Brian Looney (Matheny Lab) has been awarded a US Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Award for his project “From saprotrophy to symbiosis: comparative genomics and functional diversity of a diverse ectomycorrhizal lineage in the Populus mycorrhizome […]
The College of Arts & Sciences presented staff awards this year, and Marva Anderson received an award for Outstanding Academic Support at the Staff Appreciation party on May 19. Congratulations! It is a well-deserved honor; EEB could not run without Marva! […]
Paul Armsworth has been selected as a James R. Cox Professor. The three-year award provides Armsworth with a stipend of $25,500 to support his research. Recipients are chosen by a committee for their excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
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!
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 […]
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.
EEB was once again well-represented at the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet. Congratulations to Paul Armsworth, Jessica Welch, and Kenna Rewcastle! Paul Armsworth, 2015 Alumni Outstanding Teacher Award Jessica Welch, 2015 Jimmy and Ileen Cheek Graduate Student Medal of Excellence Kenna […]
Congrats to Evin Carter, Jessica Moore and Michael Van Nuland, who were recognized for Graduate Research, and Riley Bernard, Cassie Dresser and Marisol Sanchez-Garcia, who were recognized for Graduate Teaching, in the Inaugural Graduate Student Appreciation Week 2015. Below is […]
Congratulations to Brian Looney (Matheny Lab)! His NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG) will be funded! DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Systematics, diversification, and functional maintenance of trophic mode in Russula (Russulales)
Alix Pfenningwerth, a graduate student in the Schweitzer Lab, won a Fellowship from the American Rhododendron Society this summer. Her research proposes to study how genetic variation in Rhododendron species influences physiological performance under a changing climate, including increasingly fluctuating […]