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.
The first round of University of Minnesota Grand Challenges Research grants, totaling $3.6 million, were awarded to 29 teams of faculty from across the Twin Cities campus. The research collaborations address the University's five interrelated Grand Challenges areas of special focus, with one integrative initiative spanning multiple areas. Areas of focus include:
From left: Yaniv Brandvain, David Zarkower, Heath Blackmon
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 graduated seven
Parasites and pathogens are oft-maligned, Eliminate a species of mosquito to fight Zika — or don’t? Deworm captive animals — or not? The choice is ours.
Virtually every part of the planet is impacted by human activity.
Clockwise from left: Cody Sheik, Will Harcombe, Jim Cotner, Mindy Morales
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.