Drosophila Melanogaster

Ben de Bivort Finds Bet-Hedging Strategy

December 15, 2015

Ben de Bivort's latest paper in Evolution combines computational modeling and lab experiments on Drosophila to find that variability in temperature and light preference likely reflects a bet-hedging strategy to counter seasonal fluctuations. 

Our Erratic Nature

Our Erratic Nature

December 16, 2015

Using automated video and genetic analysis performed in his lab, Benjamin de Bivort explains in a TEDx Talk why individuals behave differently. Watch Here

Graduate Student, Stephen Klosterman Receives ESA Billings Award

Graduate Student, Stephen Klosterman Receives ESA Billings Award

November 9, 2015

Congratulations to OEB graduate student, Stephen Klosterman (Richardson Lab), for receiving the Ecological Society of America's W.D. and S.M. Billings Award for his talk, "Bridging the organism and landscape scales of deciduous forest phenology using an unmanned aerial vehicle, PhenoCam, and remote sensing" at the 2015 ESA meeting. Full Story.

Derek Bok Center

OEB Graduate Students Receive Derek Bok Center Certificate of Distinction in Teaching

November 2, 2015

Congratulations to OEB Graduate students, Nicole Bedford (OEB 57), Glenna Clifton (OEB 53), Tauana Cunha (OEB 51), Seth Donoughe (OEB 57), Clara Levy (OEB 52), Thomas Powell (OEB 55), Bruno Souza de Medeiros (OEB 141), Joel Vitti (OEB 242), Jingyi Yu (OEB 223) and Xuemei Zhai (OEB 118) who were awarded the Spring 2015 Derek Bok Center Certificates of Distinction in Teaching. Full story.