News and events

Colloquium schedule

Colloquium schedule for Fall 2019
Date Speaker Institution Talk title
Aug. 28 None - Student intro. n/a n/a
Sept. 5 Jamie Voyles EECB How does it end? A story of a lethal killer and the fate of frogs
Sept. 12 Erin Hannan EECB Biogeochemical and ecohydrological responses to shifting wildfire regimes in the western U.S.
Sept. 19 Bryan Hamilton Great Basin National Park TBD
Sept. 26 Rory Telemeco Cal State Fresno Lizards / ecophyiology / etc.
Oct. 3 Sam Cushman USFS RMRS Linking genetic data and movement modeling to predict population connectivity
Oct. 10 Amy Trowbridge EECB TBD
Oct. 17 Elizabeth Hobson U Cincinnati The evolution of decision-making, social cognition, and complex sociality
Oct. 24 Sarah Richman U Madison TBD
Oct. 31 Soren Brothers USU TBD
Nov. 7 Erol Akcay U Pennsylvania TBD
Nov. 14 Rob Raguso Cornell TBD
Nov. 21 Aaron Bauer Villanova University TBD
Nov. 28 None - Thanksgiving n/a n/a
Dec. 5 Dan Crocker Sonoma State University Body reserves, stress and reproduction in elephant seals
Dec. 12 None - Finals  n/a n/a

Achievements and announcements

2019 Chemical Ecology Hitchcock Graduate Student Fellows

3/19: Congratulations to the three EECB Students who received the 2019 Hitchcock Graduate Student Fellowship in Chemical Ecology. Devon Picklum, Danny Nielsen, and Anson Call were among four total students to receive competitive funding to conduct research in the field of chemical ecology

Three EECB students awarded NSF awards

4/19: Three EECB students: Valentina Alaasam, Aramee Diethelm, and Ben Sonnenberg were awarded the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Award from the National Science Foundation. Congratulations to these researchers!

Interesting NY Times article related to EECB's Josh Jahner's research interests

2/2019: EECB's postdoctoral research associate, Josh Jahner, has diverse research interests, and has published on diverse topics that vary from bighorn sheep to gynandromorph butterflies; he was recently quoted in a NY Times note on bilateral gynandromorphism. Nice work, Josh.

EECB alumni’s article selected as editor’s choice

Congratulations to EECB alumni Christopher Moore and Jacob Dittel for their upcoming article in the April issue of Ecography titled "The mismatch in distributions of vertebrates and the plants that they disperse," selected as editor's choice.