondrial DNA Mutation and Heteroplasmy in Reference and Gas-1 Strains of Caenorhabditis elegans,” published in Frontiers in Genetics.

Suzanne Estes, Biology faculty, co-authored “Paths of Heritable Mitochondrial DNA Mutation and Heteroplasmy in Reference and Gas-1 Strains of Caenorhabditis elegans,” published in Frontiers in Genetics.