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 […]
The 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships have been announced; Jordan Bush (Simberloff Lab) and Todd Pierson (Fitzpatrick Lab) each received one. Congratulations!
Chelsea Miller (Kwit Lab) has been awarded Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship for Conservation Horticulture from the Garden Club of America and the Center for Plant Conservation. Each year, the grant enables a graduate student in biology, horticulture, or a […]
Both Katie Massana (O’Meara Lab) and Rachel Wooliver (Schweitzer Lab) won NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) grants last week! Katie will be going to New Zealand and Rachel will be going to Tasmania this summer.
The McCracken Lab has a new paper in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases (online first). Riley F. Bernard, Jeffery T. Foster, Emma V. Willcox, Katy L. Parise, & Gary F. McCracken. 2015. Molecular detections of the causative agent of white-nose […]
A 2015 Carlos C. Campbell Fellowship, from the Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association, was awarded to Riley Bernard (McCracken Lab, collaborating with Emma Willcox (FWF)) for the project titled “Further Investigation of the Winter Behavior of Bats at Hibernation Sites […]
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)
PhD student Courtney Gorman (Bailey Lab), Jen Schweitzer, and Joe Bailey recently published an article in PLoS One that’s making the news! Their paper finds that saving endemic species is important for ecosystems. Follow this link to read the full […]