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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.

Getting to the Y

This Grand Challenges in Biology research team looks to develop a clearer picture of sex chromosome evolution, key to a better understanding of chromosomal disorders.

Brandvain, Zarkower, Blackmon
From left: Yaniv Brandvain, David Zarkower, Heath Blackmon

EEB Graduate Program Inaugural Newsletter

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News from the DGS

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the EEB Graduate Program Newsletter. I am pleased to report on the Ecology, Evolution and Behavior graduate program as the Director of Graduate Studies. I have now served as the Director for one full year. The program continues to expand, both in size and research areas. As a result of this, the program gradua

Changing Landscapes Are Changing Waters

Grand Challenges team works to understand how human modifications to land affect aquatic ecosystems across the planet.

Cody Sheik, Will Harcombe, Jim Cotner, Mindy Morales
Clockwise from left: Cody Sheik, Will Harcombe, Jim Cotner, Mindy Morales 

QTL Engineering Workshop

September 18-20, 2016

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The Voytas Lab at the University of Minnesota will be holding a QTL Engineering Workshop September 18-20, 2016. We are seeking interested participants for this exciting event and thought that some CBS faculty/staff may be interested -specifically those in the PBIO/EEB community.

Hobbie Receives Ada Comstock Award

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior faculty member Sarah Hobbie recognized with special distinction for distinguished women faculty at the University of Minnesota.
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Sarah Hobbie at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve.

Sarah Hobbie was recently named the 2016