New study reveals the ‘Hidden Figures’ of computational biology

Questions for EEB Assistant Professor Emilia read article, click here.

Brown pledges to reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions.

Brown pledges to reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2040. To read more, click here.


The Galápagos marine system is analogous to a roller coaster

In special report in the NY Times on the evolutionary test being faced by Galapagos Islands due to ocean warming, EEB professor of Biology Jon Whitman is quoted warning of dangers: “The Galápagos marine system is analogous to a roller coaster.”  Click here to read full article.

Congratulations to EEB grad student, Emily Heyne on successfully defending her thesis on December, 4th, 2018!

“The threat of climate change in tropical montane forests: Epiphyte species face extinction as mountains become warmer and drier.”



Widespread disease outbreak in Galapagos fish due to extreme El Niño, says IBES author

A new skin disease seen in Galapagos fish is likely due to extreme El Niño events, write IBES graduate affiliate Robert Lamb and colleagues in a new paper. Click here to read the full article.

Postdoc Research Position Available in EEB!

EEB is currently recruiting for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to study elastic mechanism in muscle function, in the Roberts Lab! Apply @

Hyundai Motor Announces Open Innovation Partnership with Brown University to Enhance Future Mobility

Congratulations to EEB grad student, Alberto Bortoni and the Swartz Lab! Click here to read article.
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Autonomous helicopter examines tropical forest role in global carbon cycle

Each year, fossil fuel combustion and other industrial processes release billions of tons of carbon into the Earth’s atmosphere. About half of this carbon remains suspended there, while some is taken up by the oceans and temperate forests. But what happens to the rest?

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