Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Biology Department Features Research on Spatial Regulation of Genes

Biology Department Features Research on Spatial Regulation of Genes

By Shiva Ranganathan November 1, 2023

An assistant professor in the department of biochemistry discussed his work on membraneless organelles and their interactions with hormones like androgen and estrogen in the body at the Oct. 26 “Spatial...

GUMC Highlights Research on Growth Signaling to Prevent Leukemia

GUMC Highlights Research on Growth Signaling to Prevent Leukemia

By Shiva Ranganathan November 1, 2023

A professor of medical oncology at Johns Hopkins University discussed his research on the evolution of blood-related cancers and how pathways to their growth can be inhibited at the weekly Bhussry Seminar...

Biology Department Seminar Highlights Research on the Impact of Neuron Proteasomes on the Nervous System

Biology Department Seminar Highlights Research on the Impact of Neuron Proteasomes on the Nervous System

By Shiva Ranganathan October 20, 2023

The department of biology hosted Seth Margolis, an associate professor of biological chemistry at Johns Hopkins University, at an Oct. 12 seminar to discuss his research on special enzymes in nerve cells. Margolis’...

Biology Department Seminar Features Research on Nutritional Immunity to Bacteria

Biology Department Seminar Features Research on Nutritional Immunity to Bacteria

By Shiva Ranganathan October 11, 2023

The department of biology hosted a University of Florida professor at an Oct. 5 seminar, where he discussed nutritional immunity as a method to combat bacterial infections. José Lemos, associate professor...

Biology JEDI Committee Supervises Restructuring of First-Year Biology Course

Biology JEDI Committee Supervises Restructuring of First-Year Biology Course

By Pallavi Bommareddy September 13, 2023

Biology Department Committee on Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) supervised changes for the Fall 2023 “First-Year Seminar” course, which serves as an introductory seminar for freshmen...

REUTER: Acclimating to New Environments

REUTER: Acclimating to New Environments

By Sarah Reuter April 29, 2020

I expected the last few weeks of my time as a Georgetown University student to be filled with nostalgic lasts. I have instead found myself confronted with a series of firsts. I experienced my first week...

REUTER: Value Diversity of Georgetown Experiences

By Sarah Reuter March 3, 2020

Standing at my research bench, I was holding two petri dishes over a Bunsen burner flame comparing bacterial growth between the two plates. Culturing bacteria may not fall on most people’s summer bucket...

REUTER: Maintaining Homeostasis in College

By Sarah Reuter February 14, 2020

Following the pre-med track at Georgetown University requires becoming well acquainted with chemistry. Pre-med coursework includes two semesters of “General Chemistry,” two semesters of “Organic...

REUTER: Appreciate Social Cofactors

By Sarah Reuter January 22, 2020

As I sat in Reiss 103 my first week at Georgetown University for professor Heidi Elmendorf’s “Foundations in Biology I” lecture, I felt unsettled. I entered Georgetown with a declared biology major,...

SISODIYA: Fueling the Body, Feeding the Mind

SISODIYA: Fueling the Body, Feeding the Mind

By Sudhanshu Sisodiya November 1, 2016

Food is central to all of our lives. We often talk about food, watch TV shows about food and share food with friends and family. This should not be surprising given the fundamental necessity of food in...

EPSTEIN: Heartbreak and the Neuropsychology of Memory

By Zoe Epstein August 22, 2016

Breakups, particularly painful ones, are difficult to forget. After having a broken heart, many people believe they will never get over it. But then, somehow, they eventually start thinking about their...

Brains, Booze and Bad Decisions

By Ayan Mandal April 29, 2016

Around this time last year in the spring of 2015, I saw a poster on campus that read “Make Good Decisions.” This poster was obviously in reference to Georgetown Day, the last Friday of classes during...

Load More Stories

Comments (0)

All The Hoya Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest