Angela Chuang (Riechert Lab) has recently received awards from both the American Philosophical Society AND the National Geographic Society Young Explorer program to fund her field work in South Africa and Cuba. Congratulations Angela!
Dan Simberloff was featured in the Korea Times. He advised the Korean government this week to set up regulations to counter the trade of “invasive species” there and protect Korea’s biodiversity.
Brian O’Meara has received an NSF Career Award! “Reducing barriers for comparative methods” has been funded for $738,000 over 5 years. Congratulations Brian – great job!
Riley Bernard (McCracken Lab) was on Local8 News on June 4, talking about her work with bats in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Nice job Riley!
Congratulations to Gordon Burghardt – his new paper is getting press on Science Newsline and Phys.org! The senior author of the paper, Paul Weldon, received his PhD in Zoology at UTK. Gordon was his dissertation adviser. Weldon has written a […]
Congratulations to Shelby Ward (Armsworth Lab) who was selected to receive the Margaret “Tina” Riedinger Societal Impact Award for the First Annual Women in STEM Research Symposium for your significant contribution to the research finding or technological innovation that has resulted in, or […]
Brian O’Meara is co-PI on a newly funded, nearly $1 million NSF grant entitled “Collaborative Research: ABI Development: An open infrastructure to disseminate phylogenetic knowledge.” Brian’s part is to make trees with time information more available, and includes funds for a […]
Jessica Bryant (Classen Lab) has been awarded a Yates Dissertation Fellowship from the University of Tennessee. Congratulations!
EEB congratulates our graduate students who won awards from UT’s Division of Biology! Brian Looney received The Hollaender Fellowship Award. Zach Marion, Riley Bernard, and Quentin Read received Science Alliance Graduate Student Teaching Awards. Marisol Sanchez-Garcia received a Cokkinias Award.
Gary McCracken and Emma Wilcox (FWF) have received a Community Engagement Incentive Grant to build a bat house over in the UT Gardens. The house will be large, about the size of a faculty office, and raised on stilts. McCracken […]