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Meet Stengl-Wyer Fellow: Jeffrey Coleman

Meet Stengl-Wyer Fellow: Jeffrey Coleman

Jeffrey Coleman is one of our 2023 Stengl-Wyer Fellows. He is a PhD candidate who works with advisor Dr. David Cannatella to investigate poison frogs of the Neotropics, which sequester skin toxins from an arthropod diet. Jeffrey talks here about how his interest in tropical ecosystems started and where his research is headed as ...
Meet Stengl-Wyer Fellow: Xinyi Yan

Meet Stengl-Wyer Fellow: Xinyi Yan

Tell us where you came from before UT, and what you studied then? I was born and raised in the Yangtze Delta region in China, where the lush nature started my interests in botany. In my undergrad, I studied Biology and Applied Math at UCLA, and did research with Gaurav Kandlikar in Nathan Kraft’s lab group. I integrated my training in math and ecol...
Meet Stengl-Wyer Fellow: Kristina Black

Meet Stengl-Wyer Fellow: Kristina Black

Diving on a healthy reef at Orpheus Island Research Station in Australia, 2019 (photo: Misha Matz) Kristina Black is one of our 2023 Stengl-Wyer Fellows. She is a PhD candidate in the lab of Dr. Misha Matz. Kristina talks here about her broad undergraduate research leading to her passion of researching genetic adaptation for coral restorati...
Applications open for 2023-2024 Stengl-Wyer Graduate Fellowships

Applications open for 2023-2024 Stengl-Wyer Graduate Fellowships

The College of Natural Sciences (CNS) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2024 Stengl-Wyer Graduate Fellowships competition! ABOUT THE AWARD The Stengl-Wyer Graduate Fellowships fund doctoral candidates pursuing dissertation research on the diversity of life and organisms in their natural environments, acr...