Big Bend, August 2016: Students resting and having lunch under the "Balanced Rock." Click to find out more about the Big Bend Field Course.
PhD candidate Grace Smarsh (right) wins 1st Place for student talks at the International Bat Research Conference in Durban, South Africa.
Dr. Ron Eytan and grad student processing reef fishes collected while scuba diving in the Southern Gulf Mexico, off the Yucatan Peninsula
Foraging shorebird in Galveston, Texas. Photo by Rachael Glazner.
EEB Core Faculty Tom Lacher in Cumbres de Monterrey: research on the endangered Agave pollinating bat Leptonycteris nivalis
Dr. Michelle Lawing introducing students, postdocs, and faculty to R at the annual OSOS Workshop.
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.
. . . New Voelker lab (WFSC) pub - Nice work Johanna and Gary! Diversity and distribution of avian haemosporidians in sub-Saharan Africa: an inter-regional biogeographic overview [Cambridge Press]
. . . Former ENTO Grad Student Chong Chin Heo (Tomberlin student) Receives Major Research Award from Malaysian Government.
. . . If you missed Dr. Mary Wicksten's (BIOL) free public lecture opening the new exhibit "Shells: The Elegant Armor of Mollusks" at the Brazos County Museum of Natural History, you can still catch the display November 17-March 18.
. . . New publication from Ron Eytan: Phylogenomic analysis of carangimorph fishes reveals flatfish asymmetry arose in a blink of the evolutionary eye. [BioMed Central]
Please welcome Manfred Schartl, Visiting Professor and TIAS Fellow Biology and new EEB Associate Faculty member. Dr. Schartl’s interests are evolutionary genomics and evolution of sex determination and sex chromosomes in fish; cancer genetics and genomics.
Dr. Schartl studied biology and chemistry in 1973-78 at the University of Giessen in Germany, resulting in a doctoral degree in genetics. He became a lecturer at Giessen in 1983 and team leader of a junior research group at the Gene Center of the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany, in 1985.