Virtual Spring Seminars

Join us for our virtual Spring Seminar Series this quarter, Thursdays from 4:00–6:00 pm PT on Zoom.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many of our planned speakers have graciously agreed to present virtually this quarter. We hope you can join us for these important talks and use the opportunity to connect with your colleagues and classmates. 

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Spring 2020 Graduation

Please join us for a special virtual graduation ceremony on June 12th at 3:30 pm PT on Zoom. Graduates, family, and friends, please register here for the ceremony.

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A rising tide of marine disease? How parasites respond to a warming world

Warming events are increasing in magnitude and severity, threatening many ecosystems worldwide. As the global temperatures continue to climb, it also raises uncertainties as to the relationship, prevalence, and spread of parasites and disease. A recent study from the University of Washington explores the ways parasitism will respond to climate change, providing researchers new insights into disease transmission.

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SAFS researchers and graduates coauthor international letter addressing transboundary mining pollution

A number of UW researchers have joined an international group of science and policy experts to publish a joint commentary in the journal Science, calling on U.S. and Canadian leaders to address damages and risks caused by Canadian mine pollution flowing downstream into U.S. states. Led by researchers at the University of Montana, the cohort included five graduates and one PhD candidate from the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

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Explore our programs

SAFS students work alongside talented peers and faculty to engage in a rigorous and inclusive learning environment. Join us to connect with some of the best minds and immerse yourself in cutting-edge scientific research.

Meet our Faculty

Our faculty are committed leaders with broad academic expertise and interests. With access to a network of local, national and international leaders, we contribute influential research on topics ranging from organisms, populations, ecosystems, to human users of aquatic ecosystems.