Dr. James Gillooly and coauthor’s paper “Energetic basis of colonial living in social insects” PNAS published online before print “February 2, 2010”, doi:10.1073/pnas.0908071107
Dr. Gustav Paulay’s lab and colleagues’ work on the invertebrate component of the Moorea Biocode project is featured in the February issue of National Geographic.
UF’s Explore research magazine entitled Darwin’s “Descendents” features many from the Biology Department: Drs. Betty Smocovitis, David Reed, David Smith, Marty Cohn, Marta Wayne, Charlie Baer, Pam Soltis, David Steadman, and Larry Page. Dr. McCleary, Dr. Cohn, and Dr. Smith’s… Read More
The Department of Biology received a donation of $5,000 in December from Dr. Michael May, who graduated with a Ph.D. from the Department of Zoology. Dr. May made the donation in honor of two of his professors – Dr. Brian… Read More
Dr. Doug Levey, a biologist at the University of Florida, found that the birds could easily pick out a threatening person from a crowd.
Dr. Robert Holt’s paper, “Bringing the Hutchinsonian niche into the 21st century: Ecological and evolutionary perspectives” was recently published in PNAS. doi:10.1073/pnas.0905137106
Dr. Jamie Gillooly and co- author’s paper, “The energetic basis of acoustic communication” was published in Proceedings B is the Royal Society B doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.2134
Dr. Jonathan Bloch of the FLMNH was co-author on “Cranial Anatomy of the Earliest Marsupials and the Origin of Opossums,” which was recently published in PLoS ONE.
Dr. Nico Cellinese has been awarded an NSF CAREER grant. The title of her grant is “Evolution in the Eastern Mediterreanean Campanulaceae – Integrating Information Management Research and Teaching.”
Dr. Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis’ review of David F. Prindle’s book: Stephen Jay Gould and the Politics of Evolution is featured in the recent issue of Science. DOI: 10.1126/science.1179955