As April approached, the Becker Lab was anxiously preparing for presentations at the annual Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference hosted this year in Vancouver, BC. Research scientists, students, stakeholders, tribal representatives, and concerned citizens transformed the Westin in Vancouver to a
Over 400 women and men gathered in the Hub at UW Seattle on February 27th to connect and discuss the lives of women in science and engineering fields. Attendees ranged from pre-college students and guests to professionals and experienced educators.
Michelle and I have spent most of April and June in the Becker lab preparing polymerase chain reactions for each of the three species we are sampling this summer (Pacific geoduck clam, Pacific oyster, Manila clam). This is an extensive,