UMMZ news from the World Congress of Malacology
The UMMZ was well represented at the World Congress of Malacology with seven speakers and a best student oral presentation award for Jingchun Li.
8/12/2013 | (more)
Thomaz scores best poster award
EEB graduate student Andrea Thomaz won the Best Student Poster Award from the Neotropical Ichthyological Association.
7/29/2013 | (more)
On U-M Gateway: From obscurity to dominance: tracking the rapid evolutionary rise of ray-finned fish
Mass extinctions, like lotteries, result in a multitude of losers and a few lucky winners.
7/22/2013 | (more)
Lifetime Achievement Award for Gerald Smith
Professor EmeritusGerald Smith was honored with the first Joseph S. Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.
7/26/2013 | (more)
Frontiers Master's Student Defends Thesis
Frontiers Master's Student, Marcella Baiz, recently defended her thesis on the genetic relatedness of howler monkeys (Alouatta sp.).
6/24/2013 | (more)
On the U-M Gateway: Living fossils? Actually, sturgeon are evolutionary speedsters
"Sturgeon are thought of as a living fossil group that has undergone relatively slow rates of anatomical change over time. But that's simply not true," said Professor Daniel Rabosky.
6/7/2013 | (more)
The votes are in: He wins EEB's outstanding paper 2012-13
EEB graduate student Qixin He ’s paper was selected as EEB’s Outstanding Paper of the Year.
6/6/2013 | (more)
Genetic study of house dust mites demonstrates reversible evolution
Pavel Klimov, EEB and Museum of Zoology assistant research scientist, and EEB Professor Barry Oconnor, curator of insects and arachnids, used a large-scale genetic study of the lowly house dust mite to uncover an example of reversible evolution that appears to violate Dollo's law.
3/8/2013 | (more)
Contest set to name peregrine falcon chicks hatched atop U-M hospital
The university offers the Ann Arbor community an opportunity to name the baby falcons through an online contest. Please visit the U-M Facebook page for contest updates.
6/4/2013 | (more)
Celia Churchill (Ph.D.) and Cindy Bick (M.Sc.) graduate
Congratulations to Celia and Cindy who graduated this spring. Cindy completed her Master's degree and is continuing on to a PhD. Celia received her PhD. We wish you all the best in the coming years!
5/21/2013 | (more)