The ninth annual Early Career Scientists Symposium: Macroevolution: fossils, frameworks, and phylogenies will be held Saturday, March 16, 2013. The call for nominations can be viewed on the ECSS 2013 website; nominations must be received by January 15, 2013.

EEB hosts the exciting international symposium featuring outstanding scientists early in their careers who will present on the conceptual and methodological integration of paleontological and phylogenetic approaches to the study of macroevolution.

The organizing committee includes: Professors Dan Rabosky and Lauren Sallan (co-chairs); Professor Yin-Long Qiu; Joseph Brown, EEB postdoctoral fellow; Valerie Syverson, paleontology graduate student; and Qixin He, EEB graduate student; Cindy Carl, EEB senior secretary.

Symposium funding is provided by the generous support of alumna Dr. Nancy Williams Walls.