Diana Tomback Celebrates in Yellowstone and is Featured in Cornell Ornithology Lab Video

Oct. 19, 2022

In July, Integrative Biology Professor Diana F. Tomback, representing the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation (WPEF) and the University of Colorado Denver, held a picnic event to celebrate and thank Joe Ricketts for his on-going support for the Yellowstone Clark's Nutcracker Research Project. This project is a collaboration among Yellowstone National...

Southern-most Archeological Site Published on by Brian Buma

Oct. 19, 2022

New research from a team including Integrative Biology Associate Research Professor Brian Buma reports on finding the world's southernmost archaeological site, a hunting camp from between 260–460 years BP, that represents the furthest south extension of humanity prior to the industrial age. Published in the Cambridge journal Antiquity , “...

Research from Integrative Biology Graduate Students on Improving Research Leadership

Oct. 19, 2022

Graduate fieldwork requires leading and managing a team, often in unique circumstances (including long hours, remote regions, etc.), and therefore can be challenging even for those with previous leadership or field experience. Recent research from Graduate Integrative Biology Students Katherine Hayes, Trevor Carter, Erin Twaddell (under the supervision of Associate...

New Funding for Sara Branco and Team Studying the Role of Fungal Secondary Metabolites

Sept. 22, 2022

Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology Sara Branco (along with a team of scientists at Duke University and the University of Wisconsin) received funding from the Joint Genome Institute/Department of Energy to develop the project ‘ Functional Roles of Secondary Metabolites in Ectomycorrhizal Fungi ’. The study will be led by...

Sara Branco and Team Publish on Stress Tolerance in Mutualistic Fungi

Sept. 8, 2022

Sara Branco, Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, published a Tansley review in the leading journal in the plant sciences (with impact factor of 10.32) New Phytologist , Mechanisms of stress tolerance and their effects on the ecology and evolution of mycorrhizal fungi . This work documents how...

Integrative Biology Students Publish on Combined Impacts of Spruce Beetle Outbreaks and Fire Disturbances

Aug. 24, 2022

Integrative Biology students Trevor Carter and Katherine Hayes, under the supervision of Professor Brian Buma, recently published in Landscape Ecology , “ Putting more fuel on the fire… or maybe not? A synthesis of spruce beetle and fire interactions in North American subalpine forests .” Large scale native spruce beetle...

Timberley Roane Publishing on Applying Indigenous Methodologies

June 16, 2022

Associate Professor of Integrative Biology Timberley Roane and her colleagues recently published, “ Application of the Indigenous evaluation framework to a university certificate program for building cultural awareness in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics .” This paper presents a case example of the Indigenous Evaluation Framework as applied to a...

Elizabeth Pansing and Diana Tomback Publish on Postfire Plant and Fungi Recovery

Feb. 3, 2022

Alum and former Outstanding CLAS Graduate Student Elizabeth Pansing and Integrative Biology Professor Diana Tomback are part of a team that recently published the paper, " Limitations to Propagule Dispersal Will Constrain Postfire Recovery of Plants and Fungi in Western Coniferous Forests ” in the high impact journal, BioScience ...

New Book from Brian Buma an Atlas of a Changing Climate

Dec. 9, 2021

Brian Buma, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director of Integrative Biology, has a new book out on the basics of environmental science, ecology, and climate change: The Atlas of a Changing Climate . Over half imagery from National Geographic, satellites, historical documents, and data artists, the book takes a basic...

Prestigious NSF CAREER Award for Greg Ragland

July 21, 2021

Assistant Professor in Integrative Biology Greg Ragland recently received an NSF CAREER award. The grant, titled, “Beyond differential expression: quantifying transcriptional dynamics and testing for adaptive value of transcriptomic responses at low temperature,” will be a comparative physiology study of transcription temperature in flies from different regions. At present, the...

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