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Center for Biodiversity Research


Research & Education in Theoretical & Applied Biodiversity Science

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Our faculty, staff & students seek to:

• Conduct innovative, world-class research & education programs

• Enhance & expand biodiversity research of all kinds

• Inform & inspire biodiversity awareness, sustainable management & conservation

• Translate biodiversity information to science & society

• Establish relationships with research & education partners & stakeholders worldwide

• Provide an intellectually vibrant community for biodiversity scholars

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These activities fall into 3 broadly overlapping focal areas...

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Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology

Including systematics, physiology, behavior, biological surveys & inventories

Global Change, Education, Agriculture & Urban Environments

Including conservation, sustainability, biodiversity assessment & decision tools, & other applied biodiversity science

Genetics, Genomics & Bioinformatics

 Including biodiversity data science, biodiversity informatics, modeling, & other computational biology

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