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Biological Sciences Building tops out

According to folklore, the practice of topping out a new building harkens back to the ancient Scandinavian ceremony of placing a tree on top of new timber-frame buildings to mollify tree-dwelling spirits displaced by construction.

EEB’s current faculty searches

EEB seeks applicants for three assistant professor (tenure-track) positions in ecology: ecosystem ecologist, population/community ecologist and theoretical ecologist.


Visualizing and predicting evolution by mapping the elusive 'fitness landscape'

Suppose you were trying to design a vaccine to combat next season's influenza virus. Having a detailed map that tells you exactly how various strains of the flu bug will evolve would be extremely helpful.

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