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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)

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EEB First Paper Award celebrates publication achievement

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is delighted to present the EEB First Paper Award to Adrian Melo Carrillo on the publication of his first lead authored paper.

Coloring Science grant leads to initiative to diversify scientific role models

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RESEARCH FEATURE

Howler monkey genetics study shows similarities to archaic gene flow between humans and Neanderthals

Marcella Baiz (U-M EEB Ph.D. 2019) published part of her dissertation investigating a primate hybrid zone to try to understand the genetic basis of reproductive isolation of two closely related species: the mantled howler monkey and the Mexican black howler monkey. A hybrid zone is a place where two species coexist and occasionally interbreed in a process called hybridization.

The paper was selected as the cover story and an Editor’s Choice.

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