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Genomics Research Initiative Selected to Receive Research Rising Award

The project, Growing KU’s Interdisciplinary Strengths in Genomics, is one of four selected by the university, and aims to unlock the secrets held in genomes to understand where we come from, how we fight disease, how organisms respond to a changing environment/climate, and new bioengineering app

Center for Undergraduate Research Honors Students, Mentors

Lena Hileman, professor and chair of the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, is the recipient of the 2022 K. Barbara Schowen Undergraduate Research Mentor Award. Srishti Baid, doctoral candidate in molecular biosciences, and Pietro Longo Hollanda De Mello, doctoral candidate in…

Billings receives Byron A. Alexander Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award

Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Billings, recipient of the Byron A. Alexander Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award. This award is given to honor a faculty member who demonstrates exceptional effort, care, and guidance in advising graduate students.

Ellis receives undergraduate research award

Congratulations to Martel Ellis, a senior studying Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, who received the Undergraduate Research Award for Summer, for their work in "MAMP Comparison Between Hybrid and Inbred Maize Genotypes."

KU's 'I Am Striving Series': Featuring Paulyn Cartwright

Paulyn Cartwright, professor of ecology & evolutionary biology, shares what inspires her research and work, along with her goals for that research. Watch a video and read a story about how Cartwright uses her study subject, jellyfish and their relatives, to help understand the evolutionary…

Join us for the EEOB Pizza Social!

Are you thinking about declaring the EEOB major or are you curious about EEOB? Join us for pizza and meet EEOB majors and professors Friday, May 6, 2022! The undergraduate committee is planning a Stop Day event for our EEOB major from 12 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2022. The event will…

Honoring Women in Science

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Biodiversity Institute & KU Natural History Museum celebrated women in science on Saturday, March 26. Local scientists set up booths for the day, including Maggie Wagner, ecology and evolutionary biology assistant professor, and Ph.D. student Ceyda Kural…

Spring to Action: Support EEB GSO's LaunchKU Fundraiser

EEB's Graduate Student Organization's Spring LaunchKU Fundraiser is officially underway. Continuing until May 5, this fundraiser aims to attain funds to support graduate student travel scholarships and outreach work. If you are able to donate, please do so! You can also help by attending the…

Jellyfish eyes will enable researchers to peer into inner workings of evolution

A team of researchers that includes Paulyn Cartwright, professor of ecology & evolutionary biology at the University of Kansas; Maria Pia Miglietta of Texas A&M University, Galveston; and lead principal investigator Todd Oakley of the University of California, Santa Barbara, have received a…

Ben Sikes receives boost from KU Research GO

Ben Sikes, associate professor, ecology & evolutionary biology, has received funding through KU's 2022 Research Grant Opportunity program as principal investigator for the project Space Stress Resistance of Microbial Communities.  KU Research GO aims to expand the university’s research…

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