04/01/2013 EEB Grad Students, Doug Booher, Marissa Caringella, Mark Phuong, And Camille Yabut, Have Received Prestigious NSF Predoctoral Fellowships And Janet Buckner And Madeline Tiee Received Honorable Mentions
07/13/2011 USA Today Reports Today On Research By Christine Scoffoni, A UCLA Doctoral Student In Ecology And Evolutionary Biology, And Lawren Sack, A UCLA Professor Of Ecology And Evolutionary Biology
04/07/2011 The Department Of Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Is Pleased And Proud To Announce That Three Of Its Graduate Students Received The Very Prestigious And Highly Competitive NSF Pre-doctoral Fellowships For 2011
Professor Michael Alfaro and Graduate Student, Jonathan Chang, featured in UCLA Newsroom
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Professor Thomas B. Smith featured in New Scientist
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Professor Blaire Van Valkenburgh appointed inaugural Donald R. Dickey Chair in Vertebrate Biology
Professor Blaire Van Valkenburgh appointed inaugural Donald R. Dickey Chair in Vertebrate Biology. For more information, please visit UCLA Newsroom.
EEB Major Jimmy Zheng named as one of the 2016 Charles E. Young Humanitarian Awardees
Jimmy Zheng, a fourth-year biology student, was recognized for creating Street Outreach, an extension of UCLA’s Mobile Clinic Project that has operated weekly in the area of Sycamore Avenue and Romaine Street in West Hollywood for the past 16 years.
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Graduate student Brenton Spies and advisor David Jacobs aid in recovery efforts of the Southern Tidewater Goby, a critically endangered California coastal endemic fish
Graduate student Brenton Spies and advisor David Jacobs aid in recovery efforts of the Southern Tidewater Goby, a critically endangered California coastal endemic fish.
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EEB awarded five dissertation year fellowships
EEB has been awarded 5 Dissertation Year Fellowships to Sarah Joy Bittick, Janet Buckner, Mairin Balisi, Caitlin Brown, and Grace John!
Annual EEB Research Poster Symposium Results
Top Undergraduate Posters:
1st Place: #1 Michelle Lee, David Cairns, and Keith Gaddis. “Treeline advance of white spruce (Picea glauca) in south-central Alaska”
2nd Place: #12 Mehdi Nojoumi, Anthony P. Clevenger, Eric Abelson, and Daniel T. Blumstein. “How vehicular traffic effects elk and white-tailed deer at wildlife crossings in Banff National Park”
3rd Place: #13 Emily K. Chen, Kenneth J. Chapin, and Peter Nonacs. “Optimal egg size and tradeoffs between offspring number and quality in an amblypygid”
Honorable Mention #6 David Cerny and Michael E. Alfaro. “Phylogeny and divergence times of tetraodoniform fishes based on a new multi-locus dataset”
Top Graduate Posters:
1st Place: #19 Julia C. Notar and Malcolm S. Gordon. “A comparative study of sea urchin visual ecology”
2nd Place: #20 Rita Rachmawati, Amy Apprill, and Paul H. Barber. "Variation of endosymbiotic microbes between healthy and bleached corals”
3rd Place: #17 Bruno Passarelli and Bruno Pernet. "The marine live bait trade in southern California: a pathway for introduction of non-indigenous species of parasites”
Professor Peter Narins Recently elected as a Fellow of the International Society for Neuroethology
Professor Peter Narins recently elected as a Fellow of the International Society for Neuropathology at the International Congress of Neuroethology in Montevideo.
Professor Don Buth Elected as President of the Southern California Society of Parasitologists (SCSP)
Congratulations to Dept of EEB professor Don Buth who was elected as President of the Southern California Society of Parasitologists (SCSP).
EEB Graduate Student, Katelyn Gostic, awarded the Charles E and Sue K Young Graduate Student Award
EEB Graduate Student, Katelyn Gostic, awarded the Charles E and Sue K Young Graduate Student Award.
This special tradition, begun in 1981, recognizes graduate students for their exemplary academic achievement, research, and service to the campus and the community. As an awardee, Katelyn will receive a $10,000 fellowship.