Navigation Links
UC Riverside biologist elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Date:4/19/2011

allenges of the day. We look forward to engaging our new members in this work."

Reznick decided to take up a career devoted to evolutionary biology when he was a senior in Washington University, Mo., from where he graduated in 1974. Early in his career, he succeeded in experimentally testing predictions of evolutionary theory in natural populations of guppies. He showed that the rate of evolution in nature can be very high, on the order of 10,000 to 10 million times faster than had been inferred from the fossil record.

Reznick obtained his Ph.D. in biology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1980. Subsequently, he was a research associate at the University of Maryland, supported by funding from the National Science Foundation. He joined the UCR faculty in 1984.

He was the Faculty Research Lecturer for UCR in 1998. In 2003, he was a recipient of the prestigious E. O. Wilson Prize from the American Society of Naturalists, which honors an active investigator who has made significant contributions to the knowledge of a particular ecosystem or group of organisms.

He is the author of "The Origin Then and Now: An Interpretive Guide to the Origin of Species" (Princeton University Press, 2009), which makes Darwin's "Origin of Species" more accessible by explaining its historical context, and converting it into more modern terms. He also has authored or co-authored more than 100 publications in internationally peer-reviewed scientific journals and edited books on evolutionary biology.


'/>"/>

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. UC Riverside biochemists devise method for bypassing aluminum toxicity effects in plants
2. Vitamin D a key player in overall health of several body organs, says UC Riverside biochemist
3. UC Riverside scientist to explore how vegetation affects urban heat islands
4. UC Riverside rice geneticist receives high honor from US Department of Agriculture
5. UC Riverside biochemist to study how crops can increase protein production
6. UC Riverside researcher names lichen after President Barack Obama
7. UC Riverside professor receives top scientific honor
8. UC Riverside geneticist receives highest honor from Botanical Society of America
9. Public lecture at UC Riverside to discuss origin and fate of universe
10. UC Riverside student is 1 of only 5 persons selected for challenging Arctic expedition
11. UC Riverside research on barley genome gets boost from $1 million USDA grant
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
UC Riverside biologist elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
(Date:7/24/2014)... the product of 3.5 billion years of evolutionary trial ... life. But it may be reaching a tipping point. ... analysis of data published in Science , an ... decline of animals is contributing to what appears to ... biological extinction event. , Since 1500, more than 320 ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... has developed a new nanoscale agent for imaging the ... the function and properties of the GI tract in ... of gut diseases. , Illnesses such as ... bowel disease all occur in the intestine and can ... such as diabetes and Parkinson,s. , Until now, ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... have similar counterparts in humans, affect the connections between ... into the hippocampus, an area of the brain that ... creation of memories. The results of the study have ... Brain function depends on the active communication between nerve ... woven together into a dense network where they constantly ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Stanford biologist warns of early stages of Earth's 6th mass extinction event 2Stanford biologist warns of early stages of Earth's 6th mass extinction event 3New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut 2A protein couple controls flow of information into the brain's memory center 2A protein couple controls flow of information into the brain's memory center 3A protein couple controls flow of information into the brain's memory center 4
... from smart phones to SUVs are starting to design ... for an often troublesome life after the consumer, according ... (C&EN), ACS, weekly newsmagazine. The cover story ... product stewardship, an increasingly popular approach to environmental protection ...
... of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working with the ... emergency first responders in the delicate and potentially critical ... project, dubbed "Operation Vigilant Sample," seeks to coordinate training ... federal levels based on newly developed sample collection protocols. ...
... A signaling system in the brain previously shown to ... illness, according to research conducted at Oregon Health & ... is particularly meaningful because it implies that a new ... reverse the inactivity and exhaustion brought on by acute ...
Cached Biology News:Operation Vigilant Sample: First responder training for suspicious powders 2Scientists identify what makes us feel 'bad' when we're sick, how to treat it 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... Engineering at the University of Delaware, is known ... energy engineering, environmental sustainability and electronics. , His ... with a well-defined, crystalline structure. At the atomic ... that zeolites can separate molecules with size differences ... of a nanometer), making them useful to the ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... Research and Markets has announced ... 2014-2018" report to their offering.  ... the in vitro growth of plant or animal cells ... biopharmaceutical production. Cell culture is a crucial step in ... cell culture consumables are necessary for the in vitro ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 ... to advances in modeling lithium-ion battery storage capacity. ... benefit from a theoretical model created at ... University that predicts how carbon components will ... energy storage emphasizes the urgent need for higher-performance ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 24, 2014  CorMedix Inc. (NYSE MKT: CRMD), ... therapeutic products for the prevention and treatment of ... notice on July 18, 2014 from the NYSE ... the CorMedix plan to regain compliance with continued ... the NYSE-MKT is continuing the Company,s listing and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:University of Delaware researcher describes new approach for creating organic zeolites 2Global Cell Culture Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Becton, Dickinson and Co, EMD, GE Healthcare, Lonza Group, Sigma Aldrich and Thermo Fisher Scientific 2Getting More Life out of Lithium-ion Batteries 2CorMedix, Inc. Granted Extension of NYSE-MKT Listing 2CorMedix, Inc. Granted Extension of NYSE-MKT Listing 3
... ... it is a sponsor for this year’s 4th Annual Orthopedic Design & Tradeshow (ODT) ... NEIRP partners and staff will also be available to meet tradeshow attendees at ... region has to offer to the medical device industry . , ...
... 5 Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM ) ... trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel ... Data previously reported from the initial cohort of 21 ... 17 evaluable patients with locally advanced or metastatic NSCLC ...
... Regado Biosciences, a privately held company leading the development ... that David J. Mazzo, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive ... 2009 at the Conrad Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. ... on October 6, 2009. The Conference brings together premier ...
Cached Biology Technology:Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership to Participate in 2009 Orthopedic Design & Technology Conference & Exhibition 2Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership to Participate in 2009 Orthopedic Design & Technology Conference & Exhibition 3Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Results From Phase II Bavituximab Lung Cancer Trial 2Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Results From Phase II Bavituximab Lung Cancer Trial 3Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Results From Phase II Bavituximab Lung Cancer Trial 4Regado Biosciences To Present at the 2009 Japan Biopharma Partnering Conference on October 6, 2009 2
hnRNP U (H-94)...
... sheer in-house demand is causing shortages in your ... This can cause unwanted distractions, problems and delays. ... your hard work and endeavour! Bring us your ... market it internationally. We work under ISO 9001 ...
... causing shortages in your laboratory or fellow ... unwanted distractions, problems and delays. ... hard work and endeavour! Bring us your ... market it internationally. We work under ISO ...
... from vaccinia virus is a type I ... negative superhelical turns (also called right- and ... product of the reaction is a covalently ... negative superhelical turns. DNA Topoisomerase I does ...
Biology Products: