Dr. Haldre Rogers outlined how an invasive species of snake is affecting the regeneration of trees on the island of Guam over a span of decades.
This week the ISU-based Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium released its official strategy for supporting recovery of the monarch butterfly population in Iowa and across North America.
Do bees get the flu? New Iowa State University research shows honey bee viruses are found in wild bees, though it is unclear how much this contributes to declines in wild bee populations.
Dr. Eric Gangloff is among the most recent recipients of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellowship. The fellowship, provided by the European Commission, supports the most promising individual researchers from around the world.
A house in the new Geoffroy Hall has been named for Lois Tiffany, widely renowned mycologist, past Chair of the former ISU Botany Department, and faculty member with over 50 years of service to Iowa State University.
Research in Iowa State’s Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology (EEOB) has been garnering a lot of attention — and support — from the National Science Foundation (NSF) this past year. In 2016, eight faculty received grants from the NSF to support their exciting research in evolutionary biology.
Dr. Kirk Moloney recently presented a keynote talk at the First IUFRO Landscape Ecology Latin-American Congress/Second IALE Latin-American Congress in Temuco, Chile. His talk was entitled ‘Landscape Ecology and the management of exotic species.’
Dr. Brian Wilsey recently presented a keynote talk at the Society of Ecological Restoration Europe 2016 Conference in Freising, Germany. His talk was entitled ‘Ecology of novel and native grassland ecosystems: Implications for restoration.’
EEOB graduate student, Daniela Flores, received the Outstanding Presentation Award for the Biological Sciences during the Graduate Minority Assistantship Program (GMAP) annual symposium.
Dr. Barbara Pleasants was honored by Science Bound for inspiring, mentoring, and directing ethnically and racially diverse Iowa youth towards discovery and success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.
Professor Emeritus, Dr. William Clark, was honored as a Wildlife Society Fellow during the 2016 Annual Conference held in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Dr. Jonathan Wendel recently discussed the cycles of polyploidy in plants at the Royal Botanical Garden in Madrid.
An Iowa State University scientist is attempting to peal back centuries of adaptations in corn to gain a better understanding of how the plant adjusted to the diverse environments and elevations of the Americas.
Reiman Gardens hosted a Monarch butterfly tagging event Sept. 11, 2016.
Dr. Debinski is among four ISU faculty and staff honored by WISE for the support of Women in Science and Engineering programming.
Please mark your calendars for the Entomology seminar series speaker on Monday, August 29th.
Dr. Clark, as well as her students (Phil Khlas - PhD Candidate & Monica Cox - Masters) attended the BOTANY 2016 Conference in Savannah, Georgia from July 31st through August 4th.
Dr. Tracy Heath spoke with The Molecular Ecologist about her research, her working style, her strategies for running a lab, and more.
Aimee Schulz is on a path to success. During her first year at Iowa State she was invited to participate in Iowa State’s President’s Leadership Class and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean’s Leadership Class.
Senior Teaching Lab Coordinator, Linda Westgate, was recognized for her history of exemplary institutional service by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Emeritus Faculty member, Donald Farrar, and Peter van der Linden have recent published Shrubs and Vines of Iowa with University of Iowa Press.
Doctoral candidate, Ana (Mindy) Morales-Williams recently accepted a faculty position with the University of Vermont as their newest assistant Professor in limnology at the Rubenstein School of Environmental and Natural Resources.
Dr. April Wright was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in biology.
It's in clothes, coffee filters, fishnets and more, but over the years, cotton has evolved from its primitive state to what humans know now: white and fluffy. Jonathan Wendel, professor and chair of the department of ecology, evolution and organismal biology, is doing research on the way cotton has evolved.
Methane and nitrous oxide emissions that result from human activity make the terrestrial biosphere a net contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study published in Nature. - See more at: http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2016/03/11/terrestrialbiosphere#sthash....