Last week, her work earned Ashley Keiser, who graduated from Yale in 2014, the fourth annual F. Herbert Bormann Prize, an award that honors a Forestry and Environmental Studies doctoral student whose work best exemplifies the legacy of the late Yale professor.
A study from Iowa State University researchers casts new light on how biologists understand the likelihood of coextinction among plants and animals that depend on one another for survival.
Post-doctoral candidate, Ashley Keiser, as been selected as a 2017 NatureNet Science Fellow. The postdoctoral program is a partnership between The Nature Conservancy and a “rotating set of the world’s leading Universities”
EEOB graduate students, David Delaney, Erica Baken and Monica Cox were initiated into Sigma Xi on the evening of April 27, 2107.
To learn how to better communicate to a broader audience, three graduate students from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences participated in a Science Communication Fellowship hosted by Reiman Gardens during the spring semester.
EEOB graduate student, Phillip Klahs, has designed the winning T-shirt for American Society of Plant Taxonomists. The T-shirt will be available for purchases at the Botany 2017 conference in Fort Worth, Texas. All sales support the efforts of ASPT.
Dr. William Crumpton was recently honored by Iowa State University with the title of University Professor.
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.