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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)

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LOOK UP! Photo contest has us skywatching

Following 2020’s winning photo of turbulent Lake Michigan waves, John Den Uyl’s first place with “Rainbow over the Michigamme Highlands,” shot in Baraga County, Mich., creates a poetic narrative.

A warm EEB welcome to our new chief administrator

“I am really looking forward to forming strong relationships with the faculty, students and staff within EEB to support the advancement of research and education.” ~Jennifer Wolff


Alluring larvae: competition to attract fish drives species diversity among freshwater mussels

A new genetic analysis of North American freshwater mussels by University of Michigan biologists concludes that a key to understanding the coexistence of many freshwater mussel species lies with the distinctive ecology of their microscopic, short-lived larvae, rather than the long-lived adults.

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EEB and the Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats invite applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track position at the intersection of ecology, evolution, and epidemiology of zoonotic pathogens. The successful applicant will maintain a thriving research program and serve as the Director of a new Pathogen Biorepository (M-PABI).

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