• handling shot of a Least chipmunk

    Why so many species on mountains?

    A recent article out of the McCain Lab highlighting evolutionary and ecological aspects important to animal diversity on mountains

  • Boreal toads during the metamorphosis phase

    Purple bacteria protects toads​

    The McKenzie lab is using boreal toads' microbiomes to help them ward off a deadly fungus in the Rockies

  • Students from EBIO 4660/5660 holding their completed dyed scarves.

    Innovative Courses: Insect Biology: EBIO 4660/5660

    Students from Insect Biology lab dyeing silk with a dye made from ground up cochineal insects.

  • Erin Tripp with lichen species she discovered.

    Erin Tripp recognized for discovering new lichen species

    Read more about Erin and the new lichen species, Lecidea hoganii and Candelariella clarkiae

  • Giardia lamblia SEM 8698 lores photo credit: Pieter Johnson

    Ecology advancing the fight against infectious diseases

    A new paper co-authored by a University of Colorado Boulder professor - Pieter Johnson, is advancing a multidisciplinary framework that could provide a better mechanistic understanding of emerging outbreaks.

  • Bighorn sheep in clear creek canyon, photo by Jeff Mitton

    Inbreeding not to blame for Colorado’s bighorn sheep population decline

    EBIO Graduate student and lead author of the study, Catherine Driscoll challenges the common hypothesis - that inbreeding is to blame for recent bighorn sheep population decline

  • Students working in a lab, measuring insects.

    Discover research opportunities in EBIO

    Curious about research opportunities for undergraduates? UROP? Internships?