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Autumn 2020 Darwin defenses

09/22/2020

The following students are presenting dissertation defenses, or proposal defenses, in Autumn Quarter 2020. Please look for emails to the clusterall listserv for specific information on joining students' presentations via Zoom.

 

 

 

Summer 2020 Darwin defenses

07/13/2020

The following students are presenting dissertation defenses, or proposal defenses, in Summer Quarter 2020. Please look for emails to the clusterall listserv for specific information on joining students' presentations via Zoom.

 

Congratulations to Arvind Pillai on publishing his main PhD paper

07/08/2020

We wish to extend hearty congratulations to E&E doctoral candidate Arvind Pillai, on the publication of Origin of complexity in haemoglobin evolution in the journal Nature this past May.

Congratulations to Jiawei Liu & the Dwyer lab

07/08/2020

Congratulations to Jiawei Liu, E&E PhD candidate and second author on Stochasticity and Infectious Disease Dynamics: Density and Weather Effects on a Fungal Insect Pathogen, which was published in the March 2020 edition of The American Naturalist.

Congratulations to Zach Miller & the Allesina lab

06/26/2020

This past December, post-doc Dan Maynard, E&E doctoral candidate Zachary Miller, and E&E professor Stefano Allesina published Predicting coexistence in experimental ecological communities, in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution.

Roberto Márquez’s very successful year

06/26/2020

Let's recognize and applaud Roberto Márquez's very successful year!

Roberto defended his dissertation in mid-May. We congratulate him on the momentous occasion of his becoming Dr. Márquez!

Joy Bergelson - newest member of AAAS!

04/30/2020

The department of Ecology & Evolution recognizes and congratulates Joy Bergelson, PhD, James D. Watson Distinguished Service Professor in Ecology and Evolution, and Chair of the Department of Ecology and Evolution, for being elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS).

Spring 2020 Darwin defenses

03/30/2020

The following students are presenting dissertation defenses, or proposal defenses, in Spring Quarter 2020. Please look for emails to the clusterall listserv for specific information on joining students' presentations via Zoom.

BSD specific guidance on COVID-19

03/16/2020

The health, safety and well-being of our BSD community, on and off-campus, is our top priority. We will continue to update the community regularly to keep you informed. Information on BSD-specific resources can be found here. Also please continue to consult the University and University of Chicago Medicine guidance as appropriate.

Joe Thornton wins 2019 Friend of Darwin award

01/08/2020

We are pleased to recognize Joe Thorton, who was one of the winners of the 2019 Friend of Darwin award, presented by the National Center for Science Education. Joe received this honor because of his important and influential research on the evolution of genes and the proteins they code for. Please congratulate Joe for this achievement, when you have a moment!