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Evolutionary Forecasting — How Predictable Is Evolution?

    Thomas Blankers is assistant professor of evolutionary ecology at the University of Amsterdam. He is interested in divergent evolution and speciation, particularly in relation to biological interactions across taxonomic levels (within species, between species/kingdoms) . Visit his website for more information.     How predictable is evolution? This question has historically been important […]


From the Field: A Summer in the San Juans

    About the Blog Author: Alexis Oetterer wrote this post as part of Dr. Stacy Krueger-Hadfield’s Scientific Communication Course at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is an PhD student in the Krueger-Hadfield evolutionary ecology lab and is interested in studying life cycle evolution and ecology. Follow Alexis on Twitter @AlexisOetterer.       […]


A walk on the beach, or an opportunity for great discovery?

About the blog author: Brinkley Thornton wrote this blog for Dr. Krueger-Hadfield’s Spring 2022 Science Communication course. Brinkley is currently a graduate student in the Department of Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham seeking her MS degree in Biology. She currently works in the Krueger-Hadfield Evolutionary Ecology Lab. Her MS research focuses on uncovering […]


From the Field: Backyard Phycology

About the blog author: Sarah Shainker Connelly (@SarahShainker) wrote this post as part of Dr. Stacy Krueger-Hadfield’s Scientific Communication course at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed a B.S. in Marine Biology at the College of Charleston before serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines in Coastal Resource Management. Sarah is now […]


Kin selection: how can selection drive the evolution of cell suicide in unicells?

About the Blog Author: Marcelo Barreto Filho has a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar). He has a MS in Ecology and Natural Resources from UFSCar-PPGERN, with a study abroad period in the Evolutionary Studies Institute at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. During his MSc, Marcelo developed research […]


EECG Embarkation: Experiences in early life influence development of future phenotypes

**The AGA grants EECG Research Awards each year to graduate students and post-doctoral researchers who are at a critical point in their research, where additional funds would allow them to conclude their research project and prepare it for publication. EECG awardees also get the opportunity to hone their science communication and write posts over their […]


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