Professor of Integrative Biology, Jack Tseng, and IB graduate student Sergio Garcia Lara, co-authored a paper in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B as part of a series on the evolution of the mammalian skull. The study was based on a database they created of more than 1,000 vertebrate jaws. Read more here...
An Anna’s Hummingbird sipping from a California Fuchsia. (Photo credit: Víctor M. Ortega Jiménez)
A recent publication by Professor Robert Dudley of the Department of Integrative Biology in the journal Royal Society Open Science demonstrates that hummingbirds happily sip from sugar water with up to 1% alcohol by volume, finding it just as attractive as plain sugar water. They're not getting drunk though! Read more...
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Professor of Integrative Biology, Dr. tyrone B. hayes, has been acknowledged as a critical contributor to science once again -- this time by being elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Photo credit: Ruth Hartnup
IB graduate student Kyle Rosenblad and his faculty mentor, Professor David Ackerly, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences recently about how Western forests are not adapting fast enough to match the current rate of climate change. Read more about it in the Daily Cal...
Congratulations to Dr. Annaliese Beery on receiving tenure and her promotion to Associate Professor of Integrative Biology! The Beery Laboratory seeks to understand neurobiological pathways that support sociality (group-living) and affiliative social behavior between peers. To learn more, visit the Beery Lab Website.
Dr. Juan Liu, an assistant museum curator and assistant adjunct professor in the Department of Integrative Biology gives a behind the scenes tour of the UC Museum of Paleontology. Click here to see the photo slideshow.
The study, published in the journal Science Advances, presents the latest results from UC Berkeley Museum of Vertebrate Zoology's Grinnell Resurvey Project, an effort to revisit and document birds and small mammals at sites first surveyed a century ago by UC Berkeley professor Joseph Grinnell.
Former IB postdoc Brian Swartz and IB professor Brent Mishler, present their new book entitled Speciesism in Biology and Culture: How Human Exceptionalism is Pushing Planetary Boundaries. It includes 9 chapters containing wide-ranging discussions about the sociopolitical, cultural, and scientific ramifications of speciesism and world views that derive from it, integrating natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.