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Tracking Andean Birds

Tracking Andean Birds

Published: Jun 17th, 2019

By Ian Ausprey As part of the National Geographic grant funding our field season in Peru this summer, I am blogging on NG’s Open Explorer platform. Our research is on […]

No disaster is natural

No disaster is natural

Published: Feb 22nd, 2019

By Maíra Irigaray and Jason von Meding, Djair Sergio de Freitas Junior Should the Brumadinho dam collapse be framed as corporate incompetence or a crime against people and nature? The latest […]

Field Stories from the Andes of Peru

Field Stories from the Andes of Peru

Published: Jan 23rd, 2019

By Ian Ausprey You’ve probably encountered the term “Big Data” a lot in the news. From Google to Facebook to scientists sequencing genomes, the digital revolution has allowed an unparalleled […]

Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants, 2019

Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants, 2019

Published: Jan 14th, 2019

Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants, 2019 The UF Biodiversity Institute encourages interdisciplinary research and training with three main foci: (1) discovery of biodiversity, (2) using big data – informatics, modeling, computation […]

Former UFBI Fellow Joan Meiners Winner in AIBS Faces of Biology Photo Contest

Published: Dec 17th, 2018

Joan Meiners, a 2016-17 UF Biodiversity Fellow, took second place in the 2018 Faces of Biology Photo Contest, sponsored by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Her photograph shows […]

Fearless Science: Fellow Jessica Whelpley Explores Deep Sea

Fearless Science: Fellow Jessica Whelpley Explores Deep Sea

Published: Sep 11th, 2018

By Jessica Whelpley By Stephenie Livingston/UF News “The deep sea is a harsh, otherworldly environment few humans get the chance to see. That is, without advanced technology. This month, University of […]

Tropical Dry Forest out of the shadow; let’s shine a light

Tropical Dry Forest out of the shadow; let’s shine a light

Published: Sep 7th, 2018

By Diego A. García Olaechea When one thinks of tropical forests, often the first thing that comes to mind is the exuberant and lush rainforests that served as inspiration for the adventures of Tarzan and […]

Anders Hansen “From Ancient DNA to Zoonotic Diseases”

Published: Aug 27th, 2018

By Julie T. Shapiro On July 24th, the Biodiversity Institute hosted Prof. Anders J. Hansen. Prof. Hansen is the Director of Research at the Natural History Museum of Denmark, professor at the […]

UniBioQuest 2018 Participant Testimonials Are a Big Deal!

UniBioQuest 2018 Participant Testimonials Are a Big Deal!

Published: Jul 19th, 2018

    This past March-April 2018, QuestaGame held a new annual competition, “University bioQuest: Universities Prepare for Global Competition to Map Nature.” The competition was part of a mobile gaming […]

Biodiversity Institute Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2018

Biodiversity Institute Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2018

Published: Jul 16th, 2018

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT   Biodiversity Institute Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2018 Top Stories in this Newsletter UFBI & IFAS 2nd Annual Symposium: Collaborations in Biodiversity Research The UF Biodiversity Institute (UFBI), in concert […]