Nick Mason just returned from a successful research trip to the Imperial Valley of California, where he was studying local adaptation in horned larks.
Scott just presented a talk on his chickadee hybridization studies: Taylor SA, Hochachka W, White T, Curry R, Lovette I. Climate Mediated Movement of an Avian Hybrid Zone. Society for the Study of Evolution. 2013. Snowbird, Utah. June 21-25. Talk.
Undergraduate Kate Bemis has been selected as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Scholar: http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/scholarships/hollings.html#page=timeline
Congratulations to Scott and his co-authors for another paper resulting from his PhD research at Queen’s University: Taylor SA, Morris-Pocock JA, Tershy BR, Castillo-Guerrero JA, Friesen, VL. 2013. Genetic evidence for hybridization between brown (Sula leucogaster) and blue-footed (S. nebouxii) boobies in the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Ornithology 41: 113 –…
Congratulations to postdoc Scott Taylor for being awarded a 6-month postdoctoral fellowship from the Center for Comparative and Population Genomics (3CPG)!
Congratulations to Scott and his co-authors for another paper resulting from his PhD research at Queen’s University: Taylor SA, Anderson DJ, Friesen VL. 2013. Evidence for asymmetrical gene flow of nuclear loci, but not mitochondrial loci, between a seabird species pair. PLoS ONE. 8(4): e62256.
Congratulations to Dan for winning the Alexander Wilson Student Presentation Award for his talk on “Experimental evidence that extra-pair mating drives asymmetrical introgression of a sexual trait” at the 125th Annual Meeting of the Wilson Ornithological Society in Williamsburg, VA.
Lutz, H. L.,Weckstein, J. D., Engel, J. I., Bates, J. M., Hackett, S. J. 2013. Evolution and diversity of malarial parasites in the African tropics, presented at Makerere University Department of Biological Sciences Symposium on Afrotropical Biodiversity, Kampala, Uganda.