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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Jeanne Altmann, the Eugene Higgins Professor of EEB, Emeritus, was inducted into APS’ biological sciences class. Altmann’s research deals with life history approaches to behavioral ecology and with nonexperimental research design. Most of her empirical work has focused on the baboons of Amboseli National Park, Kenya. Altmann joined the...

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Princeton senior Cole Morokhovich still marvels at the possibility that his academic path may have come down to one five-minute window. Having come to Princeton with a focus on pre-medicine, he had taken most of the required courses and declared his major in chemical and biological engineering.

Friday, May 8, 2020
Robert M. May, who was a leading researcher, mentor and administrator at Princeton University for more than 15 years, passed away at the age of 84 in Oxford, U.K. on April 28, after a long illness.
Friday, Apr 17, 2020

Teaching awards honor those graduate students who have made a significant and exceptional contribution to undergraduate teaching. The selection committee for the awards consists of the deans in Academic Affairs as well as senior staff from the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning.

Friday, Apr 17, 2020

Professor Jonathan Levine was awarded the Ecological Society of America’s Robert H.

Friday, Apr 17, 2020

Like all New Jerseyans, on March 21 we came under a lockdown order issued by Gov. Phil Murphy. As biomedical scientists and experts on public health and epidemiology, we appreciate the importance for all communities to follow his directive. Full compliance will slow the growing death rate -- but this will take at least a month and a half.

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020

Could the division of labor in an anthill be driven by the same social dynamics governing the gap between liberals and conservatives? That was the surprising question tackled by Princeton biologists Chris Tokita and Corina Tarnita.

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Monday, Nov 11, 2019

“Environmental change may influence what animals are eating, and as a consequence, influence their microbiome and health in a variety of ways that can only be understood in natural settings,” said study lead author Tyler Kartzinel, an assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Brown University and a former postdoctoral...

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019

Six Princeton undergraduate seniors were invited to a Conservation Science conference at the American Museum of Natural History. The day began with a keynote on faith based conservation by a University of Wisconsin scientist originally from Nepal, followed by a series of 20 minute talks and a dozen speed talks.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019

This NIH award will support EEB's assistant professor Sarah Kocher to “bridge the gap between population and evolutionary genetics, neurobiology and behavior to uncover the core neurobiological and genetic mechanisms that shape the ‘social brain.’ ” Kocher examines how genetic and environmental factors shape variation in social behavior of bees...

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