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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Associate Professor Paul Armsworth is featured in TN Today with a new paper in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment called, “Are conservation organizations configured for effective adaptation to global change?” Veronica Brown (research coordinator, McCracken Lab) is featured on […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: March 4, 2015, 4:28 am
Christine Hawkes’ seminar, which was scheduled for 3:30pm on Friday, February 27, has been cancelled, due to inclement weather.
Author: armsworth
Posted: February 26, 2015, 5:26 pm
On pages 6-7 in the March 2015 issue of National Geographic, there is a shout-out to J.R. Shute and Pat Rakes, two of Dave Etnier’s former Zoology graduate students.  They founded Conservation Fisheries, Inc., based in Knoxville, which is devoted […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: February 25, 2015, 11:55 pm
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.
Author: armsworth
Posted: February 18, 2015, 2:06 am
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 […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: February 13, 2015, 3:25 am
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 […]
Author: armsworth
Posted: February 13, 2015, 3:13 am
The 65th annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage is April 21 to 25, 2015. This event in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and nearby Gatlinburg features a variety of wildflower, fauna, and natural history walks, motorcades, photographic tours, art classes, and indoor seminars. Registration starts […]
Author: bomeara
Posted: February 10, 2015, 3:09 am
Darwin Day is an international, annual event to celebrate the science of Charles Darwin and promote science education. UT has been hosting one for nearly 20 years. This year’s event features talks on invasive species (by EEB Prof. Sandy Echternacht), a […]
Author: bomeara
Posted: February 9, 2015, 9:20 pm
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)  
Author: armsworth
Posted: February 4, 2015, 1:30 pm
Hey, Undergrads… don’t forget that there is a whole EEB webpage devoted to research opportunities (REU’s, summer field assistants, etc.) at http://eeb.bio.utk.edu/undergraduate-research-opportunities/.  Check it out regularly, so you don’t miss the deadline for the experience you want!
Author: armsworth
Posted: February 4, 2015, 12:39 pm

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