I still remember where I was when I received the text message from Dr. Becker about attending the 2018 Salish Sea Ecosystem conference. I was walking out of class, with less than a week remaining as a college student. Although
2018’s Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference was my very first science conference. I’ve long had a healthy obsession with Puget Sound and the Salish Sea, but I am just beginning my path to earning the degree in science that will help
When you think of microscopic images, what comes to mind? Cells, hairs, tiny bugs, something else? A microscope can open up a whole world of images and creatures that are too small to see with your naked eye. The microscopes
Last year the Becker lab had the opportunity to attend and present at the Western Society of Naturalists 100th Anniversary Conference in Monterey, California. With amazing sights, wonderful networking opportunities, and memories with the coolest lab members, what more could
Welcome! Hello everyone! My name is Katie Zentner, and I’m an undergraduate pursuing my degree in Environmental Science with a focus on Biology at the University of Washington Tacoma. In winter quarter of 2016 I became an undergraduate research lab
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
Hello World! After a busy quarter, we are getting back into the blogging habit. Some highlights of the past quarter or so: The #BeckerLab (Megan, Michelle, Axton, and Brenda) did a great job presenting our work at the Salish Sea
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.
With huge praise for Cody Char, our amazing video guy at UW Tacoma. A short video about our work in the Becker Lab at UW Tacoma.
This month we say goodbye to part of the Becker Lab. It seems like yesterday when I posted about their arrival! Now that spring quarter is over, the students taking the ten-week research experience class have finished their projects and