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

. . . EEB core faculty member Micky Eubanks (ENTO) has a new article out in Molecular Ecology about colony-level differences in the foraging gene expression in red imported fire ants.  [Wiley Online Library]

. . . Accepted manuscript by former student Sarah Flanagan and former faculty member Adam Jones: Substantial differences in bias between single-digest and double-digest RAD-seq libraries: a case study. [Wiley Online Library]

. . . TAMU EEB student Alyson Brokaw quoted in a new National Geographic article on bat communication.

. . . New publication from the Wicksten lab with Janelle Goeke from the Armitage lab in Galveston: review of the taxonomy and distribution of an invasive sea anemone with new records from the Texas coast.  [Zoo Keys]

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Spotlight:  Zach Hancock

Zachary Hancock is a first year PhD student who received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University-Texarkana. There, his research focused on the ecology and distribution of littoral freshwater microcrustacea of the Suborder Cladocera.

He has a particular interest in the phenotypic response to environmental cues displayed by certain daphniids (cyclomorphosis). He is broadly interested in the evolution and phylogenetics of the branchiopods and malacostracans.

See Zach’s ResearchGate page.

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Upcoming Events

Dec 01

Fall 2017 EEB Seminar Series – Mike Ryan

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dec 04

Fall 2017 EEB Seminar Series – Michael Tobler

December 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm