The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology serves as the nucleus for the study of animal diversity on campus, focusing on the evolutionary origins of the planet’s animal species, their genetic information and the ecosystems they form. UMMZ houses world-class collections that span almost 200 years of regional and global biodiversity supporting a multi-faceted research and teaching program.
- Scientific Coordinator of the Nature Protection Trust of Seychelles visits Mollusk Division
- Researchers Examining Mollusks of Point Pelee National Park, Canada
The uncharacterized gene 1700093K21Rik and flanking regions are correlated with reproductive isolation in the house mouse, Mus musculus
Authors: D. H. Kass, V. Janousek, L. Wang, and P. K. Tucker
Publisher: Mammalian Genome
Shi presented "Speciation and skull morphological evolution are decoupled across extant bats," at the NASBR’s 44th annual symposium in Albany, NY, October 22 – 25.
The Animal Diversity Web announces a beautiful, informative set of interactive pocket guides for Great Lakes parks, zoos, and museums. Each guide includes information on wildlife, visiting the park, zoo, or museum, and trails that guide you in exploring the natural features of each place.
Packard Fellowships are awarded through a highly competitive process designed to identify the best early-career scientists and engineers in the nation and to fund their research on ambitious research questions.
On U-M Gateway: U-M biology student and nature filmmaker wins $50K National Geographic Channel exploration contest
University of Michigan senior and nature filmmaker Charlie Engelman beat out more than 700 competitors to win the National Geographic Channel's Expedition Granted contest.
The National Science Foundation has awarded six grants totaling some $7.5 million to digitize biodiversity collections, a nationwide effort coordinated by the iDigBio program based at the University of Florida. Two of the grants involve collaborators in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Michigan, working at the Museum of Zoology and the Herbarium.
Please Note: The Museum of Zoology is a research facility. It is not usually open to the public. Please refer to the Museum of Natural History website if you wish to visit.