Cassandra Extavour received the New Scholar Award in Aging from the Ellison Medical Foundation for proposed work on the effects of aging on the renewal and regeneration of the germline. New Scholars are investigators who are nominated for their outstanding promise in aging research.
The American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) has chosen Dr. Kanchi N. Gandhi, HUH Bibliographer and Nomenclature Specialist, to be honored with an ASPT Distinguished Service Award. This award is given only occasionally and is reserved for those individuals who have made exceptional efforts for ASPT or the plant-systematics community in general. The ASPT received nominations documenting the long and intensive commitment that Dr. Gandhi has made to understanding and interpreting the International Code of...
L. Mahadevan's work is inspired by curiosity about everyday things. On Sept. 27, he will join Harvard GSD Dean Mohsen Mostafavi in conversation about the Architecture of Natural Patterns. View YouTube interview with L. Mahadevan.
In the August issue of the journal Paleobiology, Brian D. Farrell and colleagues present a scientific study of insect diversity suggesting that it’s seasonality, not heat or light, that drives biodiversity. Full Story.
The rare Amorphophallus titanum plant bloomed and closed in a little more than 24 hours in the OEB greenhouse. This is the first time the elusive titan arum has bloomed since coming to Harvard in 2002. Harvard Magazine....
OEB graduate student, Prashant Sharma, (Giribet Lab), received the Willi Hennig Award for the best oral presentation by a student at the May 2010 meeting of the Willi Hennig Society. The international organization promotes the field of phylogenetic systematics.
Andrew Biewener was a guest editor of a special feature, "Control and dynamics of animal movement" in the June 2010 issue of Biology Letters. Andy Biewener and co-editor Tom Daniel discussed the feature in an interview with Biology Letters' Wendy Barnaby. ...
A video about the Assembling the Tree of Life (AToL) Initiative, featured in the HMNH’s exhibit EVOLUTION MATTERS. The film includes interviews with E.O. Wilson, Jim Hanken, Gonzalo Giribet, and Brian Farrell.
HarvardOEBCongratulations to Peter Girguis, recipient of the 2020 Petra Shattuck Excellence in Teaching Award!
The award was established by the Harvard Extension School in memory of Petra T. Shattuck, a distinguished and… t.co/GYJBD3AbOC