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evolutionary biology

Cascade Sorte

Coastal ecosystems: cracking the code

Marine biologist Cascade Sorte delves into the complex interactions between climate change and ocean species

Sunny Jiang, UC Irvine professor of both civil and environmental engineering and ecology and evolutionary biology sitting in front of a fountain holding a clear water bottle.

Navigating ocean waters

Sunny Jiang strives to understand the balance between human activities and coastal ecosystems

Adriana Briscoe, UC Irvine professor of ecology and evolutionary biology with a blue butterfly on her hand.

UC Irvine’s Adriana Briscoe is elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Renowned biologist is among 144 diverse recipients of prestigious award this year

Tobin Hammer, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, leans over a colony of bumblebees inside a climate-controlled room at UCI. On the shelf by his right arm is a modified hand-held vacuum used to capture escapees.

The secret life of bumblebees

UCI scientist uncovers surprising facts about the fuzzy insects

Butterfly on a branch.

UC Irvine biologists find what colors a butterfly’s world

Study identifies first known gene change in sex-differentiated vision

Associate Professor Deborah Lutterschmidt wins award for comparative endocrinology

The International Federation of Comparative Endocrinological Societies has awarded the Grace Evelyn Pickford Medal in Comparative Endocrinology to Deborah Lutterschmidt, UCI associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology. Given just once every four years, the honor recognizes the achievements of early-to-mid-career comparative endocrinologists. Lutterschmidt accepted the award in early September during a joint conference of […]

Monica Daley

A bird’s leg view

Monica Daley studies avian ground movement to help people with mobility issues

UCI Podcast Indicator

California’s climate crisis examined on UCI special report website

Cross-disciplinary expertise shared through stories, videos, podcasts and more

Bri Bri Finley, a UCI postdoctoral scholar in ecology & evolutionary biology, and team members make their way through mustard plants to their research plots on Loma Ridge.

Fieldwork for a better future

UCI partners with Irvine Ranch Conservancy for climate change adaptation study of plant and microbial ecosystems on Loma Ridge

Climate change is driving plant die-offs in Southern California, UCI study finds

Loss of vegetation cover is most stark in desert ecosystems already on edge of habitability