Biosci News News about the Department of Biological Sciences at the Unversity of Texas at Austin http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/rss/ 08/20/13 Dr. Arturo De Lozanne (MCDB) and Dr. Sata Sathasivan (SBS) are two of the 26 faculty at UT who will receive a Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award for 2013. 08/20/13 Dr. Arturo De Lozanne (MCDB) and Dr. Sata Sathasivan (SBS) are two of the 26 faculty at UT who will receive a Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award for 2013. http://cns.utexas.edu/news/entry/2013-regents-teaching-awards 08/07/13 Thank you to our staff and lecturers and to the supporters of the 2013 School of Biological Sciences Staff Appreciation and Farewell Luncheon. 08/07/13 Thank you to our staff and lecturers and to the supporters of the 2013 School of Biological Sciences Staff Appreciation and Farewell Luncheon. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2013/StaffLuncheon13.aspx 07/26/13 Vivian Esparza (biology major) has won a scholarship for her role in organizing a blood drive by the Hispanic Health Professions Organization. 07/26/13 Vivian Esparza (biology major) has won a scholarship for her role in organizing a blood drive by the Hispanic Health Professions Organization. http://cns.utexas.edu/news/entry/scholarship-blood-drive 07/15/13 $2.7 million from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation will help establish the Texas Invasive Species Program at UT. 07/15/13 $2.7 million from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation will help establish the Texas Invasive Species Program at UT. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2013/07/texas-invasive-species-program/ 05/23/13 The Austin American-Statesman does a profile on Dr. Camille Parmesan (IB), who was recently named the 2013 Distinguished Texas Scientist. 05/23/13 The Austin American-Statesman does a profile on Dr. Camille Parmesan (IB), who was recently named the 2013 Distinguished Texas Scientist. http://www.mystatesman.com/news/lifestyles/ut-climate-expert-chased-butteflies-to-prominence-/nXyG8/ 05/22/13 We would like to congratulate our 2013 School of Biological Sciences Staff Service Award recipients. 05/22/13 We would like to congratulate our 2013 School of Biological Sciences Staff Service Award recipients. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2013/StaffAwards2013.aspx 05/14/13 Ten teaching assistants in the School of Biological Sciences were given awards for their outstanding service. 05/14/13 Ten teaching assistants in the School of Biological Sciences were given awards for their outstanding service. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2013/TAAwards2013.aspx 05/07/13 Dr. Greg Clark (SBS) awarded the 2013 College of Natural Sciences Outreach Excellence Award for his work with the Freshman Research Initiative. 05/07/13 Dr. Greg Clark (SBS) awarded the 2013 College of Natural Sciences Outreach Excellence Award for his work with the Freshman Research Initiative. http://cns.utexas.edu/about-the-college/faculty-staff-awards/outreach-awards 05/07/13 Dr. Ila Fiete (NB), Dr. Christine Hawkes (IB), Dr. Sara Sawyer (MGM), Dr. Richard Taylor (SBS),and Dr. Steven Vokes (MCDB) were awarded CNS Teaching Excellence Awards for 2013. 05/07/13 Dr. Ila Fiete (NB), Dr. Christine Hawkes (IB), Dr. Sara Sawyer (MGM), Dr. Richard Taylor (SBS),and Dr. Steven Vokes (MCDB) were awarded CNS Teaching Excellence Awards for 2013. http://cns.utexas.edu/about-the-college/faculty-staff-awards/teaching-awards/338-college-of-natural-sciences-teaching-excellence-award 05/06/13 The 2013 Lorene Morrow Kelley Distinguished Lecture entitled "From Peppers to Pit Vipers: Natural Products As Probes of the Pain Pathway" by Dr. David Julius. 05/06/13 The 2013 Lorene Morrow Kelley Distinguished Lecture entitled "From Peppers to Pit Vipers: Natural Products As Probes of the Pain Pathway" by Dr. David Julius. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2013/LoreneMorrowKelleyLecture.aspx 04/19/13 Dr. Theresa O'Halloran (MCDB) was named to UT's Academy of Distinguished Teachers for 2013. 04/19/13 Dr. Theresa O'Halloran (MCDB) was named to UT's Academy of Distinguished Teachers for 2013. http://www.utexas.edu/news/2013/04/19/four-faculty-members-named-to-academy-of-distinguished-teachers/ 04/15/13 Bonnie Cole, a Dean's Scholars Honors biology major, was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for her research work with Dr. Alan Lloyd (MCDB). 04/15/13 Bonnie Cole, a Dean's Scholars Honors biology major, was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for her research work with Dr. Alan Lloyd (MCDB). http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2013/04/2013-goldwater-scholarships/ 04/02/13 Andrew Tilker (EEB) was awarded a conservation grant for a new technique using DNA analysis of leeches to count the population of a rare bovine. 04/02/13 Andrew Tilker (EEB) was awarded a conservation grant for a new technique using DNA analysis of leeches to count the population of a rare bovine. http://www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/Press%20Releases/20130402ConservationGrants.html 03/25/13 The John Ring LaMontagne Chair in Infectious Diseases and Global Health endowment has reached its $1 Million Goal. 03/25/13 The John Ring LaMontagne Chair in Infectious Diseases and Global Health endowment has reached its $1 Million Goal. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2013/John-Ring-LaMontagne-Chair.aspx 03/15/13 Dr. Bridget Nugent (IB postdoc) is the first recipient of the WC Young Recent Graduate Award from the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology. 03/15/13 Dr. Bridget Nugent (IB postdoc) is the first recipient of the WC Young Recent Graduate Award from the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology. http://www.sbn.org/awards/index.php#sbnrga 03/06/13 Dr. Ruth Buskirk (SBS) was given the President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award for 2013, which recognizes excellence in undergraduate teaching. 03/06/13 Dr. Ruth Buskirk (SBS) was given the President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award for 2013, which recognizes excellence in undergraduate teaching. http://blogs.utexas.edu/towertalk/2013/03/06/university-awards-recognize-key-members-of-ut-family/ 03/01/13 Dr. Ruth Buskirk, a Distinguished Senior Lecturer in SBS, was named one of the Texas Exes's Texas 10 for 2013. 03/01/13 Dr. Ruth Buskirk, a Distinguished Senior Lecturer in SBS, was named one of the Texas Exes's Texas 10 for 2013. http://alcalde.texasexes.org/2013/03/the-texas-10-miguel-ferguson-chris-kirk-and-ruth-buskirk/ 02/28/13 Dr. Camille Parmesan (IB) has been named the 2013 Distinguished Texas Scientist by the Texas Academy of Science. 02/28/13 Dr. Camille Parmesan (IB) has been named the 2013 Distinguished Texas Scientist by the Texas Academy of Science. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2013/Camille-Parmesan-Distinguished-Texas-Scientist.aspx 12/06/12 UT Austin formally launched its Health Information Exchange (HIE) laboratory which will be part of our pioneering Health IT program. 12/06/12 UT Austin formally launched its Health Information Exchange (HIE) laboratory which will be part of our pioneering Health IT program. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2012/12/health-information-exchange/ 11/29/12 Dr. Bob Krug (MGM Chair) has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 11/29/12 Dr. Bob Krug (MGM Chair) has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. http://www.utexas.edu/news/2012/11/29/faculty-members-fellows-american-association-for-the-advancement-of-science/ 11/16/12 Da'Marcus Baymon, a neurobiology senior, was one of two UT Austin students to receive this year's Texas Parents Outstanding Student Award. 11/16/12 Da'Marcus Baymon, a neurobiology senior, was one of two UT Austin students to receive this year's Texas Parents Outstanding Student Award. http://www.utexas.edu/know/2012/11/16/texas-parents-outstanding-student-award-2012/ 10/18/12 Two of our Senior Lecturers, Dr. John Abbott and Dr. Ray Neubauer, were runners-up for this year's Hamilton Book Awards. 10/18/12 Two of our Senior Lecturers, Dr. John Abbott and Dr. Ray Neubauer, were runners-up for this year's Hamilton Book Awards. http://www.utexas.edu/news/2012/10/18/hamilton-book-awards-winners-at-ut-austin-announced/ 10/16/12 Several grad students have founded an outreach program where they present their Ph.D. Thesis in a manner accessible to students in K-12. 10/16/12 Several grad students have founded an outreach program where they present their Ph.D. Thesis in a manner accessible to students in K-12. http://www.utexas.edu/ogs/research/outreach/ 10/03/12 The University of Texas at Austin is in the top 25 of the world's elite universities in the 2012-13 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. 10/03/12 The University of Texas at Austin is in the top 25 of the world's elite universities in the 2012-13 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. http://www.utexas.edu/news/2012/10/03/ut_no_25_world_ranking/ 09/24/12 Dr. Shalene Jha (IB) has been awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation. 09/24/12 Dr. Shalene Jha (IB) has been awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2012/09/career-awards-nsf/ 09/14/12 John Crutchfield, resident manager of Brackenridge Field Laboratory, retires after 50 years of service. 09/14/12 John Crutchfield, resident manager of Brackenridge Field Laboratory, retires after 50 years of service. http://www.statesman.com/news/local/ut-manager-of-west-austin-field-lab-calling-2448971.html 09/05/12 Results from the first year of the Course Transformation Project show positive trends for the success of students. 09/05/12 Results from the first year of the Course Transformation Project show positive trends for the success of students. http://www.utexas.edu/what-starts-here/transforming-education/transforming-courses-learning-and-success 09/02/12 John Crutchfield, resident manager of Brackenridge Field Laboratory, retires after 50 years of service. 09/02/12 John Crutchfield, resident manager of Brackenridge Field Laboratory, retires after 50 years of service. http://www.statesman.com/news/local/ut-manager-of-west-austin-field-lab-calling-2448971.html 08/28/12 Dianne Lou of the Sawyer Lab (MGM) has been awarded a prestigious MD-PhD training fellowship from the National Cancer Institute. 08/28/12 Dianne Lou of the Sawyer Lab (MGM) has been awarded a prestigious MD-PhD training fellowship from the National Cancer Institute. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2012/DianneLou.aspx 08/22/12 Dr. Jennifer Morgan (MCDB) and Dr. Terry O'Halloran (MCDB) were both given 2012 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards. 08/22/12 Dr. Jennifer Morgan (MCDB) and Dr. Terry O'Halloran (MCDB) were both given 2012 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards. http://www.utexas.edu/news/2012/08/22/ut-system-board-of-regents-honors-faculty-members-for-outstanding-teaching/ 08/14/12 Dr. Reba Howard (NB) was given a national award at the Research Society on Alcoholism's annual meeting. 08/14/12 Dr. Reba Howard (NB) was given a national award at the Research Society on Alcoholism's annual meeting. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2012/EnochGordisAward.aspx 08/08/12 The Health Information Technology Certificate program graduated 63 more qualified professionals this past July. 08/08/12 The Health Information Technology Certificate program graduated 63 more qualified professionals this past July. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2012/08/health-it-program-graduates-new-class/ 08/02/12 Dr. Shelley Payne (MGM) will be joining the dean's office as the new associate dean for faculty affairs. 08/02/12 Dr. Shelley Payne (MGM) will be joining the dean's office as the new associate dean for faculty affairs. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2012/08/shelley-payne-appointed-associate-dean/ 08/02/12 Dr Tom Juenger (IB) has received $1.5 million from the Department of Energy to study native prairie grasses as potential sources of biofuel. 08/02/12 Dr Tom Juenger (IB) has received $1.5 million from the Department of Energy to study native prairie grasses as potential sources of biofuel. http://www.utexas.edu/news/2012/08/02/biologist-grant-study-potential-biofuel-crops/ 08/01/12 The new Biology Photo Calendar is now out, featuring great shots by our students, faculty, and staff. 08/01/12 The new Biology Photo Calendar is now out, featuring great shots by our students, faculty, and staff. http://utdirect.utexas.edu/txshop/item_details.WBX?application_name=BSBIOSCI&component=0&dept_prefix=BS&item_id=26 07/25/12 Thank you to our staff and to the supporters of the 2012 School of Biological Sciences Staff Appreciation Luncheon. 07/25/12 Thank you to our staff and to the supporters of the 2012 School of Biological Sciences Staff Appreciation Luncheon. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2012/StaffLuncheon12.aspx 06/22/12 Drs. Rebecca "Reba" Howard and Andrés Vidal-Gadea are the inaugural recipients of a new award for postdocs. 06/22/12 Drs. Rebecca "Reba" Howard and Andrés Vidal-Gadea are the inaugural recipients of a new award for postdocs. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2012/HighFlyerAward.aspx 05/24/12 The Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research receives a $3.3 million grant to develop medication to treat alcoholism and drug addiction. 05/24/12 The Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research receives a $3.3 million grant to develop medication to treat alcoholism and drug addiction. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2012/05/waggoner-center-nih/ 05/24/12 Dr. Russell Poldrack (NB) discusses "Risk Taking: The good, the bad, and the brain" on Game Changers. 05/24/12 Dr. Russell Poldrack (NB) discusses "Risk Taking: The good, the bad, and the brain" on Game Changers. http://www.utexas.edu/gamechangers/past-speakers/russell-poldrack 05/16/12 We would like to congratulate SBS staff members who have won awards this year. 05/16/12 We would like to congratulate SBS staff members who have won awards this year. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2012/StaffAwards2012.aspx 05/15/12 Dr. Chris Sullivan (MGM) has been named a 2012 Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. 05/15/12 Dr. Chris Sullivan (MGM) has been named a 2012 Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. http://www.bwfund.org/pages/641/Announcement---2012-Investigators-in-the-Pathogenesis-of-Infectious-Disease/ 05/10/12 Ten teaching assistants in the School of Biological Sciences were given awards for their outstanding service. 05/10/12 Ten teaching assistants in the School of Biological Sciences were given awards for their outstanding service. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2012/TAAwards2012.aspx 04/25/12 The 15th annual College of Natural Sciences Honors and Awards banquet honored many of our staff and faculty. 04/25/12 The 15th annual College of Natural Sciences Honors and Awards banquet honored many of our staff and faculty. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2012/04/2012-college-awards/ 04/24/12 Dr. Linda Hicke of Northwestern University has been named the new dean of the College of Natural Sciences. 04/24/12 Dr. Linda Hicke of Northwestern University has been named the new dean of the College of Natural Sciences. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2012/04/linda-hicke-dean/ 04/20/12 Dr. Chris Thomas, a biology alumnus, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, one of the world's top scientific honors. 04/20/12 Dr. Chris Thomas, a biology alumnus, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, one of the world's top scientific honors. http://www.theyorker.co.uk/news/research&%20departmental%20news/11180 04/10/12 Dr. David Crews (IB) and Dr. Andrea Gore (Pharmacy) discuss 'Living in a Contaminated World' on Game Changers. 04/10/12 Dr. David Crews (IB) and Dr. Andrea Gore (Pharmacy) discuss 'Living in a Contaminated World' on Game Changers. http://www.utexas.edu/gamechangers/past-speakers/gore-crews 03/05/12 Dr. Larry Gilbert (IB) was named as the 2012 Distinguished Texas Scientist. 03/05/12 Dr. Larry Gilbert (IB) was named as the 2012 Distinguished Texas Scientist. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2012/03/gilbert-2012-distinguished-texas-scientist/ 03/01/12 Dr. William Press (IB) has been named President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 03/01/12 Dr. William Press (IB) has been named President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. http://www.aaas.org/news/releases/2012/0301press.shtml 02/23/12 Dr. Laura Colgin (NB) is one of five scientists at UT to be awarded a 2012 Sloan Research Fellowship. 02/23/12 Dr. Laura Colgin (NB) is one of five scientists at UT to be awarded a 2012 Sloan Research Fellowship. http://www.utexas.edu/research/resources/research-alerts/feb-23-2012 02/03/12 Science Under The Stars (IB) has been awarded grant funding from BEACON, the NSF Center for the Study of Evolution in Action. 02/03/12 Science Under The Stars (IB) has been awarded grant funding from BEACON, the NSF Center for the Study of Evolution in Action. http://scienceunderthestars.org/ 01/26/12 Dr. Lauren Meyers (IB) was featured on the Longorn Network's show Game Changers. 01/26/12 Dr. Lauren Meyers (IB) was featured on the Longorn Network's show Game Changers. http://www.utexas.edu/gamechangers/past-speakers/lauren-ancel-meyers 01/23/12 Dr. Nicola Davies, SBS Lecturer, was chosen to receive one of the 2012 Texas Exes Teaching Awards. 01/23/12 Dr. Nicola Davies, SBS Lecturer, was chosen to receive one of the 2012 Texas Exes Teaching Awards. http://texasexes.org/newsroom/newspage.asp?p=452 12/20/11 Dr. Jeff Chen (MCDB) and Dr. Mike Ryan (IB) have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 12/20/11 Dr. Jeff Chen (MCDB) and Dr. Mike Ryan (IB) have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/12/aaas-2011/ 12/15/11 Our most recent issue of In Vivo is now available as a PDF online, featuring stories on epigenetics and the Course Transformation Project. 12/15/11 Our most recent issue of In Vivo is now available as a PDF online, featuring stories on epigenetics and the Course Transformation Project. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/friends/news.aspx 12/12/11 The School has a new shirt available for purchase for only $10. 12/12/11 The School has a new shirt available for purchase for only $10. http://utdirect.utexas.edu/txshop/list.WBX?component=0&application_name=BSBIOSCI&cat_seq_chosen=01&subcategory_seq_chosen=000 12/02/11 Drs. George Georgiou (MGM), Vishy Iyer (MGM), Philip Tucker (MGM), Jason Upton (MGM - starting January 2012), and Steven Vokes (MCDB) are bringing in almost $5 million in CPRIT funds for cancer research. 12/02/11 Drs. George Georgiou (MGM), Vishy Iyer (MGM), Philip Tucker (MGM), Jason Upton (MGM - starting January 2012), and Steven Vokes (MCDB) are bringing in almost $5 million in CPRIT funds for cancer research. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/12/cancer-research-grants-2/ 10/25/11 Dr. Lauren Ancel Meyers (IB) has been named the new Director of the Division of Statistics and Scientific Computation. 10/25/11 Dr. Lauren Ancel Meyers (IB) has been named the new Director of the Division of Statistics and Scientific Computation. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/10/meyers-director/ 10/17/11 Dr. George Georgiou (MGM) has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. 10/17/11 Dr. George Georgiou (MGM) has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/10/georgiou-elected-to-the-institute-of-medicine/ 09/30/11 Dr. Sara Sawyer (MGM) has received a 2011 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. 09/30/11 Dr. Sara Sawyer (MGM) has received a 2011 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/09/sawyer-pecase/ 09/14/11 Dr. Jiwoon Lee (MCDB) receives a Career-Starter Research Grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation. 09/14/11 Dr. Jiwoon Lee (MCDB) receives a Career-Starter Research Grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation. /news/2011/KnightsTemplarGrant.aspx 08/25/11 Dr. Jeff Gross (MCDB), Dr. Marty Shankland (MCDB), and Dr. Dee Silverthorn (SBS) have each been awarded Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards for 2011. 08/25/11 Dr. Jeff Gross (MCDB), Dr. Marty Shankland (MCDB), and Dr. Dee Silverthorn (SBS) have each been awarded Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards for 2011. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/08/regents-teaching-award/ 08/23/11 Thank you to the supporters of the 2011 School of Biological Sciences Staff Appreciation Luncheon. 08/23/11 Thank you to the supporters of the 2011 School of Biological Sciences Staff Appreciation Luncheon. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2011/StaffLuncheon11.aspx 08/17/11 Two new SBS Faculty members, Dr. Jonghwan Kim (MCDB) and Dr. Kyle Miller (MGM), were each awarded $2 million recruitment grants from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas. 08/17/11 Two new SBS Faculty members, Dr. Jonghwan Kim (MCDB) and Dr. Kyle Miller (MGM), were each awarded $2 million recruitment grants from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/08/cancer-research-grants/ 07/28/11 Jae Seo Pi, one of our undergraduate biology majors (neurobiology option), was named an outstanding citizen in the 24th Congressional District of Texas. 07/28/11 Jae Seo Pi, one of our undergraduate biology majors (neurobiology option), was named an outstanding citizen in the 24th Congressional District of Texas. http://marchant.house.gov/star24/ 06/24/11 Dr. Jeff Gross (MCDB), Dr. Marty Shankland (MCDB), and Dr. Dee Silverthorn (SBS) have all been awarded Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards for 2011. 06/24/11 Dr. Jeff Gross (MCDB), Dr. Marty Shankland (MCDB), and Dr. Dee Silverthorn (SBS) have all been awarded Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards for 2011. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2011/RegentsAwards.aspx 05/24/11 Dr. David A. Laude, senior associate dean for academic affairs, has been appointed interim dean of the College of Natural Sciences. 05/24/11 Dr. David A. Laude, senior associate dean for academic affairs, has been appointed interim dean of the College of Natural Sciences. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/05/david-laude-interim-dean/ 05/11/11 Dr. Dee Silverthorn (SBS) has received an Outstanding Alumna Award from her alma mater, Tulane University. 05/11/11 Dr. Dee Silverthorn (SBS) has received an Outstanding Alumna Award from her alma mater, Tulane University. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2011/Silverthorn.aspx 05/03/11 "Damselflies of Texas" is a new guide by John Abbott (SBS) which covers the 77 species of damselflies in Texas and is illustrated by Barrett Klein, a doctoral graduate of our EEB program. 05/03/11 "Damselflies of Texas" is a new guide by John Abbott (SBS) which covers the 77 species of damselflies in Texas and is illustrated by Barrett Klein, a doctoral graduate of our EEB program. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/05/damselflies-of-texas/ 04/28/11 Dr. Richard Aldrich (NB) has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. 04/28/11 Dr. Richard Aldrich (NB) has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/04/aldrich-aaas/ 04/23/11 We would like to congratulate our faculty and staff who have won 2011 Excellence awards for teaching and for service. 04/23/11 We would like to congratulate our faculty and staff who have won 2011 Excellence awards for teaching and for service. http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2011/Awards2011.aspx 04/22/11 Dean Mary Ann Rankin will be leaving UT to lead the National Math and Science Initiative. 04/22/11 Dean Mary Ann Rankin will be leaving UT to lead the National Math and Science Initiative. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/04/rankin-nmsi/ 04/07/11 Tanya Paull (MGM) has been awarded a CPRIT grant of $1 million to study how double-stranded DNA is repaired after it breaks and how pathways to DNA repair affect the development of tumors. 04/07/11 Tanya Paull (MGM) has been awarded a CPRIT grant of $1 million to study how double-stranded DNA is repaired after it breaks and how pathways to DNA repair affect the development of tumors. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/04/cprit-2011/ 04/05/11 Genevieve Allen, a Dean's Scholars Honors Biology major, has been selected as a 2011 Truman Scholar. 04/05/11 Genevieve Allen, a Dean's Scholars Honors Biology major, has been selected as a 2011 Truman Scholar. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/04/truman-scholar-2/ 04/01/11 Misha Matz (IB) has been awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award of almost $700,000 from the National Science Foundation. 04/01/11 Misha Matz (IB) has been awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award of almost $700,000 from the National Science Foundation. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/04/career-awards-matz-walfish/ 03/16/11 Alexander Huk (NB) has been chosen as the 2011 winner of the Elsevier/Vision Sciences Society Young Investigator Award. 03/16/11 Alexander Huk (NB) has been chosen as the 2011 winner of the Elsevier/Vision Sciences Society Young Investigator Award. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/03/huk-young-investigator-award/ 03/14/11 Jordan Lewandowski, a student in the lab of Steven Vokes (MCDB), worked with students from the School of Businessto win top prize last month at the Wake Forest University Biotechnology Conference and Case Competition. 03/14/11 Jordan Lewandowski, a student in the lab of Steven Vokes (MCDB), worked with students from the School of Businessto win top prize last month at the Wake Forest University Biotechnology Conference and Case Competition. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/03/biotechnology-case-competition/ 03/09/11 John Goutier, Manager of Electronic Services for SBS, has been awarded a well-deserved University Staff Excellence Award for 2011. 03/09/11 John Goutier, Manager of Electronic Services for SBS, has been awarded a well-deserved University Staff Excellence Award for 2011. http://www.utexas.edu/hr/awards/excellence/11recipients.html 03/03/2011 Jonathan Pillow (NB) has been named a recipient of a Sloan Research Fellowship for 2011. 03/03/2011 Jonathan Pillow (NB) has been named a recipient of a Sloan Research Fellowship for 2011. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/03/astronomer-awarded-sloan-fellowship/ 02/17/11 The Health Information Technology program will have new classroom space in NHB starting in June. 02/17/11 The Health Information Technology program will have new classroom space in NHB starting in June. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/02/health-it-nhb/ 02/10/11 Sata Sathasivan (SBS) is lead faculty on a proposal to improve the introductory biology course through the use of technology as an inaugural recipient of the provost's Course Transformation Program (CTP). 02/10/11 Sata Sathasivan (SBS) is lead faculty on a proposal to improve the introductory biology course through the use of technology as an inaugural recipient of the provost's Course Transformation Program (CTP). http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2011/02/course-transformation-program/ 02/10/11 You are invited to attend the Spring 2011 Lorene Morrow Kelley Distinguished Lecture, given by Dr. Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. in ACES 2.302. 02/10/11 You are invited to attend the Spring 2011 Lorene Morrow Kelley Distinguished Lecture, given by Dr. Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. in ACES 2.302. http://www.utexas.edu/know/events/20110215/e14141 02/07/11 Christian Rabeling, a graduate of our EEB program and a former student of Ulrich Mueller (IB) has been awarded a 3-year Harvard Society Fellowship. 02/07/11 Christian Rabeling, a graduate of our EEB program and a former student of Ulrich Mueller (IB) has been awarded a 3-year Harvard Society Fellowship. http://www.utexas.edu/news/2011/02/07/rabeling_ecology_harvard/ 01/04/11 James Skipper, a Senior Lecturer and Research Scientist in SBS for many years, passed away on December 31, 2010. 01/04/11 James Skipper, a Senior Lecturer and Research Scientist in SBS for many years, passed away on December 31, 2010. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/statesman/obituary.aspx?n=james-kenneth-skipper&pid=147592369&fhid=4301 11/09/10 Jeff Chen (MCDB) has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to work at the University of Cambridge beginning January 2011. 11/09/10 Jeff Chen (MCDB) has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to work at the University of Cambridge beginning January 2011. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2010/11/chen-fulbright/ 09/21/10 Thank You to the Supporters of the 2010 School of Biological Sciences Staff Appreciation Luncheon. 09/21/10 Thank You to the Supporters of the 2010 School of Biological Sciences Staff Appreciation Luncheon. /news/2010/StaffLuncheon10.aspx 09/07/10 Beryl Simpson (IB) has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Jose Cuatrecasas Medal of Excellence in Tropical Botany from the Smithsonian Institution. The medal is awarded annually to a botanist and scholar of international stature who has made significant contributions to the field of tropical botany. 09/07/10 Beryl Simpson (IB) has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Jose Cuatrecasas Medal of Excellence in Tropical Botany from the Smithsonian Institution. The medal is awarded annually to a botanist and scholar of international stature who has made significant contributions to the field of tropical botany. http://botany.si.edu/cuatrecasas/cuatrecasasMedal.cfm 08/26/10 UT’s new Health Information Technology program, led by Program Director Leanne Field (SBS), receives $2.7 million in federal funding. 08/26/10 UT’s new Health Information Technology program, led by Program Director Leanne Field (SBS), receives $2.7 million in federal funding. http://cns.utexas.edu/news/2010/08/health-it/ 07/07/10 Paul Szaniszlo (Molecular Genetics & Microbiology) was awarded the 2010 Rhoda Benham Award by the Medical Mycological Society of the Americas for his contributions to medical mycology. More on Szaniszlo can be found on his website... 07/07/10 Paul Szaniszlo (Molecular Genetics & Microbiology) was awarded the 2010 Rhoda Benham Award by the Medical Mycological Society of the Americas for his contributions to medical mycology. More on Szaniszlo can be found on his website... http://www.sbs.utexas.edu/mycology/ 07/01/10 Tanya Paull (Molecular Genetics & Microbiology) receives $527,974 from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to work on a protein in human cells that she and her colleagues discovered can sense oxidative stress. 07/01/10 Tanya Paull (Molecular Genetics & Microbiology) receives $527,974 from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to work on a protein in human cells that she and her colleagues discovered can sense oxidative stress. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2010/07/cprit-cancer-funding/ 05/25/10 Mike Ryan (Integrative Biology) is honored this month by the American Society of Naturalists with the E.O. Wilson Naturalist Award for his work in animal behavior. 05/25/10 Mike Ryan (Integrative Biology) is honored this month by the American Society of Naturalists with the E.O. Wilson Naturalist Award for his work in animal behavior. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2010/05/frog-man-cometh/ 04/25/10 Sahotra Sarkar (Integrative Biology) urges that locals be consulted and their needs taken into account in creating preserves, parks. 04/25/10 Sahotra Sarkar (Integrative Biology) urges that locals be consulted and their needs taken into account in creating preserves, parks. http://www.statesman.com/news/local/ut-philosophy-prof-tackles-conservation-621372.html 04/13/10 David Hillis (Integrative Biology) has received an Einstein Professorship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences... 04/13/10 David Hillis (Integrative Biology) has received an Einstein Professorship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences... http://english.bic.cas.cn/AF/Fe/200906/t20090615_6342.html 04/07/10 The Imaging Research Center, run by Russell Poldrack (Neurobiology) receives $3.8 million in American Reinvestment and Recovery Act funds... 04/07/10 The Imaging Research Center, run by Russell Poldrack (Neurobiology) receives $3.8 million in American Reinvestment and Recovery Act funds... http://www.utexas.edu/news/2010/04/07/imaging_research_center_funding/ 02/03/10 You are invited to attend the Spring 2010 Lorene Morrow Kelley Distinguished Lecturer Series on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in ACES 2.302 02/03/10 You are invited to attend the Spring 2010 Lorene Morrow Kelley Distinguished Lecturer Series on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in ACES 2.302 /news/2010/2010Losick-lores.pdf 01/19/10 Scientists Identify Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park As One of Most Biodiverse Places on Earth 01/19/10 Scientists Identify Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park As One of Most Biodiverse Places on Earth http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2010/01/yasuni-biodiversity/ 12/11/09 The Writing Teacher...Ruth Franks has been helping natural sciences students learn how to write better as a means of better understanding science 12/11/09 The Writing Teacher...Ruth Franks has been helping natural sciences students learn how to write better as a means of better understanding science http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2009/12/writing-teacher/ 09/15/09 Aldrich Elected President-Elect of the Biophysical Society... 09/15/09 Aldrich Elected President-Elect of the Biophysical Society... /news/2009/BiophysSocNews.pdf 09/01/09 Thank You! to the Supporters of the 2009 Bio Sci Staff Appreciation Luncheon... 09/01/09 Thank You! to the Supporters of the 2009 Bio Sci Staff Appreciation Luncheon... /news/2009/StaffLuncheon09.aspx 06/22/09 Shelley Payne (MGM), Stan Roux (MCDB), and Ruth Buskirk (SBS) were awarded the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. 06/22/09 Shelley Payne (MGM), Stan Roux (MCDB), and Ruth Buskirk (SBS) were awarded the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. http://www.utexas.edu/provost/initiatives/awards/univ/regents.html 05/15/09 Ecology, Evolution and Behavior Doctoral Student, Christian Rabeling, Wins $10,000 Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award...Barrett Klein, Wins $3,000 for the George H. Mitchell Award... 05/15/09 Ecology, Evolution and Behavior Doctoral Student, Christian Rabeling, Wins $10,000 Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award...Barrett Klein, Wins $3,000 for the George H. Mitchell Award... http://www.utexas.edu/news/2009/05/15/granof_graduate_award/ 04/29/09 Quest - Learning and Assessment Named Gold Award Winner at IITAP 2009 Showcase 04/29/09 Quest - Learning and Assessment Named Gold Award Winner at IITAP 2009 Showcase http://www.utexas.edu/academic/diia/iitap/winners.php 04/29/09 William H. Press (Computer Sciences, Integrative Biology) was among 20 scientists and engineers named to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology by President Obama in a speech at the National Academies 04/29/09 William H. Press (Computer Sciences, Integrative Biology) was among 20 scientists and engineers named to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology by President Obama in a speech at the National Academies http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2009/04/pcast/ 04/16/09 Two Natural Sciences Students Named Goldwater Scholars -- Lynne Chantranupong and Sean Simmons... 04/16/09 Two Natural Sciences Students Named Goldwater Scholars -- Lynne Chantranupong and Sean Simmons... http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2009/04/goldwater-scholars/ 03/26/09 Bolnick, Wallingford Become HHMI Early Career Scientists 03/26/09 Bolnick, Wallingford Become HHMI Early Career Scientists http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2009/03/bolnick-wallingford-become-hhmi-early-career-scientists/ 02/23/09 Troubled Waters...A rare desert spring ecosystem considered one of Mexico's... 02/23/09 Troubled Waters...A rare desert spring ecosystem considered one of Mexico's... http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2009/03/cuatrocienegas/ 01/26/09 Biologists Receive Sloan Fellowships, Sara Sawyer and Ila Fiete 01/26/09 Biologists Receive Sloan Fellowships, Sara Sawyer and Ila Fiete http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2009/02/sloan_2009.asp 02/09/09 Dudley Elected Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology 02/09/09 Dudley Elected Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2009/02/dudley-elected-fellow-of-american-academy-of-microbiology/ 02/02/09 Historicizing HIV - Biologist Sara Sawyer delved tens of millions of years into the evolutionary past of primates... 02/02/09 Historicizing HIV - Biologist Sara Sawyer delved tens of millions of years into the evolutionary past of primates... http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2009/02/historicizing-hiv/ 01/29/09 Next-Generation Gene Sequencing Technology Enables Advanced Genomic Research 01/29/09 Next-Generation Gene Sequencing Technology Enables Advanced Genomic Research http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2009/01/gene-sequencing/ 01/26/09 The Lamprey Factor - Biologist Jennifer Morgan uses the giant neurons of lampreys to investigate spinal cord injury and the potential for recovery. 01/26/09 The Lamprey Factor - Biologist Jennifer Morgan uses the giant neurons of lampreys to investigate spinal cord injury and the potential for recovery. http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2009/01/the-lamprey-factor/ 01/08/09 Sibling Rivalry ...collaborating with biologist Shelley Payne and several others, recently found... 01/08/09 Sibling Rivalry ...collaborating with biologist Shelley Payne and several others, recently found... http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2009/01/sibling_rivalry.asp 12/03/08 Lorene Morrow Kelley Distinguished Lecture Series - Presented by Don Ganem, MD 12/03/08 Lorene Morrow Kelley Distinguished Lecture Series - Presented by Don Ganem, MD http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2008/DonGanem_LectureSeries.aspx 11/24/08 Why Hybrids Grow Bigger 11/24/08 Why Hybrids Grow Bigger http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2008/11/hybrid_vigor.asp 11/20/08 Giant Roaming Protist Provides New Perspective on Animal Evolution 11/20/08 Giant Roaming Protist Provides New Perspective on Animal Evolution http://web5.cns.utexas.edu/news/2008/11/giant-protist/ 10/21/08 Leanne Field, PHD & THE FLU SHOT 10/21/08 Leanne Field, PHD & THE FLU SHOT http://kut.org/items/show/14285 10/01/08 Dee U. Silverthorn - 2009 winner of the Society for College Science Teachers (SCST) Outstanding Undergraduate Science Teacher Award (OUSTA) 10/01/08 Dee U. Silverthorn - 2009 winner of the Society for College Science Teachers (SCST) Outstanding Undergraduate Science Teacher Award (OUSTA) http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2008/DeeSilvermanOUTSA.aspx 09/01/08 BioSci Staff Appreciation Luncheon 09/01/08 BioSci Staff Appreciation Luncheon http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2008/StaffLuncheon08.aspx 08/01/08 Gilbert Endowment Established by Worthingtons 08/01/08 Gilbert Endowment Established by Worthingtons http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2008/07/worthington_gilbert.asp 07/28/08 An international team of conservation scientists from Australia, the United Kingdom and United States, including University of Texas at Austin Professor Camille Parmesan... 07/28/08 An international team of conservation scientists from Australia, the United Kingdom and United States, including University of Texas at Austin Professor Camille Parmesan... http://www.utexas.edu/news/2008/07/17/assisted_migration 07/24/08 Genetic evolution is strongly shaped by genes’ efforts to prevent or tolerate errors in the production of proteins... 07/24/08 Genetic evolution is strongly shaped by genes’ efforts to prevent or tolerate errors in the production of proteins... http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2008/07/mistranslation_misfolding.asp 07/23/08 Scientists Find New Clues to Explain Amazonian Biodiversity 07/23/08 Scientists Find New Clues to Explain Amazonian Biodiversity http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2008/07/ants_amazon_diversity.asp 07/17/08 Call for Assisted Migration 07/17/08 Call for Assisted Migration http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2008/07/assisted_migration.asp 07/14/08 Giant Cane and the Little Wasp That Could 07/14/08 Giant Cane and the Little Wasp That Could http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2008/07/arundo_control.asp 07/14/08 Into the Field - Dr. Ulrich Mueller, recipient of the E.O. Wilson Award 07/14/08 Into the Field - Dr. Ulrich Mueller, recipient of the E.O. Wilson Award http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2008/07/Ulrich_Mueller.asp 06/26/08 MSI Gets Funds for New Building 06/26/08 MSI Gets Funds for New Building http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2008/06/utmsi_building.asp 06/13/08 Microbiologist Receives Support for Studying Bacterial Communication and Disease 06/13/08 Microbiologist Receives Support for Studying Bacterial Communication and Disease http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2008/06/whiteley_path.asp 06/02/08 Biologist Tanya Paull has become the first faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin to be named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator and at Howard Hughes Medical Institute 06/02/08 Biologist Tanya Paull has become the first faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin to be named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator and at Howard Hughes Medical Institute http://www.utexas.edu/news/2008/05/29/paull_hhmi/ 06/02/08 Biologist Tanya Paull has become the first faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin to be named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator and at Howard Hughes Medical Institute 06/02/08 Biologist Tanya Paull has become the first faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin to be named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator and at Howard Hughes Medical Institute http://www.hhmi.org/news/paull_bio.html 04/30/08 Aldrich and Hillis, receive top honors...elected to the National Academy of Sciences. 04/30/08 Aldrich and Hillis, receive top honors...elected to the National Academy of Sciences. http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2008/04/nas_2008.asp 04/29/08 The National Academy of Sciences today announced new members. 04/29/08 The National Academy of Sciences today announced new members. http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=04292008 04/24/08 New Source for Biofuels Discovered... by R. Malcolm Brown, Jr. and Dr. David Nobles, Jr. 04/24/08 New Source for Biofuels Discovered... by R. Malcolm Brown, Jr. and Dr. David Nobles, Jr. http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2008/04/biofuel_microbe.asp 03/03/08 Scientists map the evolutionary relationships for all life on the planet 03/03/08 Scientists map the evolutionary relationships for all life on the planet http://www.utexas.edu/features/2008/tree/ 02/03/08 Dr. Clark Hubbs, Professor Emeritus in the Section of Integrative Biology, passes away on February 3, 2008 02/03/08 Dr. Clark Hubbs, Professor Emeritus in the Section of Integrative Biology, passes away on February 3, 2008 http://desertfishes.org/obits/ch/Clark_Hubbs.html 02/04/08 Lasses in Kayaks A wee yarn. Article written by Stephanie Schnorr. Stephanie and Molly Cummings teaming together with Lasses in Kayaks! 02/04/08 Lasses in Kayaks A wee yarn. Article written by Stephanie Schnorr. Stephanie and Molly Cummings teaming together with Lasses in Kayaks! http://www.goodlifemag.com/archives/2008/02-08/02-08_Lasses-in-Kayaks.pdf 01/29/08 Meet the Crutchfields...keeping Brackenridge Field Lab running for researchers and students. 01/29/08 Meet the Crutchfields...keeping Brackenridge Field Lab running for researchers and students. http://www.utexas.edu/oncampus/2008/01/24/id_crutchfields_bfl 12/13/07 Research Makes Discover's Top 100 12/13/07 Research Makes Discover's Top 100 http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2007/12/crews_discover.asp 12/10/07 When She's Turned On, Some Of Her Genes Turn Off 12/10/07 When She's Turned On, Some Of Her Genes Turn Off http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2007/12/swordtail_turnoff.asp 12/03/07 A Battle on Many Fronts - Against Infectious Diseases 12/03/07 A Battle on Many Fronts - Against Infectious Diseases http://www.utexas.edu/features/2007/infectious/ 11/26/07 Tree of Life Revealed for Flowering Plants 11/26/07 Tree of Life Revealed for Flowering Plants http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2007/11/angiosperm_tol.asp 11/19/07 Invasive Plants Are Moving Targets 11/19/07 Invasive Plants Are Moving Targets http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2007/09/moving_targets.asp 11/01/07 Biologist Parmesan Honored For Conservation Leadership 11/01/07 Biologist Parmesan Honored For Conservation Leadership http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2007/11/parm_connie.asp 10/15/07 Bio Sci Staff Appreciation Luncheon 10/15/07 Bio Sci Staff Appreciation Luncheon http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2007/StaffLuncheon07.aspx 09/19/07 Firing at Whisker Barrels 09/19/07 Firing at Whisker Barrels http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2007/08/koester_whisker.asp 09/04/07 Nobel Prize-winning biologist offers life advice at UT lecture 09/04/07 Nobel Prize-winning biologist offers life advice at UT lecture http://media.www.dailytexanonline.com/media/storage/paper410/news/2007/09/11/TopStories/Nobel.PrizeWinning.Biologist.Offers.Life.Advice.At.Ut.Lecture-2960931.shtml 07/10/07 UT Professor Emeritus James Larimer passes away 07/10/07 UT Professor Emeritus James Larimer passes away http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2007/vernegrant.aspx 05/31/07 UT Professor Emeritus Verne Grant passes away 05/31/07 UT Professor Emeritus Verne Grant passes away http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2007/vernegrant.aspx 05/18/07 Rasika Harshey elected to the American Academy of Microbiology 05/18/07 Rasika Harshey elected to the American Academy of Microbiology http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2007/05/harshey_aam.asp 05/15/07 Faculty receive Teaching Awards 05/15/07 Faculty receive Teaching Awards http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2007/Awards.aspx 05/14/07 Francisco Valladares and Charlie Arnone receive Staff Excellence awards 05/14/07 Francisco Valladares and Charlie Arnone receive Staff Excellence awards http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2007/2007StaffAwards.aspx 05/09/07 Special Feature: Brackenridge Field Lab 05/09/07 Special Feature: Brackenridge Field Lab http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2007/05/fo_bfl.asp 04/13/07 Evolution under the microscope 04/13/07 Evolution under the microscope http://www.dailytexanonline.com/news/2007/04/13/University/Evolution.Under.The.Microscope-2840076.shtml 04/02/07 Ecology & Evolution Graduate Progam Ranks Among Nation's Best 04/02/07 Ecology & Evolution Graduate Progam Ranks Among Nation's Best http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2007/04/us_rankings.asp 03/27/07 Common Fungicide Causes Long-term Changes in Mating Behavior 03/27/07 Common Fungicide Causes Long-term Changes in Mating Behavior http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2007/03/crews_vinc.asp 03/22/07 Helmut Koester receives Sloan Research Fellowship 03/22/07 Helmut Koester receives Sloan Research Fellowship http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2007/03/sloan07.asp 01/30/07 A dab of green for UT 01/30/07 A dab of green for UT http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2007/Greenhouses.aspx 11/30/06 Artificial reef on Town Lake to model coral environments 11/30/06 Artificial reef on Town Lake to model coral environments http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2006/reef_12_06.aspx 11/06/06 Dee Silverthorn garners Burnt Orange Apple Award for outstanding teaching 11/06/06 Dee Silverthorn garners Burnt Orange Apple Award for outstanding teaching http://www.utexas.edu/academic/diia/news/2006/silverthorn_booa.php 11/14/06 Global Warming Increases Species Extinctions Worldwide 11/14/06 Global Warming Increases Species Extinctions Worldwide http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2006/11/global_species.asp 10/03/06 Study recommends strategies for distributing flu vaccine during shortage 10/03/06 Study recommends strategies for distributing flu vaccine during shortage http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2006/10/vaccinemodel03.asp 09/27/06 Fire ant-attacking fly spreading rapidly in Texas 09/27/06 Fire ant-attacking fly spreading rapidly in Texas http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2006/09/flyspread27.asp 09/20/06 Fire ant lab celebrates 20 years of research 09/20/06 Fire ant lab celebrates 20 years of research http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2006/09/fireantlab_20.asp 08/25/06 Neurobiologist Nace Golding awarded Presidential Early Career Award 08/25/06 Neurobiologist Nace Golding awarded Presidential Early Career Award http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2006/08/golding25.asp 08/22/06 Biologist receives $450,000 grant to contribute to asthma research 08/22/06 Biologist receives $450,000 grant to contribute to asthma research http://www.utexas.edu/opa/news/2006/08/biology22.html 07/17/06 Neuroscientist Richard Aldrich joins faculty; becomes Chair of the Section of Neurobiology 07/17/06 Neuroscientist Richard Aldrich joins faculty; becomes Chair of the Section of Neurobiology http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2006/07/aldrich_17.asp 07/17/06 Dragonflies take flight through entomologist's field study 07/17/06 Dragonflies take flight through entomologist's field study http://www.utexas.edu/features/2006/dragonflies/index.html 06/27/06 Fungus does not depend on fungus-farming ants for reproduction, researchers say 06/27/06 Fungus does not depend on fungus-farming ants for reproduction, researchers say http://www.utexas.edu/opa/news/2006/06/biology27.html 06/19/06 Eavesdropping fringe-lipped bats spread culture through sound 06/19/06 Eavesdropping fringe-lipped bats spread culture through sound http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/news/480-bat-love-songs-decoded 06/07/06 Student News: Nathan Hood receives 2006 ASPB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship 06/07/06 Student News: Nathan Hood receives 2006 ASPB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2006/06/student_hood07.asp 05/03/06 Evolution of complex calls and unusual male vocal cords in túngara frogs 05/03/06 Evolution of complex calls and unusual male vocal cords in túngara frogs http://web4.cns.utexas.edu/communications/2006/05/ryan_tungara03.asp 04/05/06 Eric Pianka named 2006 Distinguished Scientist by Texas Academy of Science 04/05/06 Eric Pianka named 2006 Distinguished Scientist by Texas Academy of Science http://www.utexas.edu/opa/news/2006/04/nat_sci05.html 02/06/06 UT lab studies gender-bending lizard mating 02/06/06 UT lab studies gender-bending lizard mating http://media.www.dailytexanonline.com/media/storage/paper410/news/2006/02/06/LifeArts/Ut.Lab.Studies.GenderBending.Lizard.Mating-1599792.shtml 03/08/06 Poison dart frog mimics gain when birds learn to stay away 03/08/06 Poison dart frog mimics gain when birds learn to stay away http://www.utexas.edu/opa/news/2006/03/biology08.html 02/06/06 Dr. Dee Silverthorn awarded distinguished lectureship 02/06/06 Dr. Dee Silverthorn awarded distinguished lectureship http://www.utexas.edu/opa/news/2006/02/nat_sci06.html 12/15/05 New antibody shows promise as cure from anthrax 12/15/05 New antibody shows promise as cure from anthrax http://www.utexas.edu/opa/ic/oncampus/2005/dec/anthrax.html 03/15/05 More than half of Earth's wild species affected by climate change 03/15/05 More than half of Earth's wild species affected by climate change http://www.utexas.edu/features/2005/climate/index.html 08/08/03 UT's algae famous the world over 08/08/03 UT's algae famous the world over http://media.www.dailytexanonline.com/media/storage/paper410/news/2003/08/08/News/Uts-Algae.Famous.The.World.Over-492477.shtml 06/01/03 Turtles back home in upgraded ponds 06/01/03 Turtles back home in upgraded ponds http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/news/2003/turtlepond.aspx