Grad student Nick Mason and undergraduate Mary Margaret Ferraro are back from their collecting trip to Mexico, having succeeded in getting good samples of their target species and numerous other specimens for the CUMV and their collaborating Mexican institutions. Particular kudos to Nick for arranging this expedition on his own…
Leo just gave a well-received talk on Sporophila genomics in one of the very last sessions at this year’s Evolution conference.
Graduate student Sahas Barve just presented a talk on his collaborative study with grad student Nick Mason: “Cavity nesting makes flycatchers fecund and fly farther”. Evolution 2014, Raleigh North Carolina
Kate just presented at talk on “Beloniformes of the western North Atlantic” at the Hollings Symposium in Silver Spring, MD.
Nick presents a talk on his collaboration with Scott on redpoll genomics: Mason, N.A. and S.A. Taylor. Differentially expressed genes unite phenotypes despite undifferentiated anonymous loci in the phenotypically diverse redpoll finches (Acanthis). Evolution 2014. Raleigh, North Carolina.