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Recent graduates of Biology first authors on recent study

Date posted: December 12th, 2017

Two recent graduates of the Department of Biology have been published in Frontiers in Genetics. 
Nikhil is currently working at McKinsey & Company in Cleveland.

Nate Mullin is a technician in Dr. …Read more.

Adjunct Professor of Biology, Dr. Gavin Svenson, honored by Crain’s Cleveland

Date posted: November 27th, 2017

Museum Assistant Director of Science and Curator of Invertebrate Zoology Dr. Gavin Svenson has been named to the Crain’s Cleveland 2017 Class of 40 under 40.  The group is noted for taking a leading role in the Greater Cleveland Business Community. …Read more.

Undergraduate student Uma Mahajan feature in THINK magazine

Date posted: October 19th, 2017

Systems Biology mjaor Uma Mahajan was recently featured in CWRU’s THINK magazine in an article focusing on Summer Research. It can be found here:
 
Summer Research is Captivating Students
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Department of Biology Seminar Series, October 4th at 4pm

Date posted: October 5th, 2017

Department of Biology Seminar Series
10-5-17 @ 4:00pm in DeGrace 312
Katie Stuble, PhD, Holden Arboretum
“Assembling communities in a changing world: how changing climates and invading species are reshaping our ecosystems”
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Former student from Jean Burns’s lab starts new job

Date posted: August 22nd, 2017

Former undergraduate in the lab of Dr. Jean Burns, Angela Kaczowka, starts an Assistant Professor of Practice position at Agricultural Education Department, University of Arizona. Congratulations to Angela! …Read more.

Dept of Biology researchers in UNDARK

Date posted: July 27th, 2017

Dr. Sarah Diamond and her collaborators were featured in UNDARK last week. You can read the full article here:
What City Ants Can Teach Us About Species Evolution And Climate Change …Read more.

Robin Snyder’s paper wins award

Date posted: June 9th, 2017

Dr Robin Snyder is the recipient of the American Society of Naturalists Presidential Award for best paper published in the American Naturalists in 2016. The paper: “We happy few: Using structured population models to identify the decisive events in the lives of exceptional individuals” can be found here:
http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugSnyder.html …Read more.

Dr. Rich Drushel receives the Wittke Award

Date posted: May 11th, 2017

The Department of Biology’s Dr. Rich Drushel was this year’s recipient of the Wittke Award.
The Carl F. Wittke Award was established in 1971 in honor of Carl Wittke, a former faculty member, dean and vice president of Western Reserve University. …Read more.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History hosts an entomology themed Think and Drink

Date posted: April 26th, 2017

Take a look at our Facebook post for more pictures from this event!
Click on the link below!
https://www.facebook.com/cwrubiology/
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Dr. Emmitt Jolly a keynote speaker at the March for Science, April 22nd

Date posted: April 17th, 2017

March for Science Cleveland will feature the Department of Biology’s Dr. Emmitt Jolly as the keynote speaker. Click on the link to find more information about the March for Science!
March-for-Science …Read more.

Dr. Ryan Martin published in Science

Date posted: April 4th, 2017

Dr. Martin co-authored a paper published in Science. The paper found that local and regional variation in climate explained patterns of natural selection in the wild. It can be found here:
Precipitation drives global variation in natural selection …Read more.

Sarah Diamond and Ryan Martin’s collaborative article featured in the New York Times

Date posted: April 4th, 2017

A collaborative article by Assistant Professors of Biology, Drs. Sarah Diamond and Ryan Martin, was written about in the NY Times on Monday. You can read the article here:
What Makes a City Ant? …Read more.

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