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SAD NEWS: THE PASSING OF MARIO MOLINA THE ONLY MEXICAN SCIENTIST WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE

News by on October 9, 2020
  Mario Molina was born in Mexico City in 1943. He studied chemistry at Mexico’s National University (UNAM), where he obtained a B.Sc. degree in chemical engineering, and then he joined the Faculty in UNAM’s School of Chemistry in 1967 and 1968. His graduate education took him to Freiburg, Germany, and he then obtained his… Read more SAD NEWS: THE PASSING OF MARIO MOLINA THE ONLY MEXICAN SCIENTIST WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE

Dirzo Lab Meeting, October 09, 10am on Friday Pacific time (US and Canada)

News by on October 8, 2020
This week in lab meeting we will be hearing from Duncan Cole, a Stanford undergraduate in the Earth Systems program. Duncan will be discussing his research on tamandua anteater reintroduction at wildlife rescue centers in Costa Rica. Specifically, the presentation will be about Duncan’s experience reintroducing and radio-tracking three orphaned tamanduas at two different rescue… Read more Dirzo Lab Meeting, October 09, 10am on Friday Pacific time (US and Canada)

Dirzo Lab Meeting, October 02, 10am on Friday Pacific time (US and Canada)

News by on September 30, 2020
This Friday in lab meeting we’ll be hearing from Nicole Ponta from the Institute of Terrestrial Ecosystems at ETH Zurich. Nicole’s presentation is “Hunters, poachers, stewards. What’s in a name? Understanding the drivers of hunting behavior through participatory modelling” and here is a short description: The aim of this talk is to look at hunting… Read more Dirzo Lab Meeting, October 02, 10am on Friday Pacific time (US and Canada)

Dirzo Lab Meeting, September 04, 10am on Friday Pacific time (US and Canada)

News by on September 3, 2020
This Friday in lab meeting we will be hearing a presentation from Addison Allen, a master’s student at the University of Oklahoma and prospective Dirzo lab PhD student. In Addison’s words, “My research broadly focuses on fire succession and small mammal community dynamics. I will be talking about my thesis chapter that evaluates whether dietary competition… Read more Dirzo Lab Meeting, September 04, 10am on Friday Pacific time (US and Canada)

Honors program in Earth Sciences, Stanford University Drake, Osanna V. 2020.

News by on August 26, 2020
Drake, Osanna V. 2020. Chytridiomycosis on a California University Campus: Comparing infecton prevalence by physiology, climate and local environment. Honors program in Earth Sciences, Stanford University 

Rebecca Nelson was recognized as the Unoversity's Fox Award Winner

News by on August 26, 2020
In addition to completing a spectacular thesis, Variation in Insect Herbivory, Palatability, and Plant Defensive Traits across sympatric California Oak species, Becca was recognized as the Unoversity’s Fox Award Winner, for her outstanding performance as a student in Evolutionary Ecology, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford.

David Tattoni. David was the Winner of The Firestone Medal

News by on August 26, 2020
David Tattoni. David was the Winner of The Firestone Medal, in Biology. This recognition comes from his outstanding Honors Thesis, Riparian Avifauna of the San Francisco Bay Region: Population Dynamics and Future Outlooks with Anthropogenic Climate Change. School of Earth, Energy and the Environment, Stanford,

Seminario virtual: “Impacto antropogénico sobre la fauna silvestre: consecuencias para riesgos de zoonosis"

News by on August 25, 2020
La Red de Ecología de Enfermedades Latinoamericana invita al seminario “Impacto antropogénico sobre la fauna silvestre: consecuencias para riesgos de zoonosis” 27 de Agosto de 2020, 17:00 (CDMX)  

Dirzo Lab Meeting, August 21, 10am on Friday Pacific time (US and Canada)

News by on August 20, 2020
This Friday we will be hearing from Itzel Arias del Razo, who was formerly a post-doc in the Dirzo Lab. Itzel will presenting “Functional connectivity between two National Parks and identification of priority conservation areas in central Mexico” Zoom meeting

Dirzo Lab Meeting, July 31, 10am on Friday Pacific time (US and Canada)

News by on July 30, 2020
This Friday Rodolfo will be telling us about his new project in Mexico, in a presentation titled “A program to monitor biodiversity and its significance for disease regulation across major ecosystems in Mexico“