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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.

Biology Undergraduate Research Symposium

Date: April 30, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Cargill 105 and Cargill Atrium

The Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior and the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology invite you to attend the Biology Undergraduate Research Symposium on Monday, April 30. The event will feature student lightning talks (five minutes each) as well as a poster session.

A Decade of Connecting

Ten years in, what could be the world’s most extensive research collaboration looks to the next big questions.

A Decade of Connecting

“What we have done with NutNet is to empower scientists by putting a new tool in the toolbox used to study planetary-scale problems.” 

It all started with a group of ecologists trying to understand the effects of nutrients

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior 50th Anniversary Lightning Talks

The Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior invites you to an evening of fast-paced “lightning talks” that explore the influence of classic research by noted researchers from the University of Minnesota. Current faculty will trace lines between research by Ecology, Evolution and Behavior greats Raymond Lindeman, Margaret Davis, Eville Gorham and others that has since led to exciting or unanticipated applications, policies and insights.

UNOLS Great Lakes Chief Scientist Training Cruises

New to planning shipboard field work?  Wondering how to request research vessel time, or specific pieces of equipment? Need samples or data to initiate a research project? If so, take part in the “2017 UNOLS Great Lakes Chief Scientist Training Cruise.” This cruise and pre-cruise information workshop will instruct early career marine scientists (including Ph.D. students, post docs and first or second year faculty members) on how to effectively plan for, acquire, and utilize time at sea for multi-disciplinary research and education.

Worth Their Teaching Weight in Gold

CBS Student Board honors faculty making big impacts in undergraduate research and education.

The CBS Student Board hosted the annual Golden Pipette Awards March 2 at TCF Bank Stadium, honoring faculty who make major impacts on undergraduates in the college. From most engaging to best academic mentor and CBS Super Fan, the Student Board and students in the college noted some of the faculty that make a difference for them. The 2017 Golden Pipette winners are: