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.

Low genetic diversity and limited genetic structure across the range of the critically endangered Mexican howler monkey (Alouatta palliata mexicana). Melo-Carrillo, A., Dunn, J., Cortés-Ortiz, L. (2020) American Journal of Primatology. 82, 1:10.

Melo Carrillo’s adviser is Professor Liliana Cortés Ortiz. He will receive a certificate signed by Professor Regina Baucom, associate chair for graduate studies, and Professor Patricia Wittkopp, EEB chair and a $30 book store gift card. Congratulations!