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UW Bothell lecturer Keya Sen awarded Fulbright grant for public health research in India, China, Bangladesh

Keya Sen

University of Washington Bothell lecturer Keya Sen has received a Fulbright Global Scholar Award to conduct public health research in India, China and Bangladesh. Her project is based on research she began in 2014 at UW Bothell on the pathogen campylobacter carried by crows that roost in the campus wetlands. The bacteria can cause illness. A microbiologist, Sen explores the crow's role at the genetic level.

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UW Bothell's crows in the news

A crow flying at UW Bothell.

At dusk the sky darkens over the University of Washington Bothell as up to 15,000 pitch-black crows descend on the campus. Swooping and cawing, they come from all directions to roost for the night.  It's turned into more than a must-see murder, The Herald of Everett reports.

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