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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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News & Announcements

EEBISO: New EEB T-shirts are for sale!  This year’s T-shirt features a LIMITED EDITION design and is only available in the hippest color of the year – dark heather grey. They will surely sell out fast. We will be selling them next Monday (2/10) ~ 30 minutes before EEB seminar starts (HFSB 102) and next Friday (2/14) at the Darwin Day 2020 event.  If you want a shirt but can’t make it to these events, email me off of the list-serv and we will figure something out. All sizes are $15. Cash only. Proceeds from this sale are used to fund EEBISO events.

. . . February Newsletter is up!

. . . Darwin Day 2020 is almost here!  Don’t miss out on this special event, especially keynote speakers Rosemary and Peter Grant.

. . . 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.

. . . The Spring Travel Award application cycle is open until Saturday, February 1, 2020. This is support ranging from $100-$500 for travel from March 1, 2020 through May 31, 2020.

Please visit the GPSG website to apply.

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

. . . January 2020 Newsletter is here!


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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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Upcoming Events

Mon 24

EEB Spring Seminar Series – Sharon Jansa

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mar 02

EEB Spring Seminar Series – Sheela Athreya

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mar 23

EEB Spring Seminar Series – Rupesh Kariyat

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Apr 01

Sustainability and Climate Action Workshop

April 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Apr 02

Ecological Integration Symposium 2020

April 2 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 5:00 pm