About EEB

The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) Interdisciplinary Doctoral Degree Program integrates independent research programs related to the disciplines of ecology and evolutionary biology to heighten awareness of this important area of biological research within Texas A&M University.

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News & Announcements

. . .Veterinary pathobiology Professor Donald Brightsmith oversees activities at the Tambopata Macaw Project in Peru. Nice work, Don!
. . .Congratulations to Whitney Preisser (Light lab, WFSC), recipient of a Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Grant from the American Museum of Natural History.

. . .Lousy new paper out of the Light & Voelker labs (WFSC). [BioOne]

. . .EEB's Annual Crawfish Boil comin' up May 5th. Save the date!

. . .Congrats to Carolyn Hodo (VIBS) & Charlayn Cammarata (WFSC)! Recipients of the Wildlife Disease Association grad student fellowships!

. . .New research out of the Voelker lab (WFSC) led by PhD student Jerry Huntley. [Wiley Online Library]

. . .Check out how ENTO's Gabe Hamer is helping to continue the fight against mosquito-borne viruses with several new grants totaling $3.5 million.

. . .Jessica Light lab (WFSC) has a new Web site covering louse population genetics research.

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Spotlight:  Jesse Meik

Welcome to EEB’s new adjunct faculty member Jesse Meik!

Dr. Meik is an assistant professor of biology at Tarleton State University and studies ecology and comparative evolutionary biology. His major research interests include systematics, taxonomy, and biogeography of reptiles and amphibians, and the evolution of body size and sexual size dimorphism. He has worked extensively in Mexico, where he has conducted research on treefrogs, blunt-headed vine snakes, and island populations of rattlesnakes.

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Upcoming Events

Sun 25

Evolution/Systematic Biology/American Naturalists Meeting

June 23 @ 8:00 am - June 27 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 27

American Society of Parasitologists

June 27 @ 8:00 am - July 1 @ 5:00 pm
Jul 02

Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Meeting

July 2 @ 8:00 am - July 6 @ 5:00 pm
Sep 03

Society for Molecular Biology & Evolution Satellite meeting

September 3 @ 8:00 am - September 6 @ 5:00 pm