Department News

04/22/2016

Professors Robert Wayne and Kirk Lohmueller, as well as EEB Graduate Student Jacqueline Robinson featured in the UCLA Newsroom

For full article, please visit UCLA Newsroom.



04/22/2016

Professor Michael Alfaro Awarded the 2016 Student Development Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

Professor Michael Alfaro Awarded the 2016 Student Development Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award (DEI), designated by the UCLA Committee on Diversity and Equal Opportunity (CODEO). His selection is a testament to the tremendous efforts and accomplishments he has made towards diversity and inclusion on our campus.



04/22/2016

Professors Robert Wayne and Kirk Lohmueller, as well as EEB Graduate Student Jacqueline Robinson featured on NYtimes.com

Professors Robert Wayne and Kirk Lohmueller, as well as EEB Graduate Student Jacqueline Robinson featured on NYtimes.com.



04/20/2016

Congratulations to Prof. Glen Macdonald who has just been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Congratulations to Prof. Glen Macdonald who has just been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

For more information click HERE



04/06/2016

Professor Blaire Van Valkenburgh is this year's recipient of the Life Sciences Excellence in Research, Full Professor Award

The EEB Department is proud to announce that Blaire Van Valkenburgh is this year’s recipient of the Life Sciences Excellence in Research, Full Professor Award. The Excellence Awards in Research is based on a single research paper published within the past three years (2013-2016) by an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, who has an FTE in Life Sciences or who has taught a course for Life Sciences.



04/06/2016

EEB Graduate Student, Jonathan Chang, wins a NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

EEB Graduate Student, Jonathan Chang, wins a NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, "Testing macroevolutionary predictions of diversity and disparity in the ray-finned fishes”



03/28/2016

PhD student Camila Medeiros receives prestigious award from the Ecological Society of America

Camila Medeiros, PhD student in Lawren Sack's group, won the prestigious 2016 Forrest Shreve Award from the Ecological Society of America for her research on native Californian ecosystems, for her proposal "Toward a conservation physiology of Californian flora: assessing drought vulnerability and its variation with plant size across species and ecosystems"



03/16/2016

Birdsong Diamond in Tsukuba

The Charles Taylor Lab's NSF grant recently helped sponsor an outreach event in Tsukuba, Japan.
The idea was to further appreciation of the world from a bird’s standpoint. To learn more, please visit here.



03/15/2016

UCLA doctoral candidate in ecology and evolutionary biology, Kenneth Chapin, Featured in the UCLA Newsroom

UCLA doctoral candidate in ecology and evolutionary biology, Kenneth Chapin, of the Nonac's lab is featured on the UCLA Newsroom.



03/08/2016

Kirk Lohmueller gives a talk at the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig