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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.

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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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Featured Publications

The uncharacterized gene 1700093K21Rik and flanking regions are correlated with reproductive isolation in the house mouse, Mus musculus

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Authors: D. H. Kass, V. Janousek, L. Wang, and P. K. Tucker

Publisher: Mammalian Genome

Date: 2/19/2014


News & Events

Smith and Badgley receive SVP awards

Congratulations to Catherine Badgley and Jerry Smith for winning prestigious awards at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Shi wins N. American Society for Bat Research’s Koopman Prize

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.

Animal Diversity Web mobile app released

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.

Dan Rabosky, has been awarded a prestigious Packard Fellowship

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.

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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.