CEB Committe on Evolutionary Biology

Congratulations to CEB’s recent graduates!

Congratulations to Matthew Heintz, Andrew Dosmann, and Ariel Pani, who defended their dissertations and graduated from CEB this summer!

Dr. Heintz is now the Welfare Monitoring Post-doctoral fellow at the Lincoln Park Zoo. The title of his dissertation is "The immediate and long-term benefits of play behavior in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)". 

Dr. Dosmann's dissertation is titled "Proximate and ultimate factors in the evolution of animal personality in Belding's ground squirrels". He has recently started his new position as a lecturer at Stanford University. 

Dr. Pani is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His dissertation title is "Evolution of deuterostome axial patterning and nervous systems: insights from hemichordates".