Sharing Sourdough for Science in Denmark
The 2019 Circumference seminar by the Food Organization of Denmark featured contributions to The Sourdough Project led by Prof. Rob Dunn. The seminar was held as a pre-event to the Food Festival in Aarhus, Denmark. 400 sourdough starters were created […]
The Rocky Egg Mass Picture Show
Insect egg masses indicate stream health and are egg-stream-ly beautiful.
“Never Home Alone” and “The Last Butterflies” in Longlist for 2020 AAAS Award
Prof. Rob Dunn's Never Home Alone and adjunct Prof. Nick Haddad's "The Last Butterflies" are among the seven titles longlisted for the 2020 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Young Adult Science Books.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities for 2019-2020
Here are the current research opportunities in Applied Ecology for undergraduate students. These can also satisfy the AEC492/493 requirement for the Applied Ecology minor.
Applied Ecology in Microbial Art Exhibition
The immersive exhibit, Host, is described as “a gut reaction to the loss of biodiversity within domestic, indoor ecosystems."
Derek Aday Named American Fisheries Society Fellow
AFS is the world’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to strengthening the fisheries profession, advancing fisheries science, and conserving fisheries resources.
New Grant To Address Health Care Inequality For Farmworkers
Applied Ecology and collaborators have secured a three-year, $427,551 health disparities grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine to improve technology and resources available to farmworkers.
Bombs For Butterflies – An Interview With Dr. Nick Haddad
I sat with Dr. Nick Haddad ahead of his evening with us on October 15th to chat about bombs, indictments, and burning wetlands… you know, butterfly basics.
Recruiting New Team Sourdough Members
We don't yet have a full understanding of the microbes that make our daily breads, even though humans have been making breads for over 10,000 years! That's why Dr. Erin McKenney and Prof. Rob Dunn are recruiting members to Team Sourdough.
If You Build It, They Will Come: Saving the Carolina Madtom
Carolina madtoms are catfish native to only two rivers in North Carolina facing a steep decline. The short-term answer? Madtom motels.