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Former undergraduate student Jazmin Gonzalez and Jessica Konop have both been accepted into Washington State University's Veterinary School!

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee visits WSU Bear Center!

May 26, 2023

A great time was had by all as the Governor toured the WSU bear facility and learned about all the exciting research going on.

Read more about his visit here

Photo Credit: Shelly Hanks

WSU Photo Services

University Communications & Creative Services

November 1, 2020


The WSU Bear Center was featured on CBS Sunday Morning with an interview and hibernation focus by author and traveller, Conor Knighton. To see the full story, click here.


Ellery Vincent

on the successful completion of her Master's thesis:


"The relationship between circadian gene transcription and metabolism in hibernating brown bears, Ursus arctos"

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The editors at the Nature journal Communications Biology have chosen their favorite papers to commemorate the 2nd anniversary - and ours is one of them! Find out more here.

We're featured in WIRED magazine!

Check out the interview regarding bear hibernation and how this might be applied to human space travel in the (not too distant?) future.

Interested in joining the Jansen lab?

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