Woody Plants of Kentucky and Tennessee

Eugene Wofford has co-authored a new book called Woody Plants of Kentucky and Tennessee: The Complete Winter Guide to Their Identification and Use.  The guide enables people to identify trees, shrubs, and woody vines during the winter months, when the […]

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Bat Mania

Gary McCracken took 3 graduate students (Amanda Janicki, Riley Bernard, and Melqui Gamba Rios) to the International Bat Research Conference in Costa Rica in August.  It was the largest bat meeting ever, with over 600 participants from 55 countries.  Below […]

NIMBioS Renewal

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $18.6 million to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) to continue its interdisciplinary efforts in developing new mathematical approaches to problems across biology, from […]

Impactful research

The most popular paper in the Quarterly Review of Biology over the past three years, based on downloads, is “Homosexuality as a Consequence of Epigenetically Canalized Sexual Development” by Rice, Friberg, and EEB Distinguished Professor Sergey Gavrilets. This paper has […]

Rock iguanas

EEB faculty member Charlie Kwit was recently featured in a video by the Shedd Aquarium about rock iguanas. For more information about the science, see here. The video is embedded below.

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Multiple EEB members receive Chancellor’s Awards

The UT Chancellor’s Office gives annual awards to recognize “extraordinary achievements” for faculty, staff, students, and other members of the EEB community. EEB-associated members received a disproportionate number of awards, including half of the awards for community service: Gary McCracken […]

Remembering Hal DeSelm

Our esteemed colleague Hal DeSelm died July 12 at 7pm. Hal’s wife of 63 years, Bee, and their daughter Diane were with him. The obituary and guestbook are here. A memorial service is being held this Sunday, July 17 at […]