Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology



  • September 2018 Congratulations to Rich Cardullo who has been awarded an NSF grant to study factors contributing to minority student success in STEM fields across the UC Campuses.  You can read more about it here.  
  • Fall 2018 German Lagunas-Robles was awarded the NSF GRFP Fellowship. Congratulations!
  • August 2018 Congratulations to Tim Higham who was awarded an NSF grant to study the genetic architecture of biomechanical traits in fishes. 
  • May 2018 Alan Brelsford has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study ant supergenes. Congratulations!
  • April 2018 EEOB graduate student Catherin Nguyene was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations!
  • April 2018 Be sure to tune in to Science Friday on April 17th starting at 12:40pm (Pacific time) to hear UCR's Christopher Clark talk about his reserach on hummingbirds published in Current Biology.  He is featured in various media outlets; UCR Today, the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, Science News, NatureGizmodo .
  • March 2018 Congratulations to the March 3rd, 2018 GradFest Best Talk Award winners: Jessica Tingle and Gemma Zhao!
  • March 2018 Ted Garland featured in The Daily Chronicle Utah:  Keeping Busy Builds Ambition  
  • January 2018 Joel Sachs featured in The People Behind the Science Podcast:  Examining the Evolution and Ecology of Bacteria that Benefit Plants
  • Fall 2017 Krista Le Piane was awarded the NSF GRFP Fellowship. Congratulations!
  • September 2017 Tim Higham featured in UCR Today:  How Tails Help Geckos and Other Vertebrates Make Great Strides
  • September 2017 Joel Sachs has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the Health of Plant-Bacteria Symbiosis in California. Congratulations!
  • July 2017 The Department of Biology has changed their name to the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology.  
  • July 2017 Chris Clark featured in National Geographic:  "Unlocking the Secrets Behind the Hummingbird's Frenzy".
  • March 2017 Congratulations to the March 4th, 2017 GradFest Talk winners; Vicky Zhuang 1st place and Parsa Saffarinia & Samantha Levell tied for 2nd place.
  • March 2017 Tim Higham has been awarded a Humboldt Reserach Fellowship for Experienced Researchers! Congratulations!
  • Winter 2017 Congratulations to Parsa Saffarinia who was awarded an IGERT WaterSENSE grant!
  • May 2016 Congratulations to nine of our EEOB Graduate Students for receiving the Outstanding Teaching Award for the 2015-2016 Year; Clint Collins, Kathleen Foster, Katherine Johnson, Jarren Kay, Keenan Morrison, Christi Scott, Eric Stiner, Kelvin Tran, and Natalie Williams.
  • June 2015 Ted Garland is featured in Psychology Today:  Physically Active Children Grow Up to Be Healthier Adults
  • Sept. 2013 Ted Garland is featured in FAIL LAB Episode One: Evolution, part of an educational video series funded through the Discovery Network and intended to target teenagers
  • April 2013 Daphne Fairbairn publishes "Odd Couples: Extraordinary Differences between the Sexes in the Animal Kingdom
  • Jan. 2012 Cheryl Hayashi presents at the TED conference
  • April 2011 David Reznick elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences


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