BioLine Podcast | Meet Professor Elizabeth Borer

Professor Elizabeth Borer is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior. Hear more about the early days of the global research experiments and learn about some unusual tools she’s used to do her work.

BioLine Podcast | Meet PhD student Max Zaret

Max Zaret is a PhD student with Professors Eric Seabloom and Linda Kinkel. Max talks a little bit about his journey in science with Briana.

Podcast episode | Meet Lab Manager Anita Porath-Krause

When Anita Porath-Krause first joined the Borer-Seabloom lab, she was pretty new to ecology. With a PhD in evolution, she wasn’t new to research, but the experimental designs were very different. Alex connects with Anita to hear about her journey and projects that excite her.

Podcast episode | Meet Professor Eric Seabloom

A professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Seabloom shares memories about the early days of the Nutrient Network and talks about the impact the global experiments have had so far.

Crop Domestication in action – a thread through time revolutionized by women

Feeling like a phony

Overcoming imposter syndrome in graduate school.

The light at the end of the tunnel: bioluminescence’s fight against the climate crisis

UMN scientists use fungi to create a fluorescent glow in plants – a discovery that researchers hope to use to guide insects to pollinate flowers.

Breaking the ice by plunging into a puddle

How I learned to embrace embarrassment in science.

Luciferin, the lights behind science and food security

Using fungi bioluminescence in plants could increase crop pollination for food production.

The flies are alright

Taking care of insects in the pursuit of science.