Congratulations to Sang Kim (Farrell Lab) for receiving a Graduate Student Research Award from the Society of Systematic Biologists for his research on diurnal longhorn beetle radiation in the Caribbean!
Congratulations to OEB IB concentrator, Julius G. Bright Ross '17, one of three students to receive the 2017 Marshall Scholarship. Bright Ross hopes to pursue a Ph.D. in Zoology at the University of Oxford. Full Story.
Congratulations to E.O. Wilson, recipient of the 2016 Humane Society of New York Humane Medal! The Humane Society chose Prof. Wilson for his lifetime of work, his pioneering efforts to protect the biodiversity of the planet, and in recognition of his 32nd book, "Half Earth."
Don Pfister and Jean Beagle Ristaino's latest article in BioScience, "What a Painfully Interesting Subject": Charles Darwin's Studies of Potato Late Blight, looks closely at the pathogen, Phytophthora infestans. The pathogen, responsible for the 1845 Ireland famine, is still wreaking havoc on potatoes and tomatoes in the United States and many areas of the world and is considered a threat to global food security. Read more about A Painfully Interesting Subject