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The department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior conducts a broad range of research spanning molecules to ecosystems from chimpanzee behavior to bacterial evolution, predator interactions on the Serengeti Plains to the impact of nutrients on grasslands. You are now viewing a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about EEB.

Forbes receives NSF grant

CBS Dean Valery Forbes recently received an NSF grant under the "Understanding the Rules of Life" program. It is a collaborative grant with UMASS Medical School, University of Nevada Las Vegas, UMN, and the Broad Institute. The title of the project is "Epigenetic pathways to regulate homeostatic resilience: Model-based discovery of rules across diverse mammals." The project started September 1, 2020 and will go for five years.

Upcoming seminar with Field Guides

Field Guides — a new student-led mentoring program in the College of Biological Sciences provides mentoring and professional development for undergrads in ecology-related fields.

Field Guides - seminars and mentorship for undergraduates interested in ecology and related fields

Fighting for deer life

CBS researchers join an interdisciplinary group to study the persistence of an emerging disease in the environment, hoping to limit spread in MN.

deer standing in a forest