Department News

2019-06-24

Postdoctoral Fellow Deborah Bird featured on "The Science Times"

For full article, please visit The Science Times.



2019-06-24

Professor Paul Barber, Doctoral Candidate Zack Gold , and Postdoctoral Researcher Emily Curd Featured in UCLA Newsroom

For full article, please visit UCLA Newsroom-"New environmental DNA Program makes conservation research faster, more efficient".



2019-06-24

Professor Bob Wayne and Graduate Student, Annabel Beichman featured in UCLA Newsroom

For full article, please visit UCLA Newsroom "Sea Otters have low genetic diversity like endangered species, biologists report".



2019-06-18

Professor Tom Smith and the Ebony Project featured in National Geographic

For full article, please visit here.



2019-06-12

Watcharapong Hongjamrassilp (WiN) from the Blumsteins lab Receives Several poster presentation awards

Watcharapong Hongjamrassilp (WiN) from the Blumstein’s lab Receives 1st place for his poster presentation award from the International Conference on Biodiversity (IBD2019) organized in Bangkok, Thailand (May 22-24, 2019).

He also has been awarded the 1st runner up poster presentation award from the Crustacean Society Mid-year meeting 2019 held in Hong Kong, China (May 26-30, 2019).



2019-06-11

Professor Paul Barber Awarded the UCLA Gold Shield Faculty Prize 2019

For full article, please visit UCLA Newsroom.



2019-06-07

Max D. Murray (Buth lab) has received a 1st Place Award for his poster presentation at the recent annual meeting of the Southern California Society of Parasitologists (SCSP)

Max D. Murray (Buth lab) has received a 1st Place Award for his poster presentation at the recent annual meeting of the Southern California Society of Parasitologists (SCSP) on May 3, 2019.



2019-06-05

Professors Shane Campbell-Staton and Nathan Kraft are awarded 2018-2019 Life Sciences Excellence Awards

This year, Professor Nathan Kraft was awarded the LS Excellence Award in “Excellence in Promoting Diversity & Inclusion. Professor Shane Campbell-Staton was awarded the LS Excellence Award in “Excellence in Educational Innovation (Untenured Faculty)”.

For full list of awardees, please visit here.



2019-06-05

Professor Greg Grether receives 2019 UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award-Undergraduate Mentorship Award

Professor Greg Grether receives the 2019 UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA) - Undergraduate Mentorship Award.
In 2004, a DTA for Distinction in Undergraduate Research Mentorship was implemented to honor an Academic Senate faculty member who has provided superb mentorship to undergraduate students engaged in research and/or creative, scholarly projects. The new award was recommended by the Joint Taskforce on Undergraduate Education in Research Context.

For full recipient list for this year's DTA awardees, please visit Here.



2019-05-24

Congratulations Several EEB graduate students for their 2019 NSF GRFP awards and honorable mentions

Congratulations to the following graduate students for their 2019 NSF GRFP awards and honorable mention:

Alec Baird in the Sack lab, Honorable Mention
Elizabeth Karan, Alfaro lab, Awardee
Whitney Nakashima, incoming to Alfaro and Smith labs, Awardee
Dyonishia Nieves, incoming to Sack lab, Awardee