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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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. . . Until further notice, all EEB events will be held virtually, unless cancelled.  Please see the respective event pages for additional links or notices.  

TAMU Zoom Link for general information.

. . . Notice to EEB community regarding coronavirus from Gil, Spence, Mickey and Nick

. . . March Newsletter is here.  Join the monthly discussion:  As an EEB community, how we can fill the gap between the scientific community (i.e., the ecologists) and the non-scientific community (i.e., decision makers in policy or management of natural resources)?

. . . February Newsletter is up!

. . . Congratulations to Dr. Erin Buchholtz and Dr. Kristina Chyn, our FIRST EEB GRADUATES!

. . . EEB Spring 2020 Seminar Series kicks off January 27 with Graduate Student Talks from Alyson Brokaw and Mackenzie Tietjen.

. . . Find out more about the new Sustainability and Climate Action Workshop.  Good cross-promotion opportunity with EIS 2020!

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Angie Achorn (ANTH behavioral ecology) graduated from Rhode Island College in 2016 with a B.A. in Anthropology and a minor in Environmental Studies. Previously, she has studied cultural perceptions of primates as pets, trash-raiding behaviors by white-faced capuchins, and intestinal parasite infections in three lemur species. She earned her M.A. in Anthropology at Texas A&M in 2018, and is now a PhD candidate in the anthropology department under Dr. Sharon Gursky.

Angie is currently in Indonesia on a Fulbright fellowship collecting data for her dissertation, which explores relationships between coloration, mating behaviors, parasite infections, and hormones in Sulawesi crested macaques. She just published a paper on sexual selection in Trends in Ecology and Evolution with EEB faculty Dr. Gil Rosenthal.

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