Alaskan Rainforests are Impacted by Rising Temperatures According to Research from Brian Buma

Dr. Brian Buma The northeast Pacific coastal temperate rainforest in southeast Alaska can store more than 1,000 tons of carbon per hectare in biomass and soil. Across this region, glaciers are disappearing faster than most other places on the planet, and winter snowfall is turning into winter rain. “This is...

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2021 Spring Seminar Series - Dr. Jeffrey Good

Dr. Jeffrey Good Associate Professor Division of Biological Sciences University of Montana WHEN: April 2, 2021 at Noon WHERE: Seminar will be presented via Zoom Please complete the RSVP FORM to receive the Zoom Meeting link. Forms can be submitted any time before the Seminar but not after 10:00am the...

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Congratulations to Dr. Scott Yanco on his successful dissertation defense

March 22, 2021

The department is excited to announce our newest PhD graduate, Dr. Scott Yanco who successfully defended his dissertation on March 9th. In Light of Ecology: Eco-Evolutionary Strategies for Persistence in Seasonal Environments My dissertation developed and applied a conceptual framework for addressing questions about ultimate eco-evolutionary drivers of organismal responses...

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2021 Spring Seminar Series-Dr. Onja Razafindratsima

Dr. Onja Razafindratsima Assistant Professor Department of Integrative Biology University of California, Berkeley WHEN: March 26, 2021 at Noon WHERE: Seminar will be presented via Zoom Please complete the RSVP FORM to receive the Zoom Meeting link. Forms can be submitted any time before the Seminar but not after 10:00am...

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Lahari Gadey presents at the 2021 Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology annual conference.

March 17, 2021

Lahari Gadey , a master’s student from the Ragland Lab in the Department of Integrative Biology, has finished her poster presentation for the 2021 Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) annual conference which was virtual this year. Lahari presented a poster titled “A remarkably consistent life-history trait with a...

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CU Denver’s Brian Buma joined researchers to evaluate the region’s ecosystem of 200-foot trees and deep soils

March 16, 2021

Dr. Brian Buma Climate Change Damaging North America’s Largest Temperate Rainforest, Harming Salmon New research released in Bioscience found that a remote region of North America’s largest temperate rainforest is experiencing changes to its ecosystem due to climate change. Brian Buma , a researcher and professor of integrative biology at...

Integrative Biology Travel Policy and Application, Spring 2021

March 12, 2021

From Virginia Ware - Hi Everyone, I hope you all are doing well and had a great weekend. I’ve attached the updated “travel” award application for this spring – I say “travel” because as many of you know, there is still a University wide travel ban in place. That being...

Katherine Hayes and Laurel Sindewald receive second place honors for their Front Range Student Ecology Symposium presentations

March 11, 2021

Integrative Biology M.S. Candidate, Katherine Hayes received a second place recognition for her oral presentation at the Front Range Student Ecology Symposium. Katherine presented some results from the study she and Dr. Brian Buma conducted, investigating how multiple short-interval fires are changing forest community, forest structure and forest carbon in...

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2021 Spring Seminar Series-Dr. Karen Kapheim

DR. KAREN KAPHEIM Associate Professor Department of Biology Utah State University WHEN: March 19, 2021 at Noon WHERE: Seminar will be presented via Zoom Please complete the RSVP FORM to receive the Zoom Meeting link. Forms can be submitted any time before the Seminar but not after 10:00am the day...

24th Annual Research & Creative Activities Symposium goes virtual on April 30, 2021

March 5, 2021

The Annual Research and Creative Activities Symposium (RaCAS) is coming up on April 30, 2021. We are happy to announce it will be hosted on the virtual conference platform Symposium to allow for both asynchronous and synchronous celebrations of the research conducted by our students at CU Denver | Anschutz...

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