Peter Makovicky and colleague, Lindsay Zanno, discovered a new apex predator dinosaur in North America. This new dinosaur, Siats meekerorum, is a significant precursor to the Tyrannosaurus rex and is the first of its kind to be found on this continent. Makovicky is a curator of dinosaurs at the Field Museum and a CEB faculty member.
David Jablonski was recently featured in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
CEB student Amy Henry recently asked the New York Times Ethicist, what, as a scientist, her obligations are to confronting pseudoscience and anti-science attitudes.
Research by CEB student Nate Upham and his avisor, Bruce Patterson, shows that past biogeographic transitions of fauna between the Andes and Amazonia have been reciprocal.
CEB welcomes David Grossnickle, Laura Southcott, Supriya, and Katie Silliman, our newest graduate students!
Congratulations to Matthew Heintz, Andrew Dosmann, and Ariel Pani on their successful dissertation defense and graduation from CEB this summer!
CEB students Courtney Stepien, Tim Sosa, Jonathan Mitchell, and Max Winston recently participated in the first Science Game Jam at the Field Museum.
National Geographic recently interviewed CEB faculty member Zhe-Xi Luo on his group’s recent discovery of Rugosodon eurasiaticus, a rodent-like mammal that lived during the late Jurassic.
Robert Martin's latest book How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction is currently featured on the Univerity of Chicago's website.
The culmination of Sue Kidwell and Michael LaBarbera's 'Field Course in Modern and Ancient Environments' is a spring break trip to the Gerace Reseach Center in the Bahamas. Chelsea Leu, a rising fourth-year, recently wrote up her experience for the University of Chicago's website.
Click here to see recent interviews of Lance Grande, Robert Martin, Janet Voight, and Michael Coates!
CEB faculty member Andrew Hipp, Senior Research Scientist at the Morton Arboretum, was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research, INRA Bordeaux-Aquitane.
CEB student Kristen Voorhies' recent seminar at Oregon State's Hatfield Marine Science Center can be watched here.
Congratulations to Sebastian Heilpern, Courtney Stepien, Benjamin Krinsky, Robert Arthur, and Collin Kyle, who recently received 3rd place in the 2013 National Science Foundation Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge!
Congrats to Max Winston, who was awarded a 2013 Donald Steiner Travel Award!
Nate Smith (PhD 2011) recently discussed on CNN what we have learned about dinosaurs since the release of Jurassic Park in 1993.
Congratulations to CEB faculty member Ilya Ruvinsky, who has been awarded a 2013 Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring!
CEB alumnus Daniel Lerman (PhD 2003) made his first argument before the US Supreme Court last month.
Congratulations to Hussein Al-Asadi and Dallas Krentzel who were recently awarded fellowships from the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program!
CEB faculty member Callum Ross received the "Favorite Faculty Award" from the Pritzker School of Medicine's graduating class.
Current publications by CEB faculty, students, and alumi.
Congratulations to Jonathan Mitchell, Courtney Stepien, Benjamin Winger, and Benjamin Rubin who were recently awarded NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants!
Leo Smith, assistant curator of fishes at the Field Museum and CEB faculty member, recently discussed his research with the Chicago Reader.
Congratulations to Benjamin Winger and Benjamin Rubin, who recently received fellowships from The Field Museum!
Current publications by CEB faculty, students, and alumi. Dec 2012 - Jan 2013.
Benjamin Krinsky’s submission to the NextGen VOICES survey was printed in the January 4th issue of the journal Science.
Congratulations to Neil Shubin whose latest book, The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People, will be released this Tuesday, January 8th!
Janet Voight, assistant curator of Zoology at The Field Museum and CEB faculty membor, was featured in the Chicagoist's 2012 People Issue.
Gene Hunt, a curator at the Smithsonian Institute and an alumnus of CEB, was awarded the 2012 Charles Schuchert Award. This award is presented annually to an outstanding paleontologist under the age of 40. Gene received his PhD from CEB in 2003. His advisor was Michael Foote.
A group of students in CEB, along with other students in the Darwinian Sciences Cluster, started the website, Bio for the Win, this fall.
Congratulations to CEB student Jonathan Mitchell for his recent article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences!